Baltimore Blight, #isthisyourhouse #FightBlightBmore

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] In the AFRO’s “Race and Politics” column published Nov. 21, I wrote the following about the destructive and insidious effects of blight on mostly Black, Brown and poor communities in...

Ya’ll Still Rocking With R. Kelly?

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Black people who call themselves fans of R. Kelly have been engaged in a sordid, slimy tango with the alleged pedophile for about 20 years now. In the wake of new...

Man Charged in the Killing of His Ex-Girlfriend

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO A 32-year-old Queen Anne’s County man was recently arrested and charged with killing his ex-girlfriend last week, according to Baltimore Police. Arnold Johnson of the 700 block of Oystercove Drive...

Civilian Review Board Pushes For More Autonomy

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO On the 10th floor offices of Baltimore’s Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement Agency, the Civilian Review Board made a weighty decision several weeks ago, that practically no one knows...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

527 N. Calhoun Street

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of...

Students, Faculty Join in Opposition to JHU Armed Police

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Reporter As the debate over armed police on Johns Hopkins University (JHU) campuses moves to the Maryland General Assembly Friday, a large contingent of JHU faculty have made their feelings...

Church Rally Draws More Than 200 After LGBTQ Sign Vandalized

By The Associated Press TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore County executive has agreed to meet with a coalition of community activists and people of faith in the next 30 days to discuss further actions...

Morgan Hires Wheatley But Is It For the Long Term

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When announcing former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley as their new head football coach, Morgan State pushed all the chips into the center of the table.  Great poker players...

The AFRO-American Newspapers Welcomes Tiffany Ginyard as Managing Editor

The AFRO-American Newspapers recently welcomed Tiffany Ginyard to it’s editorial team as managing editor. For Ginyard, a Morgan State University and Baltimore City College graduate, this is a second “tour of duty” to the publication,...

New Commissioner Meets Residents of Northwest Baltimore

By Stephan Janis, Special to the AFRO In a city reeling from consecutive years of record violence, the police commissioner designate Michael Harrison’s first encounter with Baltimore residents had a sense of urgency. Despite a wintry mix...

Trump’s Imaginary Wall is Actually All About Obama

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] To watch President Sean Hannity and Secretary of State Laura Ingraham twist and contort themselves this week on State TV (aka Fox News) to spin Vice-President Trump’s losing border wall...

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