More GTTF Cops Sentenced

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Two more members of the now disbanded Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) were sentenced June 8. Former Baltimore Police Detectives Evodio Hendrix and Maurice Ward were given credit by prosecutors for...

Hogan Honored at Langston Hughes Community Center

Governor Larry Hogan (2nd from left) is joined by (Left to right) Betsy Simon, Director Z-Hap; Karen Hammond, President & CEO KHD Performance Analysis Solutions; George E. Mitchell, Executive Director Langston Hughes Community, Business...
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Knights of Peter Claver-Council 62 Partner with Calverton School

The Knights of Peter Claver-Council, a Catholic social organization, partnered with Calverton Middle School to form a leadership institute. From right to left: Marie Brown, student, Martia Cooper, principal, William B. Robertson, Knights of...

`Leader’ of the Gun Trace Task Force Sentenced to 25 Years

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Former Baltimore Police Department Sgt. Wayne Jenkins cried and apologized in court today, prior to being sentenced to 25 years for his role as the leader of the disbanded Gun...

AFRO’s 2018 Endorsement Guide List of Candidates

By AFRO Staff Below are the names of candidates the AFRO endorses in the upcoming primaries in Maryland and Washington, D.C. To read the full endorsement issue, which includes why we chose the candidates we...

Race For the 41st Unearths Old Political Grudges

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO A series of legal maneuvers to keep a controversial candidate on the ballot in a key state senate race is raising questions. The 41st District showdown pits former State Del....

The Race War Will Not Be Televised

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] “You will not be able to stay home, brother You will not be able to plug in, turn on and drop out You will not be able to lose yourself on skag...

Following Court Loss, Ervin Keeps Options Open

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO All options are still on the table for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Valerie Ervin as the days wind down before the start of early voting on June 14 and Maryland’s...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello everyone, how are you? Let all of us say it together! `Rain, rain, go away, please come back another day!’ Terrible situation! Yes, our summer is here and we have a lot of free...

Rehoboth Light of the World Church Offers Memorable Summer Experience

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO The 2017-2018 school year is just about done.  In a couple of weeks, the school bell will ring for the last time, and children will excitedly begin their summer...

Honoring Fallen BCPS Students

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Recently, scores of parents, students, school employees and school board members and political officials stopped for a few brief moments as the names of nine Baltimore City Public School...

Min. John Battle, a Sandtown Fixture Dies at 75

By AFRO Staff Min. John Battle, a longtime master barber and the father of former AFRO reporter and Baltimore playwright Ursula Battle, died May 27. He was 75 The viewing for Minister Battle will be held...

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