Tau Gamma Delta Sorority Hosts Diamond Ball

On June 12, the Pi Chapter of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority sponsored its Tauette Club's 24th Annual Diamond Ball. The event was held at the Forum Caterers, 4210 Primrose Ave. The Tauette Club's Diamond Ball...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “We've got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn't matter with me now, because I've been to the mountaintop. And I don't mind… And He's allowed me...

Suspicion, Rumors Swirl Around Baltimore Homicide Detective’s Murder

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO There have been few leads and even fewer clues as to how and why Baltimore Homicide Detective Sean Suiter was fatally shot in the head with his own gun...

Generous Benefactors Help City Keep Some Pools Open

Most Baltimore City swimming pools were closed for the summer season on Aug. 8, at least four weeks too early for city residents looking for a fun way to beat the heat. But the...

Baltimore City Breaks Up Homeless Encampment

Homeless persons living in tents along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Baltimore were forced to pack up their belongings and leave the area as the city moved to break up their encampment June...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Thursday, Mar. 30. Monday-Friday from 5-7...

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u A rebroadcast of our show from March 28, where we report on Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s veto of the $15/hour minimum wage for Baltimore, including reporting from the Baltimore...

`Mod Squad’ Bank Robbers at Large

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO Two men and two women are wanted in 12 bank robberies across the Baltimore area since March. According to the FBI, the crew has hit banks in Catonsville, Essex, Severn,...

2nd Freddie Gray Trial Set, Fellow Officer Must Testify

The second trial for a police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray is set for next month — a year after the Black man's neck was broken in a police van —...

Fire Rips Through Baltimore’s Northwood-Appold United Methodist Church

(Updated 12/30/2013) Members of the Northeast Baltimore community were awakened by the sound of sirens in the early morning hours of Dec. 27 as the Baltimore City Fire Department responded to a four-alarm blaze...

Remembering Frederick Isadore Scott, Johns Hopkins’ First Black Undergraduate

Frederick Isadore Scott, the first African-American undergraduate to earn a degree from Johns Hopkins University, died July 15 at Johns Hopkins Hospital following complications from an infection. He was 89. Scott’s journey at Hopkins...

Baltimore May Implement Grading System for Restaurants

Baltimore City Councilman Brandon M. Scott introduced a new bill requiring the Baltimore City Health Department to post grades for local food service facilities on Aug. 13. The bill would mandate food facilities like...
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