Oldest Member of Corrupt Baltimore Police Unit Gets 18 Years

By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The most veteran member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit was sentenced Friday to 18 years, becoming the sixth member of the disbanded squad to head...

Police Officer Placed on Leave After Maryland Shooting

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police officer has been placed on leave after firing twice at a man he suspected had a gun but never displayed a weapon. The Capital reports that Anne Arundel...

Children of Undocumented Immigrants Allegedly Sent to Maryland

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Dozens of children of undocumented families have been sent to Maryland, according to a report in the Baltimore Sun, since Donald Trump enacted his so-called “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which...

Another Mistrial in Keith Davis Case

By AFRO Staff Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Althea Handy declared a second mistrial in the controversial third trial of Keith Davis in the death of a Pimlico security guard three years ago. Prosecutors alleged Keith Davis...

String of Baltimore Women Murdered

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO The consequences of Baltimore’s ongoing struggle with violence usually falls squarely on the shoulders of men, and in most cases men that are young and African- American. But, the...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello everyone and thank God! The rain is finally giving us a break to have our outdoor activities. I have a feeling we will not have the city or county tell us we can’t...

An Open Letter From Former Students of Baltimore City College High School

By Louis Williams, Nevan Edwards, Marie Mokuba and Deontrey Yeargin J.D. Merrill, is a former Baltimore City Public School teacher who has been upheld as the candidate for state Senate our city needs to revitalize...

Will Baker or Jealous Be Able to Defeat Hogan?

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] With less than a week before the Democratic primary on June 26, there are still eight candidates left who are vying for the nomination and the opportunity to take on...

Where to Get Mental Health Help at Maryland Churches

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO May was Mental Health Month and during the entire month awareness of mental health issues was the focus of conversations and forums in various settings.  However, the focus on...

Why Annapolis City Council Apologized for History of Lynching

By Matthew Ritchie, Special to the AFRO June 18 represented a step in the right direction in terms of race relations in Annapolis, as the Annapolis City Council passed a resolution apologizing for lynchings of Black...

Funeral For UM Football Player McNair Wednesday

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The viewing for Jordan McNair, whose promising collegiate football career at the University of Maryland was cut short when he collapsed suddenly during practice and later died, is today and...

Cyber Warrior Programs Come to Maryland HBCUs

By Matthew Ritchie, Special to the AFRO Senate Bill 615, which was signed back in early May by Governor Hogan, takes effect on July 1st. The bill establishes the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program (CWDP) at multiple...

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