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    Community Associations Are Gems in the Midst of Misery

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] After torrential rains -- the remnant of what was deadly Hurricane Florence -- deluged Baltimore the morning of Sept. 18, the sun broke out just in time for members...

    Questions Remain About Lockdown After Suiter’s Death

    By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO As the city continues to debate the findings of an Independent Review Board (IRB), that all but concluded detective Sean Suiter committed suicide in a West Baltimore alley last...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Enjoy your freedom but hear this from me; it cost you nothing, but it wasn’t free. For your peace of mind, safety and slumber, prices were paid that no one can number. There were...

    City Hall to Help Some Baltimore Residents Expunge Records

    By The Associated Press Some Baltimore residents will soon get some help from City Hall in expunging their records from public inspection. Mayor Catherine Pugh says that because criminal records can prevent people from being called...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    Hello everyone, how are you? Well, I hope. This week we are going to talk about our musical country. There are a few artists, singers and musicians who still remind us of the great...

    Baltimore Funeral Director Recalls Laying to Rest ‘A Queen’

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Carlton C. Douglass knew he was going to be a part of Aretha Franklin’s August 31 funeral immediately. “Almost the day that she passed away,” the Baltimore radio personality...

    Jealous Blames Hogan for Lack of AC in Schools

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Almost one third of Baltimore City Public School (BCPS) students went home early on the first day of school and throughout most of the first week of the new...

    `That Man Didn’t Kill Himself…’

    By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO The Bennett Place alley where Detective Sean Suiter was found shot in the head with his own gun in November 2017 has been stripped of the collection of American...

    Meet the Judge Leading the Investigation into Baltimore’s Corrupt Police Department

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A retired federal judge has been named as leader of a seven-member panel to investigate the broader background of the Baltimore Police Department’s (BPD) Gun Trace Task Force...

    Mary W. Conaway, Part of Conaway Political Dynasty, Dies at 75

    By AFRO Staff Rev. Mary W. Conaway, former Register of Wills for Baltimore City and member of the Conaway political dynasty died Aug. 30. She was 75. Mary Conaway (born January 26, 1943), served as Baltimore’s...

    Suiter Report Just Makes Things Worse

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] It has been about 300 days since Baltimore Homicide Det. Sean Suiter was gunned down in the Harlem Park community of West Baltimore Nov. 15 and despite last week’s publishing...

    Dozens of Baltimore Schools Forced to Close Due to Extreme Heat

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] It was a short first day of school for children at dozens of Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) and about 10 public schools in Baltimore County never opened, because they...

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