The AFRO American Newspaper Co. - COVID-19 Local News Fund

Give to support The AFRO American Newspaper Co. as we cover the coronavirus crisis in our communities.

$24,255 by 314 people

COVID-19 Local News Fund (via Local Media Foundation)

Local news needs your support

The AFRO American Newspapers (The AFRO) knows what it's like to endure challenging times. Founded in 1892 by John H. Murphy, Sr., a former enslaved man, The AFRO has been a beacon of light for the African American community for nearly 128 years. With your much needed support, we can continue to bring news and information about the community for another 128 years and beyond, and keep you informed with our COVID-19 coverage. Your contribution is sincerely appreciated.

Your donation of any amount entitles you to a FREE six-month subscription to The AFRO's e-edition.

Donors who give $250 or more will receive a free copy of To The Front: Black Women and the Vote, a beautiful limited edition book produced by the AFRO on the occasion of the 19th Amendment's centennial. To receive your book, please email [email protected] with a copy of your receipt showing a donation of $250 or more.


The AFRO American Newspaper Co. - COVID-19 Local News Fund is a program administered by Local Media Foundation, tax ID #36‐4427750, a Section 501(c)(3) charitable trust affiliated with Local Media Association. LMF is raising funds for educational activities; specifically, to educate the public on COVID-19 issues. LMF is providing funds to this news organization and many others to support this important educational project. All money raised by this effort will go directly to support COVID-19 reporting, to make sure the public has essential facts on this important topic.





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Everything that touches your life should be an instrument of your liberation -- Historian John Henrik Clarke

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Thanks for your commitment to keeping the community informed during good times and tough times.

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Salute to The AFRO and 103 Birthday Celebrant; Gold and Chippy Bass made a donation

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Many Thanks to The AFRO for continuing community engagement in print, digital and podcast during the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking forward to the "new norm" highlights you will bring to us. The adjustments may be difficult initially but we can count on you to inform us along the way.

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