Concerns Raised Over Closing of Baltimore Jail

The immediate closing of the beleaguered Baltimore City Detention Center’s men’s facility generally is being hailed as positive move, but concerns remain about where...

Baltimore’s YouthWorks Closes Out Its Summer

While Summer officially still has several weeks to go, one Summer program is ending. Baltimore’s YouthWorks, which gives student participants internships in the public...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, August 4

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Tonight cities and towns across the country, including Baltimore will observe, "National Night Out," to encourage at least one...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday, August 3

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u National politics with political commentators Catalina Byrd and Sean Breeze, including a New York Times report that suggests Vice...

Baltimore Killings Soar

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, July 31.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A look back at some of the week's top stories from the pages of the AFRO American Newspaper, through...

Maryland Governor to Close Infamous Baltimore Detention Center

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced plans to immediately shut down a "deplorable" Baltimore jail that was the focus of...

Baltimore’s Monthly Homicide Count Reaches a High Again

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's monthly homicide count is reaching a historic high for a second time this year. Police reported a fatal shooting Wednesday night,...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Thursday, July 30.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A week before Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell, a young Native American woman named...

Controversial Documents Related to Unrest after Gray Death Released

Baltimore officials have released thousands of pages of documents related to unrest following Freddie Gray’s death. Officials released the material Monday to The Associated Press...

Unify Baltimore Back to School Rally

The Educate One Foundation presents the 1st Annual Unify Baltimore Back to School Rally at Mondawmin Mall on August 22nd from 11 a.m. to...

Back 2 School Drive

Rising Over Standards and Excelling with Diamonds on the Rise are having their 2nd annual back to school drive on August 21 from noon...