Pettit: ‘She’s In Big Trouble’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com Former Baltimore Mayor faces the possibility of more than 125 years in prison. A Dwight Pettit, the formidable Baltimore defense attorney, has also been a go- to legal analyst for decades....

Gibson: `I Know What the Hell Happened’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com Less than 24 hours after Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings announced her intention to seek the 7th District Congressional seat of her late husband Rep. Elijah Cummings, accusations of lying are...

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Seeks Husband’s Seat in Congress

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, is expected to...

Carter Expected to Announce Run for the 7th

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com Several sources close to Baltimore Sen. Jill Carter said she is a candidate to represent the 7th Congressional District of Maryland, in the aftermath of the sudden death of Rep....

Can Baltimore Obtain Justice?

By Nisa Islam Muhammad, Staff Writer, The Final Call via BPUSA @nisaislam Crooked cops are what Baltimore States Attorney Marilyn Mosby has come fact-to-face with.  She recently asked courts to throw out nearly 800 criminal cases handled...

Cummings’ Widow Expected to Run for His House Seat: Report

By WI Web Staff via BPUSA Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of Rep. Elijah Cummings, is expected to run for her husband’s House seat, according to a Fox News report. Cummings, who was up for reelection in...

Mfume: `I Think the Record Will Show, I’m Proven…’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com Kweisi Mfume, former President of the NAACP, once represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District prior to the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, the man he eulogized on Oct. 25.  In a wide-ranging interview...

Convicted and Suspected Dirty Cops, Hundreds of Tainted Cases and Hundreds of Police Officers...

By Nisa Islam Muhammad, Staff Writer, The Final Call @nisaislam Crooked cops are what Baltimore States Attorney Marilyn Mosby has come fact-to-face with. She recently asked courts to throw out nearly 800 criminal cases handled by...

Former NAACP Leader Mfume to Run for Congressional Seat

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A former leader of the NAACP says he will run for the Maryland congressional seat that became vacant with the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. Kweisi Mfume announced...

Former Police Spokesman Makes Mayoral Bid

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO The race to be Baltimore’s next mayor added another entrant this week, albeit a less conventional aspirant whose background is policing, not politics. T.J Smith, the former spokesperson for the...

Mfume to Make Major Announcement Nov. 4

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com Kweisi Mfume, the person who preceded the late Rep. Elijah Cummings representing the 7th Congressional District of Baltimore, is poised to make a major announcement about his future and the...

Young Makes It Official: He’s Running

By The Associated Press and AFRO Staff Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has officially started campaigning to secure a full four-year term as the city's top elected official. On Oct. 26, Young tearfully told supporters...

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