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    In Memory of Earl Byrd

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] “I smoke a blunt to take the pain out If I wasn’t high I’d try to blow my brains out…” -Tupak Shakur Since I first entered the doors of the AFRO in January...

    What do you love about Baltimore?

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO No one would deny Baltimore is a city with its own unique challenges, but it is so much more than tally-marks in negative columns. Ask any Baltimorean,...

    Celebrating a ‘Hart’ Filled with Life and Love

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO When family and friends gather July 17 to celebrate the life that blessed them so much, they’ll remember in concert Deacon Filmore W. Hart, the man with...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it...

    From The Soil To The Sanctuary In An East Baltimore Community 

    By Jamesia Downer, AFRO Intern Pleasant Hope Baptist Church hosts its monthly Soil To Sanctuary Community Market as apart of its membership with Black Church Food Security Network.  The churches within this network make a safe space...

    Muggsy Bogues Host Basketball Tournament in His Sisters’ Honor

    By Jamesia Downer, AFRO Intern People around the world know the name Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player ever in the National Basketball Association (NBA). During his 14 year NBA career, Bogues played for four teams as...

    NeighborhoodLIFT Program

    By Brittney Johnson, AFRO Intern Wells Fargo hosted a community conversation with leaders in the city of Baltimore on June 26. The conversation included a plan to advance homeownership in the city of Baltimore through their...

    Are Low-Income Residents a Priority?

    By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO Water has for the most part has been restored to the residents of Poe Homes in West Baltimore.  But an air of wariness remains among residents...

    Larry Young Does It Again

    By AFRO Staff Larry Young, former State Senator and venerable Baltimore talk show host has again been named one of the top talk radio personalities in America. The Talkers Magazine, one of the most important publications...

    Baltimore Black Engineers Celebrate 30 Years

    By AFRO Staff On June 22, nearly 200 people gathered at the Reginald F.  Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, in downtown Baltimore to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Society of...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO BMA Adds a Lexington Market Branch Hey y’all, my lands of mercy! So much is going on in Baltimore that is nothing but some summer fun. I sure hope...

    The Tools for Community Activism

    By Jamesia Downer, AFRO Intern Many people talk about change in their communities, but what does that look like? Where do they start? Is it a better school, lower crime rates, or adequate housing? The answer...

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