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Obituary: Theresa Green Coleman

Theresa Green Coleman, noted Soprano and Opera Singer, recently died at age 95. A native of Baltimore, Mrs. Coleman was the daughter of the Late Rev. Dr. Joshua Henry Green and church organist, Goldie Ianthia Green. Having achieved both national...

Legendary NBA Star Wes Unseld Dies at 74

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com Wes Unseld was one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history and a world champion with the Washington Bullets. But, he was also known as a man of great integrity, who became a vital...

Morgan Alum, Former N.J. Mayor, Dies at 90

During the decades Thomas H. Cooke Jr. spent as an elected leader in New Jersey, his city, East Orange, fell on hard times. As a two-term mayor, his focus on restoring the city’s tax base brought the New York...

Mamion Roberta Miles Obituary

Mamion Roberta Miles departed this life suddenly on Friday, February 28, 2020. She grew up in Turner’s Station, Maryland. She was the eldest of five children and her parents were the late Willie McDonald Williams also known as “Teapot”...

Obituary: Josephine Beatrice Demby Brown

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On January 31, 2020, Josephine Beatrice Demby Brown, Survived by son; Walter A. Brown, daughter; Shelley Jordon, 2 grandchildren; Jessica and Nicholas Jordon and a host of family and friends. Family will receive friends on Saturday at Metropolitan United Methodist...

Life Celebration for Errol D. Gilliard Jr.

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By AFRO Staff It was announced, Feb. 5, that Errol D. Gilliard Jr., son of the late Rev. Errol D. Gilliard Sr. and father of Donte Gilliard, died recently.  The community will gather for a celebration of life, 12 p.m., Feb....

Bruce Hodge III Obituary

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Bruce Hodge III, born Nov. 1, 1950, Baltimore, Md., departed this life on Jan 1, 2020 after a prolonged illness. The son of the late Helena Green Hodge and Bruce Hodge Jr., Bruce leaves behind a daughter, Pamela, sister,...

Services For Bea Scott Announced

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com Beatrice Odom Scott, a stalwart member of the venerable Ashburton community of Northwest Baltimore and a teacher in the Baltimore City Public Schools for decades died recently. According to friends she was 77.  According to John...

Scott, A Matriarch of Ashburton Dies, 77

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com Beatrice Odom Scott, a stalwart member of the venerable Ashburton community of Northwest Baltimore and a teacher in the Baltimore City Public Schools for decades died recently. According to friends she was 77.  Scott, a native...

Celebration of Life Services for G. I. Johnson

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The celebration of life services for G. I. Johnson, longtime, past president of the NAACP-Baltimore City Branch, begin with public viewing, 1-6 p.m., Dec. 1, at March Funeral Home-East, 1101 E. North Avenue. The family hour is 3-5 p.m. The...

Arthur Evans, Sr., Father of Dr. Tony Evans, Dies at 90

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Arthur S. Evans Sr., 90, father of Dr. Tony Evans, died, Nov. 26, in Baltimore, Md. In addition to Dr. Evans (Lois) he is survived by another son, Maurice Evans; two adult children preceded him in death: Arthur Evans (Annette)...

Funeral Schedule for Congressman Elijah E. Cummings in Baltimore, MD and Washington DC. 

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Oct. 23 Public viewing at Morgan State University’s Murphy Fine Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, Md. 21218, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., immediately followed by a Community-Wide Celebration of the Life of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, 6 p.m. to...

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