“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...

‘Black Mother’ Explores the Underbelly of Jamaica

By Jannah Johnson, Special to the AFRO Starting May 2nd the Maryland Film Festival will be taking place in Baltimore’s North Station, showcasing over 40 films and 10 short programs. One film that stands out is...
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Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Wednesday, May 25.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u After Officer Edward Nero was cleared of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray, what now? We’ll examine the path going forward as the five remaining trials play out,...

Harford Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for Spring Class

Existing and emerging leaders in Harford County may submit applications for Harford Leadership Academy through January 16, 2015. The program takes place on 13 consecutive Wednesdays beginning in March. A partial list of prior HLA...

Larry Gibson to Deliver Coppin State University Commencement Address

Larry Gibson, professor at the University of Maryland-Baltimore’s law school and of Counsel at Shapiro, Sher, Guinot and Sandler, will deliver Coppin State University’s 2013 Commencement address. The ceremony will take place 4 p.m.,...

Friends Remember Freddie Carlos Gray, 25, “The Life of the Neighborhood”

(Updated 4/22/2015) “He was the life of the neighborhood,” said William Stewart outside the Baltimore Police headquarters at a protest over the in-custody death of his life-long friend Freddie Carlos Gray that was drawing...

Baltimore City Council to Vote on New Member

City Hall completed its power shift on Thursday when the City Council voted on a new District 12 representative. Seven candidates – Frank W. Richardson, Arron Keith Wilkes, Rev. Rasheed Q. Ray, Charles U....

Black Lawyers to Convene in Baltimore

The nation’s oldest Black lawyers and judges association will host its 86th annual convention in Baltimore later this month. The D.C.-based National Bar Association (NBA) will draw an estimated 1,200 Black lawyers, judges, educators and...

Don’t Sit This One Out!

If you haven’t registered to vote in Maryland, today, Oct. 16, is the last day to do so online or by mail. The same is true for the District of Columbia. However, registration is...

Black Hooters Waitress Fired by Baltimore Restaurant Over Blonde Highlights

A Baltimore waitress was fired after her managers told her she wasn’t able to have blonde highlights because “African-American women don’t have blonde hair.” Farryn Johnson, 25, worked as a waitress at Hooters in downtown...

African Children’s Choir Performs at Ebenezer Baptist Church

The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will be performing at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 306 East 23rd Street, Baltimore, Maryland on Nov. 22 at 11 a.m.  The choir will perform a mix of African songs...

Panel Sends Draft Report on Slain Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — An independent panel has sent a draft report on the investigation into the killing of Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter to the city's police commissioner. The Baltimore Sun reports...

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