Carter Expected to Announce Run for the 7th

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Several sources close to Baltimore Sen. Jill Carter said she is a candidate to represent the 7th Congressional District of Maryland, in the aftermath of the sudden death of Rep....

The AFRO November 30th Cummings Edition – Dr. Frances Toni Draper

AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Ceo & Publisher Dr. Frances Toni Draper asks for your support and participation for the NOV 30th Cummings Edition of THE AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER.

Mfume: `I Think the Record Will Show, I’m Proven…’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Kweisi Mfume, former President of the NAACP, once represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District prior to the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, the man he eulogized on Oct. 25.  In a wide-ranging interview...

Former NAACP Leader Mfume to Run for Congressional Seat

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A former leader of the NAACP says he will run for the Maryland congressional seat that became vacant with the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. Kweisi Mfume announced...

Mfume to Make Major Announcement Nov. 4

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Kweisi Mfume, the person who preceded the late Rep. Elijah Cummings representing the 7th Congressional District of Baltimore, is poised to make a major announcement about his future and the...

Young Makes It Official: He’s Running

By The Associated Press and AFRO Staff Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has officially started campaigning to secure a full four-year term as the city's top elected official. On Oct. 26, Young tearfully told supporters...

Baltimore’s Ferguson Takes the Senate’s Big Chair

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] William C. “Bill” Ferguson, IV, was born April 15, 1983. That’s the same year I graduated from Walbrook High School. Ironically, it was tax day. Now, at 36, he is poised...

Bill Ferguson, Next Senate President 

By Brian White , The Associated Press Maryland’s longtime Senate president is stepping down from his leadership post as he deals with his cancer diagnosis, and a Baltimore lawmaker is being nominated to take his place. Senate...

Md. Senate President Miller to Step Down as Chamber Leader

By Capital News Service,  Elliott Davis Maryland Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr. announced Oct. 24 that he is stepping down from the position he’s held for more than three decades as he continues...

Baltimore Says Goodbye to Its Greatest Champion

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Thousands made the pilgrimage to New Psalmist Baptist Church in Northwest Baltimore to bid farewell to the man President Barack Obama described as, “the very honorable Elijah E. Cummings.” It was...

THE HONORABLE ELIJAH CUMMINGS WILL BE MISSED – THE RUN DOWN

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Micha Green talks The Honorable Elijah Cummings, and gives THE RUN DOWN on trending topics in the AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER.

‘It Is Well With My Soul’

Morgan State University Chairman Kwiesi Mfume speaks during funeral services for Rep. Elijah Cummings, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Baltimore. ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** Maya Rockeymoore Cummings gestures while entering the sanctuary during funeral services...

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