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    Baltimore’s Top Cop Announces New Use-of-Force Policy

    By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison says his department has implemented a new use-of-force policy. Harrison said Tuesday that reducing and resolving conflict is a main component of the policy,...

    Leading a Legacy: A Protégé Fills Big Shoes

    By Renee Foose Special to the AFRO On Sunday evenings after attending church service and ministering  to several others, Angelo Johnson can be found back at the altar, but not to preach.  Johnson, 43 of Baltimore,...

    It’s Official: Carter Launches Campaign for the Seventh

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] Last week, Sen. Jill P. Carter confided to the AFRO that she had already made the decision to run for the seat once held by the late Rep. Elijah E....

    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...

    LBS Summit 2019: `We’re at War’ 

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] I wouldn’t liken the plight of our city to a fictional Marvel movie in a cavalier way, because the thick fog of murder, mayhem and political skullduggery, which engulfs our...

    Morgan State Teams to Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings

    By AFRO Staff Throughout the 2019-20 season, the Morgan State Bears student-athletes will celebrate the life of longtime Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings, who died on October 17. Cummings was 68.  In honor of Congressman Cummings and...

    Greenmount Recreation Center Green Space Unveiled

    By AFRO Staff Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) revealed an improved outdoor play space at the Greenmount Recreation Center on Nov. 13. The rec center’s new space is at 2304 Greenmount Ave., in East...

    AFRO Reporters Tie the Knot!

    Taya Graham and Stephen Janis, two veteran, award-winning investigative reporters, recently got married at Gertrude's restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art. AFRO Baltimore Editor, Sean Yoes delivered the toast after the couple exchanged their vows....

    JHPD Accountability Board Is Hiring!

    By AFRO Staff The Johns Hopkins University Police Accountability Board, a crucial element of the effort to make the future Johns Hopkins Police Department a model of transparent, accountable, and community-oriented policing is pleased to...

    Western Doves Celebrate 175 Years

    By Imani Wj Wright, Special to the AFRO Western High School, one of the most revered schools in the country, recently celebrated their 175th anniversary at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. This Red and Black...

    Carter Expected to Announce Run for the 7th

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Several sources close to Baltimore Sen. Jill Carter said she is a candidate to represent the 7th Congressional District of Maryland, in the aftermath of the sudden death of Rep....

    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.

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