Development Group Works with the Least Fortunate

In 1999, when an organization that works with the homeless population was given the opportunity to redevelop of the former site of the legendary Memorial Stadium on Baltimore’s East 33rd Street, once the home...

Was there a Rush to Kill Korryn Gaines?

We don’t really know what happened in the final fateful moments before the killing of 23-year-old Korryn Gaines, a young mother of two, who was gunned down by police in front of her five-year...

Local Currency Set to Debut in Baltimore

Baltimore may soon have its own local currency, or scrip, if Jeff Dicken of the Baltimore Green Currency Association has his way. Next spring Dicken, with partner Michael Tew, is planning...

Morgan State University Welcomed Young African Leaders

The Center for Global Studies & International Education held the welcoming ceremony of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), June 16 in the Murphy Fine Arts Recital Hall. This prestigious program was awarded to...

Think-Tank to Train Black Youth to Challenge Structural Racism

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS), a think-tank run by five Baltimore natives under the age of 30, advocates for policy changes that challenge structural racism. The organization works to empower young Black people...

Local Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Chapter Works to Give Back to Community

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is no stranger to giving back to the community.  The Zeta Omega Sigma chapter provides outreach services to Baltimore County youth from their office located in Randallstown, Md.   Some of...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Wednesday, Dec. 7 From 5-7 P.M.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A full hour with, “The Mod Squad,” Taya Graham and Stephen Janis of The Real News Network, reporting on law enforcement and politics, including thoughts on the possible closure...

Baltimore City Council Seeking Control of City Police Department from State

Baltimore City Council members are asking the state of Maryland to give them direct control of Baltimore City Police Department policies. Despite popular beliefs, the city’s police department has been a state-controlled agency since the...

65-Year-Old Woman Among Those Killed Over the Weekend

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO Over the weekend, Baltimore witnessed a rash of shootings that left five dead and more than a dozen people injured. Among the dead is a 65-year old woman, Pinky Louise...

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Greater Baltimore Walk to End Alzheimer’s is on  Oct. 31 at Rash Field, 201 Key Hwy, Baltimore, Maryland 21230. The family-friendly event will feature trick-or-treating and live performances by the The Norwood Project....

Baltimore City Council Moves Closer to $15 Minimum Wage

Baltimore’s City Council has taken a step closer to implementing a $15 per hour minimum wage. The Council’s Labor Committee voted 4-0 this week in favor of a bill that will gradually increase the city-wide...

The Association of Black Psychologists: Fades and Fellowship

The Association of Black Psychologists presents Fades and Fellowship on August 28th. The reception begins at 6 p.m. Showtime starts at 7:30 pm. Kaiser Permanente is the sponsor. Visit http://motorhousebaltimore.com for more information about...

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