Morgan Honors Judge Bell

On April 28, Morgan renamed its Center for Civil Rights in Education to honor Judge Robert M. Bell, a Morgan alumnus and the first...

Coppin Welcomes New Provost

On July 1, Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will assume the position as the new provost and vice president of Academic Affairs for Coppin State University...

Study Seeks Reduction in Baltimore Arrests

The jail population in Baltimore City can be significantly reduced with reforms in arrests, bail and prisoner reentry programs according to a Justice Policy...

Off-Duty Cop Kills Veteran Marine

Tyrone Brown was days away from attending his son’s eighth-grade graduation in San Diego and a month away from walking one of his sisters...

Baltimore Mourns Loss of MD General Assembly Member

Michael Dobson, who represented Baltimore in the Maryland General Assembly from 1998 – 2003, died on May 29 after a multi-year struggle with lung...

Local Entrepreneurs Turn Part-Time Jobs into Full-Time Profit

As part of a four-part series, the AFRO is profiling up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are growing popular businesses while juggling traditional nine-to-five careers, spouses and...

Baltimore Resident Represents MD in Veterans Sports Competition

Army veteran and Baltimorean James Jones was the only athlete representing Maryland at the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Des Moines, Iowa May...

Students Feed Peers through Culinary Arts

The Baltimore City Public School System reached another milestone in its pledge to provide healthier food options to students. Beginning next school year, culinary...

Case of Assaulted Autistic Student Pushed Back

The state’s case against a bus driver who allegedly assaulted a 13-year-old autistic passenger has been pushed back to August after the defendant’s lawyer...

Dubious Parents Now Support East Baltimore School

BALTIMORE - The East Baltimore Community School was designed to be a neighborhood school, but earning widespread community support took a while, the city...

Black Social Worker Wins Big

It’s been a good year for Jean Tucker Mann. In the past three months, she’s won two of the field of social work’s biggest...

BCCC Graduates Recognized for their Accomplishments

Three students from Baltimore City Community College’s Class of 2010 were recently awarded and recognized for their achievements, further embarking them on the road...