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    Centenarians Celebrated at Martin’s West

    By AFRO Staff Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was the keynote speaker for the 26th annual Maryland Centenarians Recognition Luncheon, May 11 at Martin’s West in Woodlawn. Proclamations honoring the more than 100 centenarians gathered (including Beatrice...

    Bishop Michael Curry to Speak at Royal Wedding

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A former Baltimore rector will speak at the royal wedding at Windsor Castle in England on Saturday. Michael Bruce Curry, Primate and Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, served...

    `Ceasefire’s’ Bridgeford Laments De Sousa Resignation

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] After a little more than two months in the chair, Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa resigned this week in the wake of three federal misdemeanor charges of not filing...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom for me and you and I think to myself what a wonderful world. I see skies of blue and clouds of white...

    De Sousa Out, Pugh Begins National Search for New Police Commissioner

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Just days after Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh suspended Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa, Pugh has accepted De Sousa’s resignation. "Today I received the resignation of Darryl De Sousa as Commissioner...

    Mother’s Day ‘Ceasefire’ Weekend: Zero Homicides

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] For the second time in a row, a Baltimore Ceasefire weekend has ended with no homicides due to shootings or stabbings. The result of the Mother’s Day Ceasefire is particularly...

    Mosby Announces Debate Schedule, Defends Record

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Veteran defense attorney Ivan Bates and former Maryland Deputy Attorney General Thiru Vignarajah, both vying to unseat Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, have both accused her of ducking them...

    LaQuisha Hall First Black BCPS `Teacher of the Year’ in Five Years

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO LaQuisha Hall, English language arts teacher at Carver Vocational Technical High School has been named Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS), Teacher of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year....

    Make Verletta White Permanent Balto. County School Superintendent

    By AFRO Editorial Staff Verletta White and S. Dallas Dance are not the same person. While they both improperly failed to disclose side jobs with the Education Research & Development Institute while working for the Baltimore...

    ‘Motherhood is a 24-hour-a-Day Job’

    By Jannah G. Johnson, Special to the AFRO With Mother’s Day rapidly approaching it is important to honor those who took a less conventional approach to motherhood, namely foster parents. As of 2017 there were 4,363...

    Defamation Lawsuit Against Mosby Blocked

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] It’s been almost three years since the six Baltimore Police Department (BPD) officers charged in the homicide of Freddie Gray were officially indicted by a grand jury. This week, a court...

    MSU Tennis Team Wins MEAC Championship

    The Morgan Lady Bears Tennis Team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament April 28. MSU beat Hampton 4-1, winning the championship for the first time since 1994.

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