Gunman Fires During Vigil for Slain Baltimore Man; 5 Shot

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say five people attending a candlelight vigil for a man killed in west Baltimore were shot when a gunman opened fire on the crowd. Detective Donny Moses said in a phone...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition, Thursday, Dec. 11:

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Challenging the strength of the state's "Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights." The Maryland Court of Appeals recently handed down a decision to hear the case of a woman...

Balto. Mayoral Candidates Offer Dueling Plans for Troubled City

Mayoral candidates Sheila Dixon and Nick Mosby announced competing major campaign platforms this week that seek to address essential quality of life issues for Baltimore, a city that was saw riots last April and...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, May 5:

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u We continue our reporting on the Baltimore uprising and it's aftermath as we explore legislative paths forward to create substantive reform in law enforcement and criminal justice. Our guests...

Arrest Made in Killing of Gerald Williams, Morgan State University Student

On March 31, police arrested Harry Malik Robertson, 20, of Bowie, Md., in connection to the fatal stabbing of Gerald Williams, 20, a junior at Morgan State University. The Feb. 1 incident occurred on the...

Heroes of R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Celebrate Life

Roughly 1,600 people gathered inside the Baltimore Convention Center April 26 to honor the heroes of Baltimore's internationally renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. In a night of the highest pomp and circumstance,...

Autistic Student Allegedly Assaulted on Bus

Alleged physical abuse of a 13-year-old student on a Baltimore County school bus has caused a continuous court battle between the state of Maryland and the defendants involved. On Nov. 20, 2009, Daniel Harris Jr.,...

Baltimore Blight by the Numbers

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff Just prior to the partial federal government shutdown, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) returned its few revisions to Baltimore’s plans and reporting for the city’s most devastated residences. The Housing...

Mount Moriah Baptist Celebrates Children

The children’s ministry of Mount Moriah Baptist are recognizing the wonderful things the youth are doing through song, dance and speech June 9. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the program starts...

Veteran Baltimore Senators Fall to Insurgent Challengers

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Three incumbent Baltimore City Senators, including two of the most powerful in the Senate, were defeated in the Democratic primary June 26, signaling for many a seismic shift in the...

Morgan U. Cuba Trip Unites Artistic Cultures

BALTIMORE -- Three members of Morgan State University’s staff traveled to Cuba this summer, as part of an event that sought to unite African Americans and Afro Cubans through art. ‎ Diala Toure, Curator of...

Happy 100th Birthday to Velma B. Scofield!

Velma B. Scofield, turned 100 years old on October 29th. She was born in St. Michaels, Maryland and moved to Baltimore as a young girl. She was married to James I. Scofield Sr. for more...

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