‘Cinderella’ School Rosemont Elementary/Middle Wins Coveted Award

Rosemont Elementary/Middle School’s evolution is truly a Cinderella story. Over the past 14 years, it has transformed from the lowest performing elementary school in...

MSU Names Business School Boardroom in Honor of Raymond Haysbert Sr.

In honor of one of Baltimore’s venerable business icons, the late Raymond V. Haysbert Sr., Morgan State University hosted a naming ceremony of the...

Maryland Political Icon, William Donald Schaefer Dies, at 89

Long time Maryland and Baltimore politician and character William Donald Schaefer died April 18 at his home outside Baltimore. He was 89. Schaefer served on...

Read’s Granted Temporary Historic Landmark Status

Read’s Drugstore in downtown Baltimore was given temporary historical landmark status on April 12, delighting preservationists and disappointing officials and developers. The Commission for Historic...

Heal a Woman to Heal a Nation Kicks-off 8th Annual Conference

One thing that excites Mothyna James-Brightful is marriage. The passion is evident in her voice when she talks about it. Today, as a married...

Killer Sentenced

One of the two men accused of murdering an AFRO security guard last spring was sentenced to life in prison with all but 35...

New Addition to State’s Attorney Office to Polish Police Prosecution Division

Three months into his post as Baltimore’s top prosecutor and in the wake of a high-profile police towing corruption scandal, City State’s Attorney Gregg...

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Lawrence Bell

A state prosecutor dismissed all criminal charges against former City Council President Lawrence Bell III April 7 after the woman plaintiff failed to present...

State Legislators Greenlight Minority Business Bill

Just before the General Assembly wrapped up this week, state lawmakers gave final approval to a bill changing how minority contractors are viewed when...

Morgan Shares in $95.8 Million Grant; Largest in School History

Morgan State University will receive a landmark $28.5 million portion of a massive $95.8-million, five-year grant from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The grant,...

Mayor Releases Budget Proposal

Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has proposed to cut library and 311 hours, restructure city employee health benefit plans and halve the city’s contribution...

Coppin Dedicates Art Gallery in Memory of Former Photography Professor

Cary Beth Cryor captured stunning images of life at its best and worst. Her passion for photography led her to Morgan State University where...