Baltimore Community

    Tau Gamma Delta Sorority Hosts Diamond Ball

    On June 12, the Pi Chapter of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority sponsored its Tauette Club's 24th Annual Diamond Ball. The event was held at the Forum Caterers, 4210 Primrose Ave. The Tauette Club's Diamond Ball...

    Through My Father’s Eyes

    Marty Henson wants to be a good father. A rough-and-tumble past and a series of poor decisions made it difficult for him to be a nurturing parent, but he now recognizes his shortcomings. It...

    Coppin State Cuts Energy Costs with New Solar Installations

    Coppin State University will install energy-saving solar systems on eight campus rooftops in efforts to reduce energy costs. The final project is expected to be completed by April 2011. The project, funded by the Maryland...

    Morgan Honors Judge Bell

    On April 28, Morgan renamed its Center for Civil Rights in Education to honor Judge Robert M. Bell, a Morgan alumnus and the first African American to serve as chief judge of the Maryland...

    Coppin Welcomes New Provost

    On July 1, Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will assume the position as the new provost and vice president of Academic Affairs for Coppin State University (CSU). The Louisiana native comes to CSU from Winston Salem State...

    Baltimore Mourns Loss of MD General Assembly Member

    Michael Dobson, who represented Baltimore in the Maryland General Assembly from 1998 – 2003, died on May 29 after a multi-year struggle with lung cancer. He was 60 years old. After unsuccessful runs for Congress...

    Local Entrepreneurs Turn Part-Time Jobs into Full-Time Profit

    As part of a four-part series, the AFRO is profiling up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are growing popular businesses while juggling traditional nine-to-five careers, spouses and children. This month, the AFRO is profiling motivational speaker and...

    Baltimore Resident Represents MD in Veterans Sports Competition

    Army veteran and Baltimorean James Jones was the only athlete representing Maryland at the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Des Moines, Iowa May 26-31. He joined more than 600 veterans from across the...

    Baltimore ‘Butts Out’ at Inner Harbor

    BALTIMORE — As part of Waterfront Partnership’s new initiative, Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor, discarded cigarette butts have become enemy No. 1 around the city’s bustling downtown area. The strategy was designed to make Baltimore’s harbor...

    Jazz Lovers Unite for Healthy Cause

    BALTIMORE — On May 22, hundreds of jazz lovers attended the third annual “Power to End Stroke (PTES) Jazz Brunch to bring Stroke Awareness” at Sojourner Douglass College in downtown Baltimore. Attendees enjoyed jazz...

    YMCA Puts Finishing Touches on Revitalization Project

    More than just a gymnasium and recreation center, Druid Hill's YMCA has been proudly serving the Baltimore community for over 80 years. As the oldest Black-operated YMCA (also known as the Y), the center...

    Everyone Counts -2010 Census

    The 2010 Census is comprised of just 10 questions, and it can be completed in a mere 10 minutes, but its effects will span over a decade. Baltimore’s local census office had its grand opening...
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