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    Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

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    New Commissioner Meets Residents of Northwest Baltimore

    By Stephan Janis, Special to the AFRO In a city reeling from consecutive years of record violence, the police commissioner designate Michael Harrison’s first encounter with Baltimore residents had a sense of urgency. Despite a wintry mix...

    Mosby to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Baltimore City State’s Attorney announced her office will no longer be prosecuting marijuana possession cases, Tuesday. “We need to get serious about prioritizing what actually makes us safe,”...

    Healing Baltimore with Straight Talk, House Music

    By Rev. Dorothy Boulware, Special to the AFRO If it’s Friday in Baltimore, what mix could be better than a great discussion about the city’s revival and house music. What a combination! It’s the treat of the evening...

    Baltimore Group Awarding Grants to Local Changemakers

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

    Farmer Nell & Doc Cheatham: Freedom Fighters for Food Sovereignty

    By Tiffany C. Ginyard, Special to the Afro “We are concerned about the constant use of federal funds to support this most notorious expression of segregation. Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is...

    ‘The Bake’ Will Use Late Skate to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy

    Late Skate at ‘The Bake’ Honoring King’s Legacy of Compassion and Cooperation   By Tiffany Ginyard, Special to the AFRO (Updated 01/29/2019) - When skaters gather, 11 p.m., Jan. 19 (due to inclement weather the date was postponed to...

    Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

    114 S. Fulton Ave.

    Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO In January, we pause and take a moment to reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  His birthday is January 15th, and we celebrate the national...


    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone; I hope all is well with you. I try very hard to bring you a smile, laughter, joy and fun things for you to do and...

    ‘Won’t quit’

    Student government representatives from Monarch Academy Baltimore rally outside Baltimore City Hall on Jan. 3. The school board recently voted to close Monarch Academy, Gilmor Elementary, Northwood Appold Community Academy and Roots and Branches...



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