PLUM Initiative Targeting Help to Small Businesses in Baltimore

A new federal program hopes to give a boost to small businesses in Baltimore and Los Angeles. The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Milken...

Baltimore Jazz Fest to Take Listeners from the 1920’s to Now

Jazz has a special place in the heart of Baltimore, and the music’s moving improvisation, soulful singers, and skilled musicians will captive the...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, September 30

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u From 5-7 P.M. A review of some of the news stories of the week directly from the pages of the...

Transforming Transit, Helping Our Neighbors

As Administrator and CEO of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration, I am committed to providing safe, efficient and reliable transit across...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Thursday, September 29.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u From 5-7 P.M. We’ll discuss a recent report by the United Nations that argues Black Americans should be paid reparations....

Commissioner Criticizes Freddie Gray Case Officers’ Appearance at Conservative Gala

Baltimore's police commissioner is criticizing the decision of three officers charged but not convicted in the death of Freddie Gray to attend a conservative...

Baltimore County Man’s Family Awaits Answers after Death in Police Custody

A 21-year-old Baltimore County man died Sept. 21, 3 days after he struggled with several police officers in Middle River. Tawon Boyd, of Baltimore, was...

Malveaux on President Obama and Black America

President Obama perhaps delivered his most impassioned (some might say angry) moment of his historic presidency during the recent Phoenix dinner, his last address...

From AFRO Paperboy to 4-Time Presidential Appointee

These days William B. Robertson calls the Windsor Mills neighborhood of Baltimore home. Most days he can be found enjoying his retirement or working...

AFRO Career Fair Links People to Jobs

On Sept. 27, the AFRO American Newspaper hosted its 3RD Annual Career Fair at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History &...

Baltimore Rhythm Festival Aims to Bring People Together

Music lovers will unite in a grassroots cultural collaboration in Midtown Baltimore during the third annual Baltimore Rhythm Festival on Oct. 1. From noon to...

Funeral Held for Morgan Student

The funeral for Marcus Edwards was held on Sept. 27, at his home church Judah Temple AMZ Zion in Bowie, Maryland where Washington D.C....