Sharon Baptist Church Honors its Shepherd of 25 Years

Gathering on the corner of Stricker and Presstman streets, members, family, and friends of the historic Sharon Baptist Church, came together Nov. 13 to honor their leader, the Rev. Dr. Alfred Corrigan Daniel Vaughn....

Morgan Sets the Civil Rights Record Straight

Hundreds of students and alumni of Morgan State University gathered in the Student Center Theater on Nov. 11 to witness the unveiling of a civil rights exhibit commemorating student led sit-ins and protests dating...

Bus Carrying NC A&T Students to Baltimore Engineering Confab Involved in Multi-Vehicle Wreck in...

DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say three people were killed in a multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 85 in the southeast part of the state. All three deaths Friday morning were occupants of pickup...

17-Year-Old Arrested in Fourth Yau Brothers Carryout Murder

Freddy Jones Jr. only stopped into the Yau Brothers Carryout on Halloween to get a quick dinner for himself before heading to work, where he operated a shuttle bus for Thurgood Marshall Airport. Jones...

Leadership School is Bliss

Perhaps the most raucous Spelling Bee in history took place earlier this month at the Brown Center at the Maryland Institute College of Art. That night the auditorium rocked with the fervor of a college...

Morgan Unveils a More Accurate Depiction of Civil Rights History

Morgan State University assumes its rightful place in this country’s civil rights history after university officials, joined by civil rights activist and U.S. Rep. John Lewis (Ga.), Rep. Elijah Cummings, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown...

The AFRO Salutes its Veterans

  The AFRO is proud of the staff members who have faithfully served in the military and protected this country on all fronts. They are Samuel Graham, circulation/distribution manager, Marines, 1968-1970; Cheryl Batts Cooper, circulation...

Survivors

Streets across America have become the sounding board for the majority that refuses to remain silent in such turbulent economic times. The cry is for jobs, for economic justice, for a...

Frostburg Community Mourns Death of Kortneigh McCoy

More than 500 Frostburg State University students gathered in the Lane University Center on Nov. 6, to mourn the brutal stabbing death of 19-year-old Kortneigh McCoy, a physics major in her sophomore year of...

Legislative Weekend Conference Aims to Build African American Wealth

Leaders from across the country will gather in Annapolis, Md. today for the Maryland Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Weekend Conference to promote economic development, health, and education. Centered around “building wealth in the African...

Early Voting Numbers Forecast Dismal Election Turnout

Baltimore residents will head to the polls on Nov. 8 to select the city’s next mayor, city council president, comptroller and city council members. However, lackluster preliminary reports on early voting participation provided by...

City Children to Lose Rec Centers

Baltimore City recreational centers are facing drastic budget cuts that may force a large number of centers to close. For fiscal year 2012 the city faced a $60 million deficit for the cost to...

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