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    Controversial BPD Arrest: Three Arrested In Assault on BPD Sgt.

    By Michelle Richardson Special to the AFRO Two men and a juvenile have been arrested in the alleged  assault of a Baltimore Police sergeant on a cell phone video, which has now gone viral. Zayne Abdullah, 23,...

    Chaos City From Top to Bottom

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] The video of a Baltimore Police Department (BPD) sergeant being kicked by a handful of onlookers, as he attempted to make an arrest has sparked the latest chapter in a...

    Manifest Destiny and the History of Baltimore

    By Peter Brooks Special to the AFRO Including some 15 million people, 8 million square miles, over the span of 401 years and counting, the genocide committed against the Native Americans is unprecedented in both size,...

    Wanted: 1,000 Young Men to Help Heal Baltimore

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] I spent part of a recent Saturday morning in Druid Hill Park, sipping coffee and staring in disbelief at the mangled remnant of what once was the ethereal Druid Lake...

    2020 Violence Picks Up Where 2019 Left Of

    By Michelle Richardson Special to the AFRO Five people were killed and seven others were injured in a dozen shootings this past weekend according to the Baltimore Police Department (BPD). The violent weeknd started with a triple...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Happy Birthday To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hello everyone, how are you? I am telling you right now it will be a busy weekend, so many events and...

    12 Shot, Five Dead, in Single Day of Shootings in Baltimore

    By The Associated Press Authorities say 12 people were shot, five of them fatally, in eight separate weekend shootings in Baltimore. The first of Jan. 11's shootings was reported at about 2:30 a.m. and involved three...

    Many Won’t Forget Destiny Harrison

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] I’ve been reporting on Baltimore for the AFRO since I was 23 years old, so that means I’ve been doing this work for more than 30 years. During that time...

    Arena Players Still in Business After Fire

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] Last year, Arena Players, the oldest continually running Black community theater company in America celebrated its 66th anniversary. Through good times and lean times, Arena has proven to be one of...

    OP-ed: Washington Outlines Crime Plan

    The following is the opinion of Sen. Mary Washington, candidate for Mayor of Baltimore; it is not an endorsement by the AFRO. We invite other candidates for Baltimore Mayor to submit OP-eds of 700 words...

    The Murder of Destiny Harrison

    By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] “In all reality when I die I want people to be like, “She was a legend at that hair s**t.” And I want my daughter to be like, “My mother...

    2019: Another Murderous Year

    By AFRO Staff For the fifth year in a row, Baltimore will finish with more than 300 homicides. With 344 murders as of Dec. 30, Baltimore in 2019 has registered more homicides per capita in...

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