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    Baltimore Congressman Continues Fight Against Foreclosures

    U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings recently issued a letter to more than a dozen lenders throughout the metropolitan area currently engaged in mortgage modification procedures, especially those participating in the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP.)...

    Baltimore ID Cards to “Build an Inclusive City,” Says Pugh

    By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — An identification card designed to help undocumented immigrants and other vulnerable people will soon be issued by Baltimore's Catholic archdiocese. Baltimore's mayor and Archbishop William Lori on Wednesday announced...

    Remembering A Baltimore Hero

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington D.C. Editor Father, husband, beloved Baltimorean and Maryland’s Seventh Congressional District Democratic Representative, Elijah Cummings, died in the early morning of Oct. 17, due to complications from long-standing health challenges,...

    Hopkins Expands Live Near Your Work

    By AFRO Staff Johns Hopkins University and Medicine are significantly expanding the already-long list of Baltimore neighborhoods where employees can get money to buy homes through the Live Near Your Work program. The program is a...

    Pleasant Zion Fire Stokes Hope in Pastor Gray

    “Whatever comes out of this will be better than before.” Those are the words of the Rev. Dr. James Gray, following a devastating fire at Pleasant Zion Baptist Church in Dundalk, the church he...

    `Racial Firestorm’ in Baltimore County Has Long Smoldered

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The Baltimore Sun’s Jean Marbella posted a story May 25 with the headline, “Baltimore County Police Officer’s Death Ignites a Racial Firestorm,” in reference to the death of Baltimore County...

    Where to Get Mental Health Help at Maryland Churches

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO May was Mental Health Month and during the entire month awareness of mental health issues was the focus of conversations and forums in various settings.  However, the focus on...

    The AFRO November 30th Cummings Edition – Dr. Frances Toni Draper

    AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Ceo & Publisher Dr. Frances Toni Draper asks for your support and participation for the NOV 30th Cummings Edition of THE AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER.

    Baltimore Organization Helps Fathers

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent The Center for Urban Families acts as a leading voice in the national conversation on responsible fatherhood and an advocate for child support reform in Maryland. It also...

    Students Seek Funding to Further Transform Mt. Auburn Cemetery

    The rejuvenation of Cherry Hill’s Mt. Auburn Cemetery is nothing short of a pure miracle. Combined efforts of area college students, civic organizations, inmates, and local and state leaders helped push to clean and...

    More GTTF Cops Sentenced

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Two more members of the now disbanded Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) were sentenced June 8. Former Baltimore Police Detectives Evodio Hendrix and Maurice Ward were given credit by prosecutors for...

    Morgan State University Students Interact with Voters at the Polls

    Joseph Kane, 34, speaking on what separates Jill P. Carter from other candidates.

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