Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, June 30

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u Is there a growing rift between activists within the LBGT movement for equality and activists of the Black Lives...

The Baltimore Substitute and Poet Whose Classroom Poetics Went Viral

Baltimore native and poet Kondwani Fidel Russell is being recognized all over the world for a poem he recited to his class while he...

Historic Landmark Dedication

The State of Maryland has officially named Trinity A.M.E. Church an historical landmark. The dedication service is 3 p.m., March 29.  Bishop William P....

Morgan State Student Killed in Off Campus Brawl

Gerald Williams, 20, was killed in an off-campus brawl on Feb. 1 following a basketball game between Morgan State University and Coppin State University. According...

Family of Slain Teenager Speak Out

On a warm summer night, the Williams family was operating as normal. Terrena Williams, the matriarch of the household, was at work, daughter Diamond,...

Rep. Elijah Cummings Says He is Running for Reelection

In response to speculation about whether he would vie for retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s Maryland seat, Rep. Elijah Cummings released a statement ahead of...

Two Homicides End Six Days Without Murder in Baltimore

On Nov. 12, Baltimore Police we’re called to the 2100 block of Sinclair Lane in East Baltimore about 8 p.m. where they found a...

Sowing Seeds of Promise

I got a call from my friend, and fellow Walbrook Warrior, David Miller a couple of weeks ago. Miller has been educating and mentoring...

Public Information Requests Emerge as Major Concern for Md. Police Body Camera Workgroup

The potential for a major increase in public information requests emerged as a major concern at the second and likely final meeting of Maryland’s...

Baltimoreans Tell Their Stories of Police Out of Control

When Tawanda Jones was contacted by a lawyer from the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, she was anxious to tell her story about how...

Baltimore Celebrates African American Heritage One More Year

Baltimoreans and fans of the African American festival far and wide celebrated another year of culture and arts last weekend. With performances by Fantasia, Raheem...

Dr. Walter G. Amprey, Former Baltimore Schools Superintendent Dies at 69

(Update II 4/24/2014) Dr. Walter G. Amprey, whose extraordinary career as an educator spanned more than four decades, and who was Superintendent of Public...