Baltimore Teacher Network and WBAL–Ways to Fund Public Education Town Hall Meeting

On May 24 the Baltimore Teacher Network and WBAL are co-hosting a community town hall meeting focused on the recent deficit of Baltimore City...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday, May 15. from 5 P.M....

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A major victory for voting rights and civil rights advocates was delivered today, when the U.S. Supreme Court refused...

Baltimore City Schools to Cut Nearly 300 Teachers, Staff

(Updated 5/18/2017) Baltimore City Public Schools announced plans to lay off nearly 300 teachers and staff to balance its budget for the coming fiscal...

Md. Delegate Glenn Continues to Drum Up Support for Reform of State’s Medical Marijuana...

Maryland State Del. Cheryl D. Glenn (D-Baltimore) seeks the support of Black businesses as she plans a renewed push to change how medical marijuana...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, May 12.

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,...

Locks Funeral Home Passes Into History

Joseph G. Locks Funeral home, one of Baltimore’s and the nation’s oldest Black-owned businesses has closed its premises at 1302-1310 North Central Avenue. The...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Thursday, May 11.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Since Donald Trump fired controversial FBI Director James Comey, the calls for impeachment of the 45th president have grown...

Remembering the ‘Lady In The Lake’ 52 Years Later

He was just 9-years old when his mother went missing in April 1969. Two months later, long after his grandmother reported her daughter missing,...

Mayor Grows Talent Pool With City Solicitor Pick

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s most recent major appointment continues a streak of top talent joining the new administration. The mayor announced on May 3 the...

Baltimore Bus Terminal Dedicated to Cummings

A new Greyhound bus terminal located at 2110 Haines St. in Baltimore was dedicated to Maryland’s 7th District Representative, Congressman Elijah Cummings, on May...

Baltimore-Area Health Professionals Oppose Trumpcare

Following passage of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA), known as Trumpcare, in the House of Representatives earlier this month, many Democrats have spoken out...

The AFRO’s Tribute to Baltimore Area Mothers

JOY THOMAS MOORE “My sister said it best when she said ‘Our mother wore sweaters so we could wear coats.’ My mom sacrificed everything for...