Center For Urban Families Celebrates Graduation

By AFRO Staff Recently, the Center for Urban Families (CFUF), hosted the graduation of the 237th  class of its STRIVE program. The graduation took place at CFUF headquarters at 2201 N. Monroe St., in West...

Harlem Park Rec Center Reopens

By AFRO Staff On Aug. 13, the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) reopened  the popular Harlem Park Recreation Center, at 700 N. Calhoun St., in West Baltimore. The reopening of Harlem Park brings the...

RAMBLING ROSE

Salute to Three of Maryland’s Divas By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, hope everything is well on your end. I am trying not to think about all the terrible tragic events in our...

Rest In Peace, Malachi

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] On Aug. 13, four-year old Malachi Lawson, was finally laid to rest after living a short, but seemingly hellish life. Hundreds gathered at Mount Zion Apostolic Faith Church in Northwest Baltimore...

Clean Blockers ‘Loved’ City at Anniversary Celebration

By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO The question was asked and answered many times at the August 13 celebration of the AFRO’s 85th Clean Block Anniversary at Cylburn Arboretum. What do you love...

Comedian Defends Charm City

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Comedians are the windows into the soul of society.  They make audiences laugh at issues and events that are troubling and today they seem to have as much credibility...

Cardin, Van Hollen, and Cummings Announce $150,000 for Morgan State University

For Immediate Release August 14, 2019 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (all D-Md.) have announced $150,000 in federal funding for Morgan State University. The funding will create...

Funeral Held for 4-year-old Boy Found in Trash Bin

The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) - A funeral was held on Tuesday for 4-year-old Malachi Lawson whose mother and her wife were charged in his death after his body was found on August 3, a...

Serving A More Diverse, Older Adult Population

— SPONSORED — By Jennifer Jimenez Maraña, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Broadmead The older adult population is growing larger and more diverse.  As older adults of all backgrounds age, where can someone find a community...

AFRAM, Baltimore’s African American Festival Returns August 10-11, 2019

Baltimore's AFRAM festival returns to Druid Hill Park August 10-11 starting at 12 p.m. each day. The festival is a celebration of African American life, music and culture and is free and open to...

Breaking: Officer Undergoes a Second Surgery

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO The two alleged assailants of a veteran of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) have been arrested as that officer clings to life. Two men were taken into custody this afternoon...

Morgan Awarded $35 Mil for Research

By AFRO Staff Morgan State University has secured a total of $35 million in new grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research. The funding will be...
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