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    Pride Parade Returns to Baltimore

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO With an expanded footprint, new parade route and new events, Baltimore Pride 2018 appears poised to repeat and expand on previous successes come kickoff June 15. “Last year,...

    Exclusive: Hogan Appoints Carter to 41st Dist. Senate Seat

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Jill P. Carter, director of Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights, has been appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan take over the 41st District Senate seat, recently vacated by Nathaniel Oaks....

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Johnny Taylor, still the favorite and Bobby Blue Bland still the blues, 5 dollars you got to pay, just a jukebox and no DJ. The smaller the club,...

    Baltimore Community Calendar

    September 16 The Esperanza Center will celebrate 50 years of serving Baltimore’s immigrant communities, 5:30 p.m., with the unveiling and formal dedication of an outdoor mural on its building located at Broadway and Eastern Ave. The...

    The Heights

    By Catrice Greer It’s been years I think of you often And I remember You sitting on the stoop With your boys, your cousins Doing what you knew But wanting more One day After arrests, adventures, girlfriends Missteps and babies You turned 21 The sun was shining It...

    How Morning Star Baptist Church is Celebrating 122 Years

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO If you have driven along Woodlawn Drive in the past four months, you may have noticed a beautiful, new church building that recently opened.  That building is the home...

    Heinous Weekend Violence Carries Into This Week

    By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO After a weekend that began violently with a dozen shootings on May 3, the violence and shootings have continued this week, sparking added concern amongst politicians and Commissioner Michael...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing, until the...

    Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

    2344 McCulloh Street #isthisyourhouse #FlightBlightBmore

    Trump Attacks, Baltimore and the Nation Reacts

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] A Quinnipiac poll this week concluded a majority (51 percent) of Americans believe Donald Trump is a racist, with 80 percent of Blacks who were polled convinced he is racist....

    Stellar Attorneys Step Up To Defend Dawnta Harris

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Dawnta Harris, 16, sits in the Baltimore County Detention Center awaiting trial as an adult for the killing of Baltimore County Police Officer First Class, Amy Caprio. On May 30,...

    Exhibit Honors Teachers’ Advocate Walter S. Mills

    In honor of Walter S. Mills, an educator who advocated for Black teachers in Anne Arundel County, the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis will host an exhibition featuring documents, pictures and other artifacts from the...

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