Tax Breaks For Urban Farmers Approved

Urban farmers who grow and sell vegetables and animal products can now qualify for a property tax credit of up to 90 percent. The...

City Council Presses Mayor For More Education Funding

With a backdrop of about 100 students and their parents, a majority of the City Council called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to increase funding...

Protesters Disrupt City Council Meeting

On May 4th about a dozen protesters stood up during a regularly scheduled City Council meeting and unfurled banners demanding people arrested during the...

BDC ESTABLISHES THE BALTIMORE BUSINESS RECOVERY FUND

BALTIMORE (May 13, 2015) – The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) has established the Baltimore Business Recovery Fund (BBR Fund) to aid the many businesses,...

West Baltimore Block Party Brings Celebration, Healing

On a sunny Saturday afternoon nearly 1,000 people gathered in a crowded park in West Baltimore. Over the course of three hours, residents celebrated...

Rev. Heber Brown Fights Against a Return to Normal

Last Friday was an increasingly normal day for the Rev. Heber Brown III. The pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in North Baltimore was...

Credit Union to Help Residents Affected by Baltimore Uprising

Maryland’s largest credit union – has launched four programs aimed at helping individuals, organizations, businesses, and places of worship impacted by the recent acts...

Baltimore Residents Share Their Thoughts on Mayor’s One Baltimore Plan

At the now well-renowned intersection of Pennsylvania and North Avenues, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced an initiative to address some of the longstanding issues...

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

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Is Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby providing fuel for her critics of her prosecution of the six police...

BGE’s Minority Business Program Is Praised

A Maryland-based utility company that has a program that will enhance contracting opportunities for minority businesses for large corporations is getting positive reviews Baltimore Gas...

Atty. General Loretta Lynch Announces “Wide Ranging” Investigation of Baltimore’s Police

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department waded anew Friday into fraught, big city police-community relations, with new Attorney General Loretta Lynch declaring the subject...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, May 8:

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced earlier today the Department of Justice has launched a, "pattern or practice," investigation...