The transgender community rallied together after the murder of their friend Ashanti Carmon, 27. (Courtesy Photo)

Transgender Community Rallies After Homicide in Prince George’s

THE AFRO — The investigation into the apparent homicide of a transgender woman in Fairmount Heights continues in Prince George’s County.  Ashanti Carmon, 27, of Alexandria, Va. was fatally shot several times reportedly after an evening out with friends on March 30. […read more]

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Criminal Injustice System Failed Trayvon

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Watching television Saturday night, I sat in stunned silence as the jury returned its not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Then, I was jolted by a Read More