Baltimore News

  • Tyrone West’s Sister Still Fighting for Justice

    Last July, Tyrone West died while Baltimore City police were placing him under arrest. The officers involved in the incident were never charged. A joint investigation by the State’s Attorney’s Office, the Baltimore Police Department and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner concluded that ...

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  • Dunbar Brooks, 63, Leaves a Lifetime of Service

    Dunbar Brooks, the first African American president of the Baltimore County School board died Aug 17 at 63. Brooks also served as president of the Maryland State Board of Education from 2007-2008 and worked extensively with the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC), where he rose from a planner ...

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  • Baltimore Continues to Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson

    Ferguson, Mo. remains a tinderbox almost two weeks after Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, was confronted by police officer Darren Wilson for walking in the street rather than the sidewalk and subsequently shot and killed. Baltimore has already seen some solidarity responses to the Brown ...

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  • Mrs. Harris to Mark 101 Years

    Everyone is invited to the 101st birthday celebration for Mrs. Edna Odessa Tartt Harris, 12:30 to 3 p.m., Sept. 13 at Parkview at Coldspring, 4803 Tamarind Road, Baltimore. Her family calls their matriarch a faithful Christian activist, singer, educator with nothing but fruitful years. Call Dr. ...

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  • Luncheon at Forest Park

    Forest Park Senior Center’s 34th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon will be held noon to 4 p.m., Aug. 23, at the Delta Community Center, 2501 Springhill Ave., Baltimore. The afternoon’s activities include raffles and a silent auction, vendors, dancing, gifts and card playing. All proceeds to ...

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  • A Musical Celebration for ‘H. Marie Robinson’

    It was only fitting that musicians played, singers sang and dancers danced at a celebration of life gathering to honor the life of the Rev. Dr. Harriet Marie Robinson Walker Grigsby, Aug. 7 at Mt. Zion Apostolic Church,   5501 Liberty Heights Ave., Baltimore. For so many years she lit up ...

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  • An Anniversary Surprise at New Shiloh

    When service ended Aug. 10 at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore, worshippers were surprised, but not as much as the Rev. Monique Carter, who was serenaded by well known singer Johnny Gill, a treat arranged by her husband and New Shiloh pastor, the Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Jr., for their ...

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  • “We Do It All, From the Beginning to the End”

    On a rainy Tuesday morning, Aug. 12, just after 7 a.m., the lifeless, contorted bodies of seven men of assorted ages and races lie separately on steel carts within the autopsy suite at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). One man with a mangled motorcycle helmet still strapped to ...

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