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Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, July 12.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u
 From 5-7 P.M. We'll discuss national politics, including Bernie Sanders finally, officially endorsing Hillary Clinton in her bid for the White House. We'll also focus on the ongoing epidemic of violence...

The Young Come Out in Droves for Gray

Young people peppered the mass of supporters who flooded New Shiloh Baptist Church April 27 to help lay Freddie Gray, the African-American man who recently died in police custody, to rest. Twenty-somethings, teenagers, and even...

Ralph Matthews, Jr. Former AFRO Managing Editor, 86

Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a top-flight journalist who followed in the footsteps of his father as a managing editor of the AFRO American Newspapers, was a friend to Malcolm X and Miles Davis, among...

‘Reparations’ to Premiere at Morgan State University

Directed by Shirley Basfield Dunlap, “Reparations,” script and music by Joseph Edwards, will premiere at Morgan State University and run from April 10 through April 19 in the Murphy Fine Arts Center’s Turpin-Lamb Theater. A...

The Huber Memorial Church’s Ground-Breaking Ceremony

Join Pastor P. M. Smith’s on Sept. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at 5700 Loch Raven Boulevard for the ground breaking ceremony. All are invited.

Why I Left WEAA

I signed off for the last time at WEAA as host and executive producer of First Edition, while I was on air September 22. However, if I’m real about it, I actually “dropped the mic”...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, August 25.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A review of some of the top news stories of the week directly from the pages of the AFRO with managing editor Kamau High. Plus, The Mod Squad Taya...

Ken Banks Appointed to Shock Trauma Center Board

Construction developer and philanthropist Ken Banks has been appointed to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Board of Visitors. The Board of Visitors is made up of prominent Maryland community leaders, with the mission...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Wed, July 5.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Yoes is joined by author and Loyola University of Maryland professor Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead, to discuss the meaning of the Fourth of July in Black America. Also, The...

Hoping for a Bright Future after Enrolling in President Obama’s Affordable Health Act

He had every reason to believe he was in control of his economic future as a Certified Fiber Optics Technician, able to ply his trade anywhere around the globe. However, 12 months ago, after...

Nathan Barksdale, Real Life Inspiration for ‘The Wire’ Characters, Dead at 54

Nathan Barksdale, the real-life inspiration for the iconic "The Wire" character Avon Barksdale and others died in a federal medical prison in North Carolina at the age of 54 on Feb. 13. An official at...

Twitter Echoes Baltimore Community Following DOJ Report

Social media users went haywire after a recent Department of Justice report revealed evidence of racism and injustice within Baltimore’s police force. On Aug. 10, the phrases “Baltimore Police Department,” “Justice Department” and the...

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