Dr. Thomas Jones, Ophthalmologist Who Marched with MLK, Dies at 94

Dr. Thomas Jones, an ophthalmologist who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and passed the importance of health, serving others, and the beauty of Blackness on to his family, died Jan. 23 after an...

Gwen Biddle Made the World Her Dance Stage

The music has slowed just a little with the passing of one of the Baltimore-Washington area’s icons, Gwendolyn Biddle – dancer, choreographer, teacher, model and fashion designer, who died March 3 from complications of...

Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition to Announce Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative

(Baltimore, Md.)–The Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition will hold a press conference at 12:00PM Tuesday, January 16th in Room 150 of the House Office Building, Annapolis, to announce proposals to make prescription drugs...

Looming DeVos Visit to UB Sparks Student Walk Outs

University of Baltimore students and community members waved signs in Gordon Plaza on the school’s campus Sept. 11, in protest of the announcement that Betsy DeVos, the controversial U.S. Secretary of Education, will be...

Towson U. Professor Fired for Racial Slur

Towson University has fired Professor Allen Zaruba for using the “N-word” during class. Zaruba, 58, used the racial slur in referencing himself as a worker on a “corporate plantation.” He said he takes full responsibility...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Thursday, Dec. 15

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u We’ll talk to Eugene Craig, 3rd vice chair of the Maryland GOP discusses the Trump transition and Governor Hogan’s ability to work with the president-elect, who he very publicly...

Road to Success Scholarship Program Announced by University

The University of Phoenix is offering 40 full- tuition scholarships to individual making a difference within the African American Community. The application period is open until March. To learn more visit www.phoenix.edu/dream.

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday, October 19.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u National politics with commentators Catalina Byrd and Sean Breeze, including the latest on Joe Biden's big decision and Trump slamming W. Bush for 911. Plus, thoughts on this evening's...

Randallstown Teen Selected for Congressional Page Program

By all accounts, Dymond Shantyl Dantzler, 16, is an overachiever. She maintains an off-the-charts 4.5 GPA., is a member of the National Honor Society at Randallstown High School and received the “Woman of Tomorrow”...

Flawless Damsels Shop Demonstrates Resilience Following Baltimore Uprising

When longtime Baltimore city native Taylor Alexander returned after graduating from Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach, FL. she had a plan to start her own business. After successfully starting an online business in...

SCLC President Installed as Assistant Pastor at Faith Church

The Rev. Cortly “C.D.” Witherspoon Sr. was installed, Nov. 3, as assistant pastor of Faith Church Baltimore, 301 W. 28th Street. Rev. Witherspoon currently serves as president of the local chapter of the Southern...

‘We Will Have Body Cameras In Baltimore’

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake guaranteed the implementation of a body camera program in Baltimore City and stated numerous times that her main concern was to get the program right during a recent conversation with the...

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