Sneed Considers Council President

By Stephan Janis and Taya Graham The Baltimore City Council may be touted as a more progressive body than its predecessors, but from a gender perspective it is predominantly male. While that imbalance seems far...

Bmore Drop Your Weapons

By Antonio Moore, Special to the AFRO Growing up in the heart of East Baltimore, or “Down da Hill” as us natives say, I am no stranger to guns. They can often be seen resting...

Baltimore Teen 17th Trans Person Killed This Year

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO On Labor Day, Rockville teen Bailey Reeves, 17, was killed in Northeast Baltimore. Reeves is the 17th trans person to be killed in 2019.  At 8:05p.m. police were called for...

Waverly’s Wonder Kid

By Jessica Dortch, Afro Staff, [email protected]  What were you doing when you were 10 years old? Most of us were probably playing double-dutch, hide and seek, or climbing trees. If you’re Zoe Lashley, then you’re creating...

City Counsil President, Brandon Scott, Celebrates WWII US Marine

Raymond Scott celebrated his 94th birthday on Sept. 1 at The First Charity Baptist Church Baltimore along with being honored for his distinguished service as a veteran of World War ll. During the ceremony,...

RAMBLING ROSE

By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello my dear friends, this has been a hell-la-VA week! We have been all over the place and are still going. If the weather holds up, we have...

Death Near Carver High School

By Stephan Janis A body was found hanging from the rim of a basketball hoop, Tuesday morning, across the street from Carver High School in Baltimore. Baltimore City Police allege that the preliminary ruling in...

Stage Set for No. 1 vs. No. 2 in High School Football as Mater...

By MaxPreps Staff After resounding victories for both teams Friday, high school football has itself a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup next Saturday, Sept. 14 as top-ranked Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) welcomes St. Frances Academy (Baltimore,...

Baltimore Recreation Centers Expand Weekend Hours

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore will now be keeping its recreation centers open on Saturdays for what the city says is the first time in decades. Local media report the change went into...

Trump Scheduled To Visit Baltimore Thursday

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Baltimore this week to speak at a retreat for GOP lawmakers. According to the White House, Trump is set to deliver remarks...

Spiritual Warfare in a Violent City

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Ephesians 6:13 reads, “Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.” It seems indisputable...

East Baltimore Film Festival

By AFRO Staff The inFusion East Baltimore Film Festival: Are We Loud Enough? is a film festival created to highlight the resiliency of East Baltimore through the eyes and voices of her artists and people....

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