East Baltimore Film Festival

By AFRO Staff The inFusion East Baltimore Film Festival: Are We Loud Enough? is a film festival created to highlight the resiliency of East Baltimore through the eyes and voices of her artists and people....

The First Day of School

By The AFRO Staff These two handsome young men are Harison and Hudson Flowers, and they were two of tens of thousands of young people in the Baltimore area, who returned to school this...

Summer Madness 2019

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] The Summer of 2019 is unofficially over and good riddance. As of Sept. 3, Baltimore registered 230 homicides, on pace to once again eclipse the horrible 300 murder mark for the...

BMore Me: Our Stories, Our City

By Christina Ross, Special to the AFRO Baltimore. It’s the city where Billie Holiday found her voice and generations of immigrants found opportunity. It’s where Lillie May Carroll Jackson launched “Buy Where You Can Shop”...

BCMC Honors Local Author

By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff Each year, the Baltimore Community Mediation Center (BCMC) recognizes a volunteer who embodies what servant leadership should look like. Based on her dedication and commitment to providing people with a neutral...

House Music Lives!

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Thousands gathered on the campus of Baltimore Polytechnic High School in Northeast Baltimore for the annual Collective Minds House Music festival. Collective Minds is the essence of Baltimore House Music...

Baltimore Chef Tastes Sweet Success

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent It’s easy to think that personal chefs are only for the rich and famous. However, many top-notch cooks such as Baltimore’s Dorien Murphy regularly answer the call to pack...

Hopkins Expands Live Near Your Work

By AFRO Staff Johns Hopkins University and Medicine are significantly expanding the already-long list of Baltimore neighborhoods where employees can get money to buy homes through the Live Near Your Work program. The program is a...

Court-Ordered Mediation in Maryland HBCU Case Ends without Agreement

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Court-ordered mediation of a 13-year old case brought by a coalition of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has ended without a resolution. The passing of the deadline without a...

Baltimore Police Kill Man Suspected of Shooting at Officers

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say an officer and a woman were injured and a suspect killed when responders shot an armed man believed to have tried to run over and...

Our City, Our Schools

By Dr. Sonja Brookins Santelises As families across Baltimore prepare to send their children back to school, I am reminded of the awesome privilege and responsibility that we have at City Schools. At a time...

Suspicious Death Raises Questions

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO During the last conversation Marlyn Barnes had with his mother Marilyn on Aril 9th, the 30-yeard old father of five had a single goal: to...

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