Baltimore News

  • TONIGHT: AFRO’s First Edition, Tuesday, Nov. 25th:

    The aftermath of the Ferguson decision. A grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year old Michael Brown, sparking outbursts of violence, arson and looting, as well as peaceful protests in that Missouri city as well as across the ...

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  • TONIGHT: AFRO’s First Edition, Monday, Nov. 24th:

    We look at the true legacy of iconic former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry with our panel, including veteran D.C. AFRO reporter James Wright. And Baltimore AFRO reporter Roberto Alejandro shares the details of his recent exclusive interview with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. ...

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  • Friday, Nov. 21st–Tonight on AFRO’s First Edition:

    Iconic comedian Bill Cosby’s legacy and career seem to be crumbling in the wake of rape allegations from multiple women that have resurfaced over the last few weeks, that go back as far as the 1960s. We’ll examine the perpetuation of violence and sexual assault against women in ...

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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. 187 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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