Closing Balto’s City Jail–What Took Them So Long?

Now that Gov. Hogan has announced plans to “immediately” close the scandal plagued Men’s Detention Center housed in the Baltimore City Detention Center, questions must be asked. Namely, why did it take so long? Report...

Blue Uniforms: Protectors or Predators?

There is an embedded terror in the U.S., and it is not the boogie man or ISIS. It’s racism. Racism is often expressed through stereotypes, unsubstantiated judgments, discrimination and violence. Lately, racism has been...

The Iran Deal

After more than two years of negotiations the Obama administration is on the cusp of finalizing a deal that limits Iran’s ability to produce nuclear weapons. Should the deal pass muster with Congress— which is...

Finally Addressing Some of the Injustices in the American Criminal Justice System

One of the big topics at the NAACP’s annual convention in Philadelphia in July was the Criminal Justice system. The field, which has been under ongoing scrutiny amongst Blacks, was not only addressed by...

AFRO Prayers Go Out to Congressman Stokes

Congressman Louis Stokes is a political giant in Washington and across the Nation. He has made several contributions to Black causes and to the people of Ohio. Prayers go up for him, during this...

The Batts Removal – Will Baltimore Now be Safer?

Former Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has been removed. The question is will this make Baltimore safer and eliminate the violent crime spree we are now enduring? Murders, not to mention regular shootings, have skyrocketed...

Fake Pot: Beware the Unknown Danger

The District recently set its sights on addressing the distribution of synthetic marijuana that is apparently beginning to plague the streets. This fake pot mimics in various ways the effect of marijuana and due...

Are Conservative Republicans = to Racist?

From re-districting (where in Florida the state Supreme Court recently struck down as unconstitutional a re-districted map drawn primarily by Republicans) to voter ID bills in places like North Carolina that seemed designed to...

Bill Cosby: The Sad Declining Imagery of Dr. Cliff Huxtable

When Bill Cosby answered the question, “When you got the Quaaludes, was it in your mind that you were going to use these Quaaludes for young women that you wanted to have sex with?”,...

Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist And Should Be Treated Like One

Before Dylann Roof allegedly went on a shooting rampage at the historically Black Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., in which 9 people, including the pastor and state senator, were killed, someone uploaded a...

Boehner, Netanyahu and Israel Have Disrespected Our President

Benjamin Netanyahu's address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday is fundamentally a form of personal disrespect for President Barack Obama but it is also a grievous breach of state diplomacy and an attempt to subvert U. S foreign...

Who Will Look Out For HBCU Interests If Caret is the Next Chancellor?

When it comes to the University System of Maryland (USM), in the eyes of many members of the Black community, a fox has been deployed into the educational chicken coup to guard our HBCU...

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