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...

Men’s Self-Care in Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Staff Randy Lewis can’t say for certain when the new trend of men’s self-care took off, but he’s loving  being in front of it. “I always took care of myself, always...

Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles Great Frank Robinson, Dead at 83

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Frank Robinson, who became a legend as one of the greatest power hitting outfielders in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB), as well as the league’s first Black field...

AFRO Recognizes Historical Influence of Black Press

By Tiffany Ginyard, AFRO Managing Editor, tginyard[email protected] In honor of Black History Month, the AFRO will take a look at the role of the Black Press in America--past and present. Since the founding of Freedmen’s Journal in...

Congressman Brown Shares Vision for Political Partnership

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Maryland gubernatorial candidate and United States Congressman Anthony Brown met with the Prince George’s County delegation prior to addressing the general assembly in Annapolis.  Brown navigated through inclement...

‘…Redefining What Justice Looks Like’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Even in a news cycle perpetually dominated by the maniacal political machinations of Donald Trump, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was still be able to garner some national headlines...

Teens Cater Good Eats Via Singing Telegram

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO At a time when women-owned businesses are among the fastest growing start-ups in the country, a pair of talented, energetic, and entrepreneurial minded teenagers have found a niche within...

Deep Forgiveness Break Cycles of Violence

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Violence has been a part of Darryl Green’s life since his youth. He’s lost a brother and a son to murder in Baltimore. He almost gave into vendetta...

Community News and Events Feb 7- Feb 16

Feb 7 Community Development Day in Annapolis Join the Community Development Network of Maryland on February 7th, 10am-1:30pm,  to tell our legislators to fund the Community Development Fund and pass CDN's Legislative Agenda. The meetings will...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO What the world needs now is love, sweet love it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love....

After Trump Lies, Abrams Shines

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] The only reason I endured Donald John Trump slump through one of the longest State of the Union addresses in American history (I felt like throwing up on more than...

Former NFL Star Wheatley Poised to Lead MSU Football

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] According to sources close to Morgan State University Athletics, a former NFL running back is close to signing a contract to be Morgan State University’s next head football coach. Tyrone Wheatley,...

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