Dozens of KKK Fliers Found in Maryland City

By The Associated Press ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Police are trying to determine who scattered dozens of fliers promoting the Ku Klux Klan in a Maryland city. WTOP-FM reports that Howard County police said Sunday...

University Head Warned of Backlash if Maryland Coach Stayed

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press University of Maryland President Wallace Loh said Thursday that he told the school's governing body that "all hell will break loose" if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its...

Man Yells `Heil Hitler, Heil Trump!’ During BSO Performance

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] During a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 14, an anti-Semitic outburst reminded many in attendance of an atmosphere of intolerance, which seems...

What About Black Women?

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Last week, when CNN’s Jim Acosta engaged in perhaps his most volatile exchange (of many) with Donald Trump, he was accused of manhandling a White House intern (fake news), and...

Panel on Gun Trace Task Force Reveals Little

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO Any expectations a state panel convened in Annapolis to investigate the disgraced Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) unit would deliver dramatic moments or new revelations about corruption in the...

BPD Answers Community Questions About Safety and Accountability

By J. K. Schmid, Baltimore AFRO Staff It’s a dark and lonely approach to Linden Park Apartments in the Bolton Hill community of West Baltimore. The street lights lining McMechen Street are out, and the...

`Neighborhoods Need Hope’

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Staff Writer "Do not pick up anything on the street,” Isadore Hampton tells her great nephew. Hampton is worried about needles and other dangerous waste littering the sidewalks of Baltimore’s blighted communities....

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Selected to Deliver Morgan State University December Commencement Address

By Morgan State University Newsroom Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced that the senior senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, will be the keynote speaker for the University’s sixth annual December Commencement Exercises, to be held...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I hope you never lose your sense of wonder. You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger. May you never take one single breath for...

Supreme Court Rules For Mosby in Freddie Gray Officers Lawsuit

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Five of the six officers indicted in the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015 attempted to sue Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for malicious prosecution. The U.S. Supreme...

Baltimore Officer Accused of Planting Drugs Found Guilty

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] A Baltimore police officer charged with planting drugs at a crime scene has been found guilty, according to sources within the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office. The guilty verdict for...

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