Baltimore News

  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

    Santa’s highly anticipated arrival in downtown Baltimore will conveniently coincide with the Nov. 21 grand opening of the Waterfront Partnership Ice Rink this holiday season! Registration to the 4 to 6 p.m. event includes a free hour of skating and skate rental for the first 100 children, a ...

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  • Girls Mentoring Group Invites New Members

    The World Berries International Sisterhood Open House and Interest Meeting will be held 6 p.m., Nov. 22 at the Grind House Juice Bar, 2431 St. Paul Street in Baltimore. World Berries is a mentoring and rites of passage program for girls 6-13. For additional information visit worldberries.org or ...

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  • Progressive Groups Seek Common Ground With Hogan

    Larry Hogan is not Martin O’Malley. Not even close. And while this raises a number of concerns for groups pursuing progressive agendas in Maryland, there is currently optimism that, on a number of issues, enough common ground may exist between progressives and a Hogan administration to move ...

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  • Marshall Eddie Conway Tells His Story at Morgan U.

    The medium-sized crowd was quiet as Marshall Eddie Conway told his story and talked about his newest book, “Marshall Law.” Hosted by Dr. Raymond Winbush, director of Morgan’s Institute for Urban Research, the Nov. 6 forum in the Communications building served as a proper forum for Baltimore’s ...

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 19th on AFRO’s First Edition:

    What is being described as a “killer batch” of heroin is cutting a deadly path through Maryland, claiming dozens of lives. We’ll talk about the decades-long battle against heroin addiction in Baltimore with Israel Cason, founder of “I Can’t, We Can,” an ...

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  • Baptist Ministers’ President-Elect

    The Rev. Dr. Errol Gilliard Sr., pastor of Greater Harvest Baptist Church, was elected, Nov. 10, to serve as president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Baltimore and Vicinity. His leadership of the venerable organization will begin with his installation in January, 2015. 160 total ...

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  • NAACP Honors Veterans and Activists at Annual Freedom Fund

    More than 500 people gathered together for the Baltimore City NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Nov. 7, at Martin’s West. The banquet is the largest fundraiser held by the organization each year. The evening kicked off with the President’s Reception for honorees, Baltimore NAACP Board Members, ...

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 18th on AFRO’s–First Edition:

    The Baltimore City Council passed two bills Monday; one that requires all of the city’s police officers to wear body cameras and another banning  plastic grocery bags, both of which Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake says she will veto. We’ll talk Baltimore politics with the Baltimore ...

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  • Monday, Nov.17th on First Edition:

    In our first hour, we discuss The Maryland House of Delegates Pre-Session Hearing on Law Enforcement Reform with Delegates Curt Anderson and Jill Carter, as well as the AFRO‘s Roberto Alejandro and Fox 45‘s Stephen Janis. Also, we talk about Min. Louis Farrakhan’s upcoming ...

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  • AFRO’s First Edition–Friday Night:

    Murders in Baltimore are just slightly behind last year’s pace of 233, but a dramatic spike in homicides in Southwest and Northwest has many in those communities especially alarmed. We talk about the ongoing battle against violence and homicide with Baltimore AFRO American reporter ...

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