Harrison Unanimously Confirmed: ‘A Path to Reform’

By Stephan Janis, Special to the AFRO The official confirmation of a new police commissioner marks a watershed moment for a city that has been without a permanent top cop for almost a year. The Council unanimously...

Out For Justice, Mundell Recognized in Forbes

Out For Justice, the Baltimore-based organization that advocates for individuals impacted by the criminal justice system and Nicole Mundell, the group's executive director were recently recognized in Forbesmagazine. The story with the headline, "These...

Recap: Delta Day in Annapolis 2019

By Christel York, Special to the AFRO On March 6, over 250 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. from across the state of Maryland gathered for their annual Delta Day in Annapolis. The theme, “Sounding...

RAMBLING ROSE

Let the Church Say Amen! Hello everyone! How are you this week? I hope if you are reading me now, your answer should be I’m truly blessed and I’m above ground. I have gone...

Teachers Set to March in Maryland’s Capital

By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's largest union says it is expecting thousands of teachers to march on the state capital in a call for increased school funding. The Maryland State Education Association...

Harrison Moves Closer to Confirmation

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Last night (March 6), Michael Harrison, the Baltimore Police Department’s (BPD) acting commissioner moved one step closer to becoming the city’s full-time top cop and leading one of the most...

Mosby Receives Lukewarm Annapolis Reception

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO The reception in Annapolis for Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s proposal that would give prosecutors more leeway in vacating wrongful convictions was chilly, to say the...

Alleged Murderers Cast Baltimore As the Villian

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] If Kevin Smith and his daughter Valeria Smith are guilty as charged in the murder of his wife Jacquelyn Smith, it would be one of the most diabolical deeds I’ve...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

514 S. Smallwood St. #isthisyourhouse #FlightBlightBmore

Mosby Continues to Make Her Case

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO The war on drugs escalated since its inception in 1968 during the administration of Richard Nixon and the Nixon ideology spread to the state and city level through...

Hopkins and the Power to Kill

Submitted to the AFRO by Darriel Harris Hopkins is arguably the most power organization in the state of Maryland.  It employs more people than any other private or public institution in the state.  It has...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Every time, I feel how life goes by, I recall the scenes that never die. One fine day one fine night you loving me on and on and...
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