Trump’s Imaginary Wall is Actually All About Obama

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] To watch President Sean Hannity and Secretary of State Laura Ingraham twist and contort themselves this week on State TV (aka Fox News) to spin Vice-President Trump’s losing border wall...

Flacco Traded to Denver

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Joe Flacco, who quarterbacked the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl victory following the 2012 season, has been traded to the Denver Broncos according to various reports. According to NFL sports...

Former GTTF Member Sentenced to 10 years

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO Feb. 10, U.S. District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Momodu Gondo, a former member of the notorious Gun Trace Task Force to 10 years in prison for his...

Pastor of Ray of Hope Baptist Church Dies

By AFRO Staff The Rev. Charles M. Franklin Jr., pastor of Ray of Hope Baptist Church in Northeast Baltimore, died of a heart attack at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 47. He died after presiding...

Morning Star Baptist Hosts Black Business Expo

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Black History Month is an ideal time to support our community businesses.  On Feb. 23 and Feb. 24, Morning Star Baptist Church in Woodlawn, will bring Black business to...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

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Black History Month is Shared in Many Ways Hello everyone, Happy Valentine’s Day weekend. This is a “Sweetheart Weekend.” This is also Black History Month and people all over the community and the country...

Morgan State University Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant to Launch Student Rocketry Program

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which will fund a state-of-the-art rocketry lab and launch a...

Breaking News: Harrison to Meet With Mosby About Marijuana Policy

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor,  [email protected] This morning (Feb. 11) during the official introduction press conference of Michael Harrison, the man selected by Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to be the city’s next police commissioner, the acting...

Universities in Maryland Reckon with Past Yearbook Photos

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Universities in Maryland are now grappling with racist images in yearbooks from the 1960s and 1970s. The Baltimore Sun reported Saturday that a fraternity page from a 1970 University of Maryland...

Police: Man Who Shot Hall Monitor Now Linked to Homicide

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say a man who shot and injured a hall monitor at a high school has been linked to an unsolved homicide from November. Baltimore police said in a statement...

Officials: Maryland Student Posts Racial Slur after Basketball Loss

By The Associated Press School officials say a Maryland high school student used a racist slur in a social media message after his school's basketball team lost to a team comprised mostly of Black players. The Capitol...

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