Black Engineer Awards: Annual Conference Honors Black Leaders

In a landmark weekend that will pay tribute to African Americans in science, engineering, and technology at the 24th annual Black Engineer of the...

‘Yes We Can’ Awards Ceremony Held

More than 200 people walked the red carpet on Jan. 20 at Mo’s Seafood in Little Italy to celebrate the one year anniversary of...

State Legislators Take Aim at Gang Activity

ANNAPOLIS - The Safe Schools Act of 2010, unveiled Tuesday by House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, would require courts to notify schools...

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...

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...