Baltimore Community

    Baltimore Health Ministries Issues Appeal to Clergy

    By AFRO Staff The Health Ministries Network, which “establish a clearinghouse for mobilizing personal participation in available health care initiatives through community churches and other local faith-based organizations,” will be holding an organizational meeting April...

    Edmondson Village Town Hall Meeting and Resource Fair

    The Greater Southwest District Council is hosting a town hall meeting and resource fair, 1 to 2:30 p.m., March 1, at St. Bernadine’s Catholic Church, 614 Mt. Holly Street in Baltimore. Goals are to: *Improve...

    Inaugural Class of Mayor’s Scholars Program at BCCC Begins

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Summer 2018 marks the beginning of a new academic opportunity for Baltimore City Public School (BCPS) graduates. More than 500 high school graduates comprise the inaugural class of the...

    Baltimore Native Killed In Atlanta Accident

    By AFRO Staff Over the weekend, all lanes of I-85 in Gwinnett County, Ga., a suburb of Atlanta, were closed due to a deadly massive tanker fire that claimed the lives of a 31-year-old Baltimore...

    One Step Closer to Northwood Commons

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Signs of new life are stirring at Havenwood Road in Northeast Baltimore week. Developers for  Northwood Commons, Morgan State University, and the local community celebrated the groundbreaking, Nov. 1,...

    Pride Parade Returns to Baltimore

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO With an expanded footprint, new parade route and new events, Baltimore Pride 2018 appears poised to repeat and expand on previous successes come kickoff June 15. “Last year,...

    Wanted: 1,000 Young Men to Help Heal Baltimore

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] I spent part of a recent Saturday morning in Druid Hill Park, sipping coffee and staring in disbelief at the mangled remnant of what once was the ethereal Druid Lake...

    Mary W. Conaway, Part of Conaway Political Dynasty, Dies at 75

    By AFRO Staff Rev. Mary W. Conaway, former Register of Wills for Baltimore City and member of the Conaway political dynasty died Aug. 30. She was 75. Mary Conaway (born January 26, 1943), served as Baltimore’s...

    Martha Allen, Beloved Baltimore Matriarch, Feted on 100th Birthday

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Wife. Mother.Teacher.  Philanthropist and supporter of community causes. Loving heart of the Allen family home.  Those were among the titles and accolades showered on Martha P. Allen as she...

    Wine, Spirits and Soul Coming to Baltimore County

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO The Wine Spirits and Soul Festival comes to Towson, Maryland July 14. A fundraiser for Baltimore County’s Black youth, the festival funds scholarships that will be awarded during the...

    Ross to Become Pastor at New Hope Baptist in N.J.

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO The Baltimore clergy community boasts of many outstanding preachers and teachers. The community is blessed to have dynamic preachers from all generations that represent our city. One of those...

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