Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, March 31.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A review of some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO with managing editor Kamau High. Plus, The Mod Squad, Taya...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Wed, Mar. 8.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Known as “knockers,” or “jump out boys,” Baltimore City plainclothes police have been ubiquitous on city streets for many years. But, no more according to Baltimore Police Commissioner...

Morgan State University Launches New J-School

With some journalistic heavyweights available just in case they were needed to cut through the ceremonial ribbon, Morgan State University (MSU) formally announced on Oct. 7 the program operations of it’s new Global School...

100 Black Women’s Breakfast to Focus on the “Challenges of Leadership and Power”

On Sept. 26, the Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women will host their Annual Torchbearer Awards Breakfast. This year’s theme is the “Challenges of Leadership and Power”. The 100 Black...

Party for a Purpose

The 100 Black Men of Maryland will host a fundraiser for youth programming and operational costs. It will be held on Sept. 27 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Melba’s Place, 3126 Greenmount...

DTLR Hosts ‘3-on-3’ Basketball Tournament at Tench Tilghman

Urban fashion store DTLR partnered with City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Ewing Brand to host a “3-on-3” basketball tournament on June 19. The event was hosted at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, July 28

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is our guest to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, including the incendiary comments of GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who likened the effect of the...

BDC ESTABLISHES THE BALTIMORE BUSINESS RECOVERY FUND

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) has established the Baltimore Business Recovery Fund (BBR Fund) to aid the many businesses, which experienced property damage and/or inventory loss during the unrest.  The goal is to raise...

September is National Back to Church Month

In observance of National Back to Church Month, Israel Baptist Church is issuing an invitation to its Back on Track service, 9:45 a.m., Sept. 14 at 2000 N. Washington St. Israel’s pastor, the Rev....

4th Annual National Walk with the Stars

Walk with the Stars, a 5k walk/run is hosted by the national headquarters of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America on August 26th . This year, we host our 4th Annual Walk With...

Riot Redux: 2015 Mirrored 1968 Unrest

For elders within Baltimore’s Black community, the recent uprising after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray was like a flashback to the riots that erupted in April 1968 after the assassination of the Rev....

A Renaissance in Park Heights: ‘One Thing That We Can Call Our Own’

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Reporter The Park Heights Multi-Purpose Center is just how it sounds. It holds offices where Park Heights residents can access and attain state and city resources to make daily life in...
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