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    Coppin Welcomes New Provost

    On July 1, Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will assume the position as the new provost and vice president of Academic Affairs for Coppin State University (CSU). The Louisiana native comes to CSU from Winston Salem State...

    All I Want for Valentine’s Day Is

    The girls say the guys break up with them right after Christmas so they won’t have to do the “Valentine” thing. As the number of relationships goes down, the cost of roses goes up...

    Baltimore Group Awarding Grants to Local Changemakers

    Baltimore, MD (BlackNews.com) -- Building Black Futures Together is their motto. CLLCTIVLY.org, a community-based organization in Baltimore is spearheading an effort to show the tremendous impact Black lives are having throughout the community. Each...

    Gibson: `I Know What the Hell Happened’

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Less than 24 hours after Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings announced her intention to seek the 7th District Congressional seat of her late husband Rep. Elijah Cummings, accusations of lying are...

    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...

    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...

    Northwest Baltimore’s Garwyn Oaks Community Site of ‘Arts in the Park’ Family Fun Day

    The Garwyn Oaks community in Northwest Baltimore is offering a creative kick-off to the summer with the Arts in the Park festival. On June 11 from noon to 5 p.m., all are invited for...

    Black Law Enforcement Group, Local University Partner

    Walden University and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) recently announced a partnership that will allow NOBLE members to enroll in online higher education programs at a reduced rate. According to a...

    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...

    Red Cross Seeks Blood Donors During Flu Season

    By AFRO Staff The American Red Cross has put out the call for blood donors this Fall. Anticipating a drop in eligible donors as flu season approaches, the Red Cross is seeking to “ensure a strong...

    New Leader of Baltimore Teachers Union

    By AFRO Staff The American Federation of Teachers on July 10 affirmed the results of the Baltimore Teachers Union’s May elections. The decision officially ushers in middle school teacher Diamonté Brown as head of the...

    NeighborhoodLIFT Program

    By Brittney Johnson, AFRO Intern Wells Fargo hosted a community conversation with leaders in the city of Baltimore on June 26. The conversation included a plan to advance homeownership in the city of Baltimore through their...

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