University of Maryland Open House

The University of Maryland's one-day open house is on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will feature over 400 free family-friendly...

Stand Up Baltimore’s “I Am The Change Youth Empowerment Conference”

The “I Am The Change Youth Empowerment Conference” is  on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Poly-Western High School located at...

Marion Louise Davis Patterson, Widow of Former Baltimore Schools Supt. Dr. Roland N. Patterson,...

On April 19, Marion Louise Davis Patterson died in Baltimore, Md. Marion Louise Davis was born in Houston, TX.,  on Aug. 15, 1931 to...

Upcoming AKA Regional Conference Brings Promise of Economic Impact to Baltimore

The North Atlantic Regional Conference for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) will be held in Baltimore, Md. at the Baltimore Convention Center from April...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, April 25.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Over the weekend, Baltimore topped more than 100 homicides before the end of April for the first time in...

Greater Baltimore Urban Leagues’ 2017 Whitney M. Young Jr. Gala

The 60th annual celebration of the Whitney M. Young, Jr Gala is on April 28 at the Hilton Baltimore from 6:00 p.m. to 10...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday, April 24. from 5 P.M....

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u President Obama gave his first public appearance this morning in Chicago, since leaving the White House. And over the...

Opioid and Heroin Overdoses Have Reached ‘Crisis Level’ in Maryland

WASHINGTON - When Carin Miller’s son was about 19 years old, he began to abuse heroin by snorting pills, eventually moving on to shooting...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, April 21.

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,...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Thursday, April 20.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u We’ll talk to Lisa Snowden-McCray, associate editor of City Paper about the seemingly convoluted process of installing a law...

Turmoil in Lacks Family Shadows Premiere of Oprah Movie

Lawrence Lacks has no personal problem with Oprah Winfrey or her interest in the life of his mother, Henrietta Lacks, donor of the now...

The Ordeal of Ivan Potts Is the Same Old Tragic Story

Ivan Potts seemed implausibly upbeat when I spoke with him on April 14, just two days after he was released from Roxbury Correctional Institution...