NAACP Hosts Public Meeting on Census

The Baltimore branch of the NAACP has not been shy about declaring what it feels city leaders and community organizers need to do to...

Young Talks of Council Presidency

Bernard “Jack” Young has served on or chaired almost every Baltimore City Council committee over his tenure as a councilman. Now, he is pleased...

Baltimore Churches Promote Census

Where Baltimore City officials have received some of the blame for 2000’s census failure is where local NAACP president Marvin Cheatham says faith-based organizations...

Recreating Residential Magic at the Maryland Home and Garden Show

Following the success of televised programs featuring residence improvement and self-help programming, home and garden expos have developed a cult-like following among Americans looking...

The AFRO American Newspaper Presents: Economic Empowerment; Oyin Handmade

Oyin Handmade, is a fast growing business owned and operated by two dynamic African American entrepreneurs. As co-owners of Oyin Handmade -an all-natural body and...

Historic Blizzard Covers Baltimore City

The faster the snowflakes fell, the slower Baltimore moved over the past week. Streets and cars were buried in over 4 feet of snow,...

Church Members Don Red for Heart Disease

On Sunday, Feb. 14, women across Maryland will fill churches, synagogues and other places of worship in a sea of red hues. However, these...

Maryland’s Hungry Population Grows

BALTIMORE - Stacked pallets of food, drinks and condiments line the aisles of an 87,000-square-foot warehouse —bread loaves and dinner rolls, frozen goods, dented...

Massive Blizzard Hits Mid-Atlantic Region

A massive winter storm blanketed the Mid-Atlantic region on Feb. 5 and 6, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on the Baltimore-Washington area. Snow...

Baltimore’s New Mayor

" ... for such a time as this." Those words offered by the Rev. Bruce Haskins during the welcome and opening prayer at the swearing...

Dr. John L. Wright

Dr. John L. Wright was what could be called a persistent advocate; he seized every opportunity to make his voice heard. He even turned...

City Prepares for 2010 Census

Elected officials and local leaders in Baltimore City say they are working diligently to get the word out about the April 1 census distribution....