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    Bmore Drop Your Weapons

    By Antonio Moore, Special to the AFRO Growing up in the heart of East Baltimore, or “Down da Hill” as us natives say, I am no stranger to guns. They can often be seen resting...

    Waverly’s Wonder Kid

    By Jessica Dortch, Afro Staff, [email protected]  What were you doing when you were 10 years old? Most of us were probably playing double-dutch, hide and seek, or climbing trees. If you’re Zoe Lashley, then you’re creating...

    City Council President Brandon Scott Celebrates WWII US Marine

    Raymond Scott celebrated his 94th birthday on Sept. 1 at The First Charity Baptist Church Baltimore along with being honored for his distinguished service as a veteran of World War ll. During the ceremony,...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello my dear friends, this has been a hell-la-VA week! We have been all over the place and are still going. If the weather holds up, we have...

    Death Near Carver High School

    By Stephan Janis A body was found hanging from the rim of a basketball hoop, Tuesday morning, across the street from Carver High School in Baltimore. Baltimore City Police allege that the preliminary ruling in...

    Baltimore Recreation Centers Expand Weekend Hours

    By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore will now be keeping its recreation centers open on Saturdays for what the city says is the first time in decades. Local media report the change went into...

    Trump Scheduled To Visit Baltimore Thursday

    By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Baltimore this week to speak at a retreat for GOP lawmakers. According to the White House, Trump is set to deliver remarks...

    Spiritual Warfare in a Violent City

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Ephesians 6:13 reads, “Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.” It seems indisputable...

    East Baltimore Film Festival

    By AFRO Staff The inFusion East Baltimore Film Festival: Are We Loud Enough? is a film festival created to highlight the resiliency of East Baltimore through the eyes and voices of her artists and people....

    BMore Me: Our Stories, Our City

    By Christina Ross, Special to the AFRO Baltimore. It’s the city where Billie Holiday found her voice and generations of immigrants found opportunity. It’s where Lillie May Carroll Jackson launched “Buy Where You Can Shop”...

    BCMC Honors Local Author

    By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff Each year, the Baltimore Community Mediation Center (BCMC) recognizes a volunteer who embodies what servant leadership should look like. Based on her dedication and commitment to providing people with a neutral...

    House Music Lives!

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Thousands gathered on the campus of Baltimore Polytechnic High School in Northeast Baltimore for the annual Collective Minds House Music festival. Collective Minds is the essence of Baltimore House Music...

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