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  • MARYLAND ZOO IN BALTIMORE SAYS GOODBYE TO DAISY THE RHINO

    BALTIMORE, MD — The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Daisy Mae, the Zoo’s 48-year-old Southern white rhinoceros.  “This is an incredibly difficult day for staff as you might expect,” said Zoo President Don Hutchinson. “Daisy has been a fixture here ...

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  • The Death of Freddie Gray: One Year Later

    The AFRO spoke to several people who were personally affected by last year’s uprising. These are their stories, in their own words.   Ericka Alston Penn North Recovery Center “My entire life changed, as a result of the uprising. One day I was the Director of Public Relations and Business ...

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  • Remembering the Day Freddie Died

    I had a conversation on my radio show “First Edition” (April 18) with three dynamic storytellers; two brothers (Black men) Kondwani Fidel, a young spoken word artist and Bayete Ross Smith a multimedia artist. My friend (and frequent contributor to “First Edition”), Dr. Karsonya (Kaye) Wise ...

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  • Interfaith Health Network Serves Baltimore Communities

    This month, Christian, Jewish and Muslim congregations in the Baltimore area began rolling out a program meant to capitalize on the connection between faith and healing. The Maryland Faith Community Health Network brings together health care providers and faith leaders to help foster health ...

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  • They Voted. Will You?

    In 1964, this mobile registration unit operated in Cherry Hill and helped get residents to vote. Do not forget to vote in Baltimore’s primary on April 26. 203 total views, no views today

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  • Emma Sutton Celebrates 100 Years

    Emma Sutton turned 100 years old on April 2 and celebrated her birthday at the Democratic Club in Dundalk, MD. At her party she received citations from Mayor Stephanie RawlingsBlake and the Baltimore City Council. Sutton spent much of her life in Baltimore where she married Alfred Baldwin ...

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  • Loranza Rooker

    Loranza Rooker, age 79, of Lewes, DE passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE. He was born on Sunday, October 18, 1936 in Columbus, OH, son of the late Jerry and Mattie (Powell) Rooker. Loranza Rooker is survived by his loving wife Janis Rooker and ...

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  • Baltimore Latest City to Try for $15 Minimum Wage

    The fight to raise Baltimore’s minimum hourly wage to $15 is on. Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke and Ben Jealous, former National NAACP executive director, led a coalition of trade union workers, faith leaders, business owners and low wage workers to announce Baltimore’s Push for ...

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