Ciera Brookins, Morgan Student, Dies at 25

(Updated 12/22/2016) Ciera Brookins, a 25-year-old Morgan University student, died from complications from Lupus at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore on Dec. 19. Brookins, who was a student at the School of Social...

Relatives of Indicted Gang Member Among Baltimore’s Latest Homicide Victims

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has confirmed two women killed this week in West Baltimore are mother and daughter and relatives of an indicted Black Guerilla Family member. Chanette Neal,...

An Open Letter From Former Students of Baltimore City College High School

By Louis Williams, Nevan Edwards, Marie Mokuba and Deontrey Yeargin J.D. Merrill, is a former Baltimore City Public School teacher who has been upheld as the candidate for state Senate our city needs to revitalize...

Corrogan Vaughn, Frequent Republican Candidate and Son of Prominent Baltimore Pastor Dies Suddenly

(Updated 8/19/2017) Corrogan R. Vaughn, a Republican candidate for multiple offices over the years and the son of Dr. Lillian Purnell Bowser Vaughn and Rev. Dr. Alfred C.D. Vaughn, the long time Pastor of...

Amid Losses, Mosby Receives Threats and Calls to Step Down

Following two acquittals and one mistrial in the Freddie Gray case the Baltimore City State's Attorney has been on the receiving end of death threats, harassment and racists comments through e-mail, according to reports. In...

AFRO’s 2018 Endorsement Guide List of Candidates

By AFRO Staff Below are the names of candidates the AFRO endorses in the upcoming primaries in Maryland. To read the full endorsement issue, which includes why we chose the candidates we did, go here. AFRO...

Details on 2017 African American Festival in Baltimore Still Unclear

One year after its star-studded 40th anniversary celebration, Baltimore is gearing up for another installment of the African American festival, better known as AFRAM, but details about the event remain sketchy. The 2017 AFRAM Festival...

Baltimore Rapper Lor Scoota Gunned Down After Anti-Violence Event

One of Baltimore’s hottest up and coming local artists, Lor Scoota, was gunned down on June 25 following a charity basketball game, according to police. Born Tyriece Travon Watson, Scoota quickly rose to fame with...

Cascade of Scandals at Gun Trace Task Force Trial

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO Recently Mayor Catherine Pugh cited a lack of creativity within the Baltimore Police Department as one of her reasons for firing Commissioner Kevin Davis and replacing him with Darryl...

12 Gang Members Indicted on Multiple Charges

The U.S. States Attorney’s Office, Baltimore Police and the FBI announced Tuesday morning the indictment of 12 members of a dangerous Baltimore gang. The TTG gang or "Trained To Go" gang, according to police and...

St. Frances Football Team Calls Racial Foul Play as Three Different Schools Refuse to...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The principal of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore has accused its fellow neighboring private schools of racism after at least three schools recently announced their refusal to play St. Frances’...

String of Baltimore Women Murdered

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO The consequences of Baltimore’s ongoing struggle with violence usually falls squarely on the shoulders of men, and in most cases men that are young and African- American. But, the...

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