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    The House That ‘Extreme Makeover’ Built

    Thousands of volunteers toiled in the sweltering Baltimore heat. Vendors and contractors donated supplies, raw materials, food and water. And within a week the television show Extreme Makeover Home Edition in partnership with Excel...

    On the Road Again

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Mentoring Male Teens in the Hood, an organization that does exactly what it describes in its name, is hitting the road again. The organization, which has been operating for...

    Baltimore Officer Recovering, Suspect Dead After Shooting

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] A police involved shooting Sunday night in the community where Det. Sean Suiter was killed left a suspect dead and an officer recovering from a gunshot. According to the Baltimore Police...

    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...

    Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

    222 N. Payson St. #isthisyourhouse #FlightBlightBmore

    Baltimore Reaches 300 Murders For Fourth Year In a Row

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Despite moderate decreases in crime across the board in 2018, for the fourth year in a row Baltimore has reached the 300 homicide mark. Over the weekend (Dec. 15) at about...

    BCPS Budget Proposal Addresses Increased Student Body, Economic Challenges

    Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Joe A. Hairston focused on the need to maintain academic excellence for a growing student population as he presented his fiscal year 2012 recommended operating budget to the Baltimore...

    AFRO Clean Block Campaign Revived, Refined

    At its height, the AFRO Clean Blockers was an army of 8,000 children using brooms, buckets of paint and elbow grease to take back their neighborhoods one inch of pavement at a time. The initiative...

    Coppin State Opens Health and Human Performance Wellness Center

    Coppin State University (CSU) held the grand opening of its new Health and Human Performance Wellness Center on Sept. 20, marking a new era not only for the historically Black school, but for the...

    Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

    2344 McCulloh Street #isthisyourhouse #FlightBlightBmore

    Panel on Gun Trace Task Force Reveals Little

    By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO Any expectations a state panel convened in Annapolis to investigate the disgraced Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) unit would deliver dramatic moments or new revelations about corruption in the...

    Farmer Nell & Doc Cheatham: Freedom Fighters for Food Sovereignty

    By Tiffany C. Ginyard, Special to the Afro “We are concerned about the constant use of federal funds to support this most notorious expression of segregation. Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is...

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