Congressman Brown Leads Charge For Transgender Military Service

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown has joined a group of bi-partisan representatives who are vigorously challenging President Donald J. Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers serving in the military.  Sources close...

Mosby Receives Lukewarm Annapolis Reception

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO The reception in Annapolis for Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s proposal that would give prosecutors more leeway in vacating wrongful convictions was chilly, to say the...

Mosby Continues to Make Her Case

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO The war on drugs escalated since its inception in 1968 during the administration of Richard Nixon and the Nixon ideology spread to the state and city level through...

Maryland House Censures Lawmaker for Racial Slur

By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A White Maryland lawmaker was censured by the state's House of Delegates on Thursday for making a racial slur about a legislative district in a majority-Black...

Brown Questions Deployment of Troops to Mexican Border

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D) continues hold The Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security accountable for combatting extremism in the military and demanding a strategy and justification...

Maryland Delegate Loses Leadership Post For Racial Slur

By BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white Maryland lawmaker lost her leadership position Tuesday after using a racial slur for black people at an after-hours gathering at a cigar store...

White House Says Easter Egg Roll To Take Place On April 22

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says its annual Easter Egg Roll will be held April 22. Tickets are free and can be requested through an online lottery scheduled to open Thursday...

Md. Delegate Apologizes to Black Lawmakers for Racial Slur

By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white Maryland lawmaker accused of using a racial slur for black people to refer to a legislative district has apologized to leaders of the state's Legislative...

New Commissioner Meets Residents of Northwest Baltimore

By Stephan Janis, Special to the AFRO In a city reeling from consecutive years of record violence, the police commissioner designate Michael Harrison’s first encounter with Baltimore residents had a sense of urgency. Despite a wintry mix...

Alsobrooks Looks To Boost PG County Sports Through M-NPPC

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks has made a commitment to making her county more active than ever. Her term as the first African-American woman has begun with a commitment...

Congressman Brown Shares Vision for Political Partnership

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Maryland gubernatorial candidate and United States Congressman Anthony Brown met with the Prince George’s County delegation prior to addressing the general assembly in Annapolis.  Brown navigated through inclement...

‘…Redefining What Justice Looks Like’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Even in a news cycle perpetually dominated by the maniacal political machinations of Donald Trump, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was still be able to garner some national headlines...
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