Interim Commissioner Tuggle Won’t Seek Permanent Position

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle is not interested in removing the “interim” from his job title. According to a report by the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis told...

Morgan’s Fundraising Campaigns Nets $254M-Plus in Donations

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Morgan State University has successfully completed its Sesquicentennial Anniversary Campaign, officials said.  The fundraising effort, celebrating the 150-year anniversary of the university in 2017, raised more than $254 million...

Baltimore Brothers’ Breakfast Featured at Watergate Hotel

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Two brothers from Baltimore are giving people a taste of their chicken and waffles in Washington, D.C. — thanks to a six-week pop-up engagement that’s got them serving...

Baltimore Officer Discovered Drunk on Duty, Terminated

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Less than two months after a Baltimore Police Department (BPD) officer was terminated following a videotaped beating of a city resident, another BPD officer has been fired after he was...

Maryland Democrats: Trump Health Care Curbs Could Affect 260,000 in State

By The Capital News Service BALTIMORE – As many as 260,000 Maryland residents could see higher premiums or lose their health care coverage altogether because of pre-existing medical conditions, age or gender under a new...

White Man’s Burden

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] I think I can speak for millions of Americans when I say I am officially sick and tired of Brett Kavanaugh; he has single handedly reinvigorated the apocryphal “little white...

Kevin Davis on Suiter Suicide: `Absurd’

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO According to former Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Kevin Davis, homicide detective Sean Suiter did not commit suicide.  In fact, the theory that the veteran cop...

Dispatches From Baltimore: A City at War

Submitted to the AFRO by Wise Whitehead Reading about Baltimore City through the lens of a Black mother offers the outside world an analytical framework for trying to interpret and understand the intricacies of what...

“Amazing Grace: Uniting Community” Concert

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Union Baptist Church in Baltimore will be the host for a musical fusion of styles, 7 p.m., Oct. 11, as Baltimore jazz legend Cyrus Chestnut, Grammy award nominated violinist...

New Doc `Charm City’ Examines Violence in Baltimore

By AFRO Staff As Baltimore grapples with a spike in homicides with more than 30 murders in the month of September, a new documentary focused on the people and groups fighting against the city’s ubiquitous...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

“Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet....

Seven Gunned Down Over the Weekend

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] After decreases in violent crime earlier in 2018, gun violence has seemed to increase in recent months and this past weekend was one of the deadliest of the year so...

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