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Mosby Seeks Coronavirus Race Data

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] Baltimore City Sen. Nick Mosby is among dozens of members of the Maryland General Assembly, who want to know how the cases of COVID-19 cases and deaths around the state manifest along racial lines. Mosby, who...

‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] The Living Legend, Louie Vega, arguably  the greatest House Music DJ on earth played the Baltimore Soundstage on March 8. Vega was in Baltimore at the invitation of his friend Ultra Nate (another House legend in...

COVID-19 Update from Governor Larry Hogan: Frequently Asked Questions

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The Maryland Departments of Labor and Commerce have established a one-stop portal for businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19 at businessexpress.maryland.gov/coronavirus. Small businesses can apply for federal disaster loans from the Small Business Administration. To ensure Marylanders receive access to...

Men’s Shelter Relocated in Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

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(BALTIMORE, MD) – St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore (SVDP) announced today that, working in partnership with the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, it has relocated all 135 men from SVDP’s men’s shelter located in East Baltimore....

Please Let This Change Our World

By Tia Price, Director of Programs, Wide Angle Youth Media We teach our students how to create media one step at a time. Simple skills begin to form a project when stacked on top of each other. Once our students get...

Leaders Respond to `Coughing Cop’

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] A video of a Baltimore Police Department (BPD) officer allegedly coughing intentionally near city residents has sparked strong reactions from leaders. The video shows the officer, who has not yet been identified, coughing as he walks...

MSU President David Wilson Reflects on the Life and Legacy of a Morgan Icon

Dear Morgan Family, It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I share with you the unfortunate news of the passing of Earl G. Graves, Sr., a treasured member of our Morgan family. This son of Morgan was...

St. Francis Center Works Together While Apart

By Jannette J. Witmyer Special to the AFRO Don’t be misled by the shuttered building at the corner of Linden Avenue and Whitelock Street. In spite of major setbacks to the organization’s construction plans, St. Francis Neighborhood Center (SFNC) continues to...

City Leaders Grapple with COVID-19

By Stephen Janis Special to the AFRO As the number of COVID-19 cases in Baltimore continues to climb, city officials are slashing services and being forced to make quick adjustments to combat its spread.  As of April 7, the city reported 459...

Mayor Releases Emergency Plan for People Experiencing Homelessness: April 7, 2020

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City Begins Transport of Residents Experiencing Homelessness to More Stable Housing Beginning this week, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services will begin to relocate vulnerable homeless residents over the age of 62 from the City’s three emergency shelters to motels....

Mother and Son Die Within 24 Hours

By Beverly Richards Special to the AFRO It has been said that grief is the price we pay for loving someone, and for some, grief hinders their ability to see God. But for the loved ones of Viola A. Robinson and...

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