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    Baltimore City Radio Show Host, Community Activist and Pastor, Rev. Dr. St. George I.B....

    For Immediate Release Contact: Christy Baldwin- 443-838-0664 christyjoystewart@gmail.com Outspoken, dedicated and trailblazing community leader, political activist and pastor, Rev. Dr. St. George I. B. Crosse passed away on August 7, 2019. He was 79 years old. He...

    Celebrating a ‘Hart’ Filled with Life and Love

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO When family and friends gather July 17 to celebrate the life that blessed them so much, they’ll remember in concert Deacon Filmore W. Hart, the man with...

    Dr. Irving Spear Hamer, Jr., Leader In Urban Education

    By AFRO Staff New York, New York. June 3, 2019 -- Dr. Irving Spear Hamer, Jr., (January 6, 1946 – May 4, 2019) a tireless innovative advocate for elevating school performance through revamping the infrastructure...

    PRIOR OBITUARY

    Joseph Cecil Pryor, Sr. was born June 4th 1950 to the late Rollen H. and Annie Mae Pryor, the 4th child out of eight. He graduated from Edmondson High School in 1968. He got...

    Pastor of Ray of Hope Baptist Church Dies

    By AFRO Staff The Rev. Charles M. Franklin Jr., pastor of Ray of Hope Baptist Church in Northeast Baltimore, died of a heart attack at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 47. He died after presiding...

    Services for Beverly Evans Johnson

    Beverly Evans Johnson, sister of Dallas mega pastor Tony Evans died unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 20 in a local Baltimore Hospital. A native Baltimorean, she was the administrative assistant for Bishop Marcus Johnson, pastor New Harvest Ministries. In addition to Dr. Evans, she is survived by her husband James...

    Homegoing Services for Mack B. Simpson Jr.

    Mack B. Simpson Jr. Homecoming services for Mack B. Simpson Jr. begin with a viewing, 5 to 8 p.m., Jan. 23 at St. John’s AME Church, 810 N. Carrollton Avenue, Baltimore, Md. 21217. The service of...

    Genesta Lane, 97, AFRO Founder’s Great Granddaughter

    Genesta Elizabeth Lane passed away peacefully in her sleep at Augsburg Lutheran Village, Nov. 12 at the age of 97.  She was born on March 28, 1921 in Baltimore, MD to Harry Gilbert Jr....

    Services to be Held for Baltimore Minister, 83

    New Christian Memorial’s senior pastor, Rev. Dr. Walter Bronson, Jr., died October, 8. He was 83. Born August 24, 1935, in Walkula, North Carolina, Rev. Dr. Bronson moved to Baltimore in 1961. Prior to his arrival...

    Christopher Byrd, Son of AFRO Board Director, Dies at 48

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Christopher Lawrence Byrd, a carpenter and avid participant in Baltimore’s community life, died unexpectedly on Sept 28. He was 48. Byrd was a devoted member of the Muslim faith and...

    In Memoriam: Charlotte Marshall Perry

    By AFRO Staff Charlotte M. Perry, a long time Baltimore educator, died September 5 at the age of 93. The cause of death was not disclosed. Born in 1923 to the late Cyrus W. Marshall, Sr....

    In Memoriam: Letitia Mae Short Maddox

    By AFRO Staff Letitia Mae Short Maddox, a stay-at-home mom, died September 4 at the age of 95. The cause of death was undisclosed. Maddox, daughter of the late James Edward Short and Hattie Pauline Bundy...

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