“It does happen. All the time. Just not to you and me.”

By Ron Harris and Matthew Horace The first time we met Howard Schulz, the founder and chairman of Starbucks, he was speaking to more than 200 of the nation’s highest ranking Black law enforcement officers...

MSU Softball Wins First MEAC North Division Title in School History

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The Morgan State Lady Bears softball team is headed to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament and they’re favorites to win it all after finishing the regular season with easily...

MSU Tennis Team Wins MEAC Championship

The Morgan Lady Bears Tennis Team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament April 28. MSU beat Hampton 4-1, winning the championship for the first time since 1994.

6-Year-Old Kelsey Hines Has a Message for Baltimore

(Video Posted By Kelly Ellerbe on Thursday, April 26, 2018) Kelsey Hines asked her mother Kelly Ellerbee to record a message because she had something to say about the overwhelming violence in Baltimore. Her heartfelt...

Baltimore Teen Accused in 2016 Killing of Bicyclist, Arrested Again

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO A teen accused in the killing of a man riding his bike home from work is back behind bars, accused of another violent attack. Prince Greene, now 17, was arrested...

Zirkin’s Crime Bill Devalues Black Lives

By Dayvon Love, Special to the AFRO In many of the policy conversations that are happening today about crime and violence there is a tendency lump people who find themselves in the midst of crime...

Harlem Park Body Camera Surveillance Another Dark Chapter in Davis Tenure

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Just days before he was terminated by Mayor Catherine Pugh, former Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis tried to make his case that the Baltimore Police Department (BPD), was emerging from...

Eastside Races Heating Up

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Two Maryland Senate races in East Baltimore have aligned two venerable Eastside politicians; Sen. Joan Carter Conway (D-43) and Sen. Nathaniel McFadden (D-45), against Del. Mary Washington (D-43) and Del....

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

I wish you flowers sunshine and smiles. I wish you children that grow to make you proud. I wish you pretty things to wear, sweet things to smell. I wish you well. I wish...

What Happened to the Suspect in Det. Sean Suiter’s Death?

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO The ongoing speculation over the circumstances surrounding the death of Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter have continued to stir doubt and mistrust across many communities in the city. The veteran...

Exclusive: Hogan Appoints Carter to 41st Dist. Senate Seat

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Jill P. Carter, director of Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights, has been appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan take over the 41st District Senate seat, recently vacated by Nathaniel Oaks....

RAMBLING ROSE

By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, hoping you all are in great spirits, enjoying life, keeping a positive mind and treating others as you wish to be treated. The Avenue Bakery, where Jazz,...

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