Suspect Arrested in Shooting Outside Baltimore Hospital

By DAVID McFADDEN ,  Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore hospital went on lockdown Monday after a 24-year-old employee was critically wounded by a gunman near an ambulance bay at the University of Maryland Medical...

PRESS ROOM: Homeownership in D.C., Maryland Get $7.1 Million Boost from NeighborhoodLIFT Program

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Wells Fargo Company, NeighborWorks America, MANNA, Inc. and Community Housing Partners announced the NeighborhoodLIFT program. The program which focuses on boosting local homeownership in Washington, D.C., and Prince...

Man Charged in the City’s First Murder of 2019

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO The Baltimore Police Department (BPD),have arrested a man they say is responsible for the first murder if 2019. Jan. 28, detectives arrested Gilbert Della, 24, in the 200 block of...

Expert: Anton Black’s Autopsy ‘Blatantly Wrong’

By Stephan Janis and Taya Graham, Specials to the Afro A key report that played a role in the decision not to charge officers involved in the controversial arrest and subsequent death of Greensboro, Md., resident...

This Ceasefire Weekend, `House Music Heals’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] So far in 2019 Baltimore has been averaging almost a murder a day, 26 homicides as of Jan. 26. There have been six days with multiple homicides. There was a homicide...

Textiles Tell the Story of the Last Great African Kingdom

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Staff A collection of unique textiles are on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA). “Kuba: Fabric of an Empire” has collected royal garments and display textiles to tell the...

Solid Rock Church of Baltimore Hosts Forum on Homicide

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO For the past few years Baltimore residents have watched the homicide rate rise and things do not seem to be getting better. Elder Rashad Singletary, Executive Pastor of Solid...

RAMBLING ROSE

By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, how are you enjoying this nice, crispy weather? Not me, I do not like the cold, but we are living in a four season region. So,...

Two Black Artists and Their Urgent Work on Exhibit at Baltimore Museum of Art

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Two artists have exhibits that take on issues of violence, Black culture and identity in their own distinct ways at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive,...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

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Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman to Get Statues in MD State House

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Some of the most nationally recognized Marylanders happen to be Black, were slaves and made a huge impact on American history; yet they’re just now getting statues in the...

Mosby to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Baltimore City State’s Attorney announced her office will no longer be prosecuting marijuana possession cases, Tuesday. “We need to get serious about prioritizing what actually makes us safe,”...
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