Sunset Raw Juice Bar Serves Up Freshness in Owings Mills

African-Americans often develop heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes due to a combination. This can be the result of poor eating habit or genetics. One recently opened business is catering to those who are...

Port Covington: Developing a Futuristic Vision of Baltimore

Sagamore Development, the real estate firm owned by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, is promising net returns to Baltimore should the city approve the $535 million in tax increment funding being sought for the...

Shooting at Douglass High School Leaves One Injured

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO Questions are being raised after an armed 25-year-old man was able to enter Frederick Douglass High School in Northwest Baltimore and shoot a 56-year-old hall monitor Feb. 8. The shooting...

4 Students Charged With Hate Crime Over Racist Graffiti

By The Associated Press GLENELG, Md. (AP) — Four 18-year-olds face hate-crime charges over spray-painted slurs at their high school, some of it aimed at their African-American principal. Howard County police tell news outlets that school...

Journalist Byron Pitts to Keynote Historic Morgan State Commencement

ABC News anchor and tenured journalist Byron Pitts will serve as the commencement speaker for Morgan State University’s inaugural December commencement exercises, to be held on December 20 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the...

‘Antigone in Ferguson’ to Mix Social Justice and Theater at Coppin State

On Jan. 21, “Antigone in Ferguson” will come to Coppin State University in Baltimore. It is a theater project in which actors present dramatic readings of scenes from Sophocles’ “Antigone,” an ancient Greek tragedy...

Baltimore Police Issue New Use of Force Guidelines

The Baltimore Police Department on June 29 updated its use of force policy to mandate that officers immediately render aid if someone in custody complains of an injury a year after an arrestee suffered...

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 Grief Camp Provides Needed Outlet

Annette March-Grier is no stranger to death and grief. “I was born into and grew up around the funeral industry,” the now-55-year-old said. March-Grier’s parents were founders of March Funeral Homes, one of the premier...

Baltimore’s Outdated Models Leave Some Wondering if Homelessness is a Priority

“If Mrs. Blake would go ahead and give us an opportunity, give us a building, let us go ahead and work on it—because we have skills—we could fix that building up and we could...

State Center: A Road to Nowhere?

Caroline Moore, leader of the team behind the pending 28-acre State Center Project, made an announcement about the massive development via e-mail recently. “Join us as we celebrate the signing of the ‘Economic Inclusion Plan,’...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Wed, May 10.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Yesterday, Donald Trump fired controversial FBI Director James Comey, after Comey seemed to expand the FBI’s investigation into possible collusion between Trump associates and the Russian government. Former federal prosecutor...

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