The Legend of Mary Bubala

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] People are still talking about Mary Bubala. On May 2, in the wake of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s resignation, the veteran WJZ television news anchor seemed to disparage the succession of Black...

The Healing Power of the Living Well

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Throughout history, people of color have gathered at the water for healing, cleansing and revitalization. Chapter four of the Book of John speaks specifically of Jesus traveling to a town...

Birthday Dollars to Fund Faith Fellows

By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO The Rev. Heber Brown III is using his birthday capital on social media to provide experience for young people interested in Pleasant Hope Baptist Church’s brand of...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

2315 Francis Street #isthisyourhouse #FightBlightBmore

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Relationships with parents, grandparents, friends, and siblings were important to me when I was young and have remained so throughout my life. Our relationships with other people both...

Dear Racist White People, Your Time is Up

By Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead, Special to the AFRO A few nights ago, while my sons were sitting and doing their homework, I stood at the doorway, and I just looked at them. I thought about...

HBCU 2019 Commencement Announcement

Morgan State University Keynote: Elijah Cummings Thursday May 16, 2019 Graduate 9:30 a.m. Saturday May 18, 2019 Undergraduate  9:30 a.m.   ************************************************************* Coppin State University Keynote: Robert L. Wallace Wednesday May, 22, 2019 College of Arts and Sciences, and Education 9:00 a.m. College of...

8 Baltimore Citizens Accused of Being Part of Fentanyl Ring

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging eight Baltimore residents with participating in a fentanyl and heroin ring. If convicted, the defendants each face a minimum...

NAACP: Search for Coppin State President Lacks Transparency

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The president of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP says the chair of the search committee for a new Coppin State University president has agreed to meet with...

AFRO Editors Celebrate Mothers

Queen a poem by Tiffany Ginyard Here Ye! Here Ye! I present to thee A love poem For my mother, my Queen. You are my everything. I owe you everything I have. For you I’d do anything. Love, you’ve been a good steward of my life....

Freedom In Time For Mother’s Day

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] On Mother’s Day families typically gather and pay homage to the women who do so much for their loved ones. But, there are thousands of women across the nation who...

Violence Isn’t Unique to Baltimore, Or America

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] A few years ago I had a conversation with a young female political activist from Bogota, Colombia who had risked her life revealing the corruption and systemic use of violence...

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