Baltimore Man Named in Killing of Taylor Hayes

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Police announced the arrest of a Baltimore man, suspected in the murder of 7-year-old Taylor Hayes at a 2 p.m. press conference today. “I’d like to announce the...

Baltimore Grassroots Leader Facing Rape Allegations

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, Special to the AFRO The AFRO has received a written statement from a woman who claims that Adam Jackson, CEO of the Baltimore-based grassroots think-tank Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS), raped her...

Will the BPD Finally Change?

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor,  [email protected] The world of former Baltimore Police Department Officer Arthur Williams, the man caught on tape beating the hell out of Dashawn McGrier in East Baltimore over the weekend, has...

Speak to My Heart Ministries Prepares For Community Day

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Many Baltimore communities are in need of additional resources to help make life better. Speak to My Heart Ministries, founded in 2007, recognizes this need and every year holds a...

Another Baltimore Cop Out of Control…When Will It End?

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO A Baltimore police officer caught on cellphone video repeatedly punching an unarmed man is under indictment for felony assault by a Baltimore Grand Jury and turned...

We Need A Governor That Will Stand Up To Trump

By Larry S. Gibson It is outrageous that Gov. Larry Hogan has not spoken out against the race-baiting commercials being run by the Republican Governor’s Association which are directed at Ben Jealous in Maryland and...

Baltimore After Freddie Gray, Official Book Signing

By AFRO Staff The official book signing for Baltimore After Freddie Gray: Real Stories From One of America’s Great Imperiled Cities, a compilation of 50 commentaries from the AFRO’s “Race and Politics” column from 2015...

Four Teens Indicted For Baltimore Area Carjackings

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO Four Baltimore teens have been indicted in what Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh called “a violent, organized carjacking ring” that extended from Baltimore City to Baltimore County. Dalante Graham,...

RAMBLING ROSE

By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, how are you? This week I just want to profile some of my friends and yours to acknowledge their contributions. You may recognize a few of...

Baltimore Community Searches for Son of Community Leader

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Update: August 15 Niamke Nnamdi, the 21-year-old man reported missing on Aug. 11, was found alive last night (Aug. 14), near the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Nnamdi was...

Questions Surround Baltimore Cop Caught on Video Assaulting Unarmed Man

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO https://www.instagram.com/p/BmWWZ7IgkMt/?utm_source=ig_embed A Baltimore police officer caught on cellphone video repeatedly punching a man, resigned from the department, Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle confirmed Monday. The announcement came amid...

Dru Hill Adds Members of Playa to Form Supergroup

By AFRO Staff Fans over the world have sung along to the lyrics of their hit songs such as “Tell Me,” “Sleeping in My Bed,” “Never Make a Promise” and “We’re Not Making Love.” And, this...

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