‘The Bake’ Will Use Late Skate to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy

Late Skate at ‘The Bake’ Honoring King’s Legacy of Compassion and Cooperation   By Tiffany Ginyard, Special to the AFRO When skaters gather, 11 p.m., Jan. 19 at the historic Shake and Bake Center in Upton, it will be...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

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Black Teen Killed by Police Triggers Tensions on E. Shore

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO Sitting in the living room of her modest trailer off a dirt road in the small Eastern Shore town of Greensboro, Md., Jennell Black recalls the...

Harrison’s Faith Will Be Tested in Baltimore

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] During my recent phone conversation with Michael Harrison, former superintendent of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), he spoke freely about the cesspool he entered as a young officer with...

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO In January, we pause and take a moment to reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  His birthday is January 15th, and we celebrate the national...

The Baltimore Fathers Summit

By J. K. Schmid, Baltimore AFRO Staff Baltimore fathers were invited to a place of respite and reflection at Frederick Douglass High School, January 12. An expo on trade, health, education and mentorship; Baltimore City School’s...

JHU Police Force May Be Imminent

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff "With the continuing violence in this city, too much is at stake for us not to try a new approach,” Johns Hopkins University (JHU) concludes in its “Interim Study...

Continuing King’s Legacy: From the Treasury Dept. to the Pulpit and Classroom, Still...

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] At 74, the Rev. John S. Barckley, is a foot soldier in the continued fight for justice, educating the masses and keeping the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

RAMBLING ROSE

By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone; I hope all is well with you. I try very hard to bring you a smile, laughter, joy and fun things for you to do and...

Baltimore Church Leaders Handing Over Files Amid Abuse Probe

By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The Catholic archdiocese in Baltimore has delivered over 50,000 internal files to Maryland's top law enforcement official amid an investigation into child sex abuse and are in the...

New Maryland Gun Law Used In 5 Cases Involving Schools

By BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new Maryland law that allows courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people at risk to themselves or others resulted in more than 300...

Delta Flight Turns Around After Mechanical Issue

BALTIMORE (AP) — Delta Air Lines says a plane had to return to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport because of a mechanical issue shortly after takeoff. Delta said Flight 2033 bound for Atlanta with 145...

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