Baltimore Community

    Black Men Continue To Take the Night

    Hundreds of Black men in Baltimore continued the series of “men’s walks” through some of the city’s most perilous neighborhoods, on Dec. 30. Men gathered at Rehoboth Apostolic Church, at 701 W. Poplar Grove...

    Scott, A Matriarch of Ashburton Dies, 77

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] Beatrice Odom Scott, a stalwart member of the venerable Ashburton community of Northwest Baltimore and a teacher in the Baltimore City Public Schools for decades died recently. According to friends...

    Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Fosters Christmas Spirit

    By Beverly Richards It’s the holiday season, and families are buying trees to decorate, pulling out grandma’s sugar cookies recipe, and deciding whether to buy dad more socks or more tools — but not for...

    Baltimore Rolls Out Police Surveillance Planes in 2020

    By Regina Garcia Cano By The Associated Press The city of Baltimore will be monitored by surveillance airplanes for up to six months next year under a pilot program, announced on Dec. 20, that is...

    Goldman Sachs 10kSBP at Morgan State

    By Imani Wj Wright Special to AFRO Recently, Morgan State University hosted Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Business Program Graduation. Goldman Sachs was proud to announce that the 2019 graduating class included 110 entrepreneurs in the Baltimore...

    Baltimore: It’s Mourning Time (Again)

    By Karsonya Whitehead Black folks, as my Nana used to say, have to find a way to carve out their lives in the stitches. She would always talk about the system when she was knitting....

    Merry Christmas From the AFRO

    The AFRO’s Mrs. Santa and her Elves celebrated another successful holiday season! The AFRO collected various donations of toys, bikes, and monetary gifts to be distributed to good little boys and girls across the...

    Mosby: Hogan Initiative ‘Problematic’

    By Stephen Janis Special to the AFRO A proposal from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to beef up law enforcement in the city is coming under scrutiny Concerns are being raised after the governor announced a plan to...

    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...

    Baltimore Highway Marker Honors Black Suffragists

    By Jean Thompson Special to AFRO African American suffragists are no longer hidden figures of the struggle to win voting rights for women. Maryland suffragists Augusta T. Chissell and Margaret Gregory Hawkins of historic West Baltimore...

    12th Annual Toy Drive and Gift Wrapping Party

    Christmas for Community Partnerships in Collaboration with the Baltimore Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Will Host the 12th Annual Toy Drive and Gift Wrapping Party BALTIMORE – On Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019, the Christmas...

    Booth-Boyd Community Honors Racheal Michelle Wilson with Mural

    On Dec. 2, the residents of the Booth-Boyd community honored the life of Racheal Michelle Wilson with the unveiling of the mural above. Wilson, a firefighter, died in a training exercise in 2007. The...

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