Harrison Moves Closer to Confirmation

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Last night (March 6), Michael Harrison, the Baltimore Police Department’s (BPD) acting commissioner moved one step closer to becoming the city’s full-time top cop and leading one of the most...

What Progressives Want From Annapolis In 2019

By Dayvon Love It is not enough to elect Black people to the Maryland General Assembly who stand up unapologetically for Black people. We must advocate that these legislators are placed in positions of power...

Victims of GTTF Still Reeling

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO It’s been nearly a year since Baltimore resident Ivan Potts was freed from prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and for him, nothing has changed. “it’s really been a...

‘It Is Well With My Soul’

Morgan State University Chairman Kwiesi Mfume speaks during funeral services for Rep. Elijah Cummings, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Baltimore. ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** Maya Rockeymoore Cummings gestures while entering the sanctuary during funeral services...

Mosby Threatened in Violent Voicemail after St. Louis Visit

By AFRO Staff Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has been in the national spotlight since she indicted six officers connected to the death of Freddie Gray in May 2015, shortly after the Uprising on...

Gibson: `I Know What the Hell Happened’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] 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...

Sneed Considers Council President

By Stephan Janis and Taya Graham The Baltimore City Council may be touted as a more progressive body than its predecessors, but from a gender perspective it is predominantly male. While that imbalance seems far...

McCray Takes Scott’s Former Seat

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] When she was a little girl Danielle McCray was part of what was once a ubiquitous Baltimore tradition. Her great grandmother lived at 1612 Gilmor Street in West Baltimore and McCray...

A Hallowed Baltimore Prepares for Census

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO The US Census Bureau released troubling population estimates for Baltimore City, Thursday. Figures gathered through July 1, 2018 reveal that Baltimore’s population now hovers just above 600,000 citizens....

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...

Mary W. Conaway, Part of Conaway Political Dynasty, Dies at 75

By AFRO Staff Rev. Mary W. Conaway, former Register of Wills for Baltimore City and member of the Conaway political dynasty died Aug. 30. She was 75. Mary Conaway (born January 26, 1943), served as Baltimore’s...

Eastside Races Heating Up

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Two Maryland Senate races in East Baltimore have aligned two venerable Eastside politicians; Sen. Joan Carter Conway (D-43) and Sen. Nathaniel McFadden (D-45), against Del. Mary Washington (D-43) and Del....

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