Larry Young Hosts Gubernatorial Debate

WOLB radio host Larry Young hosted a gubernatorial debate between Democrats on June 5. From left: Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, Jim Shea, Rich Madaleno, Alec Ross, Rushern Baker, Valerie Ervin and Ben Jealous (not pictured).

Bill Pushes for Greater Racial Equity in Baltimore

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Baltimore is one small step closer to addressing generations of inequity inherent in how city government does business, thanks to legislation currently moving through City Council. The Equity Assessment Program...

Maryland Senate Hopefuls Appeal to Church Members

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] On May 24, eight candidates running to represent their districts in the Maryland Senate voiced their views during a forum at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FCG). The senatorial...

Candidates for Maryland Governor Debate Policing, Flooding

By The Associated Press Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor focused much of their second televised debate Wednesday on painful recent events in the state, including the death of a Baltimore County police officer and devastating...

Gubernatorial Candidates Try To Distinguish Themselves in Race

By Hamil Harris, Special to the AFRO Maryland Public Television hosted a Democratic gubernatorial debate in Baltimore where eight contenders on stage, and one on video. tried to distinguish themselves in a race where the current...

County Executive Race Shows Political Rift in the State

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is accustomed to holding press conferences to announce who is being convicted or sentenced for engaging in criminal activities. But Alsobrooks, who...

Morgan State Confers More Than 230 Master’s and Doctoral Degrees During the University’s Second...

Family and friends packed the Gilliam Concert Hall in the Murphy Fine Arts building today for Morgan State University’s second annual Graduate School Commencement exercises. During the ceremony, 233 degrees were conferred, 27 doctoral...

Earvin: `Maryland is ready for a woman of color at the top of the...

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Valerie Ervin, the former running mate of Kevin Kamenetz, the gubernatorial candidate who died suddenly last week, today decided she would pursue the governor’s mansion at the top of ticket. Ervin,...

Will Ervin Take Up the Mantle of the Kamenetz Campaign?

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO In the wake of the death of Maryland gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz, his running mate, Valerie Ervin, is being urged to take his place on the ballot and...

Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Race Heats Up

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Ivan Bates, the defense attorney, former prosecutor and candidate for Baltimore City State’s Attorney, has been on the campaign stump incessantly attacking State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and her record. Mosby...

Maldon Wins Mayorship in Capitol Heights With Historic Council

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Shawn Maldon, a businessman, was elected as the mayor of Capitol Heights on May 7. Maldon defeated former Capitol Heights mayor Darrell Miller and Town Council member Linda Monroe for...

Ivey Wants to Create His Own Political Path

By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Robert Julian Ivey wants to serve the residents of Maryland House of Delegates Legislative District 47. He wants to be judged by what he offers and not his last...

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