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Census 2020: You Count, So Be in That Number

By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Special to the AFRO Every 10 years every person in the United States and its territories must be counted; that’s the law. The counting has been done since the year 1790 or 24 times up to...

Testing Without Doctor’s Order Now Available at All Baltimore County Testing Sites

Testing Without Doctor’s Order Now Available at All Baltimore County Testing Sites Residents should call COVID-19 hotline for testing reservation TOWSON, MD — Baltimore County will now offer COVID-19 tests at all of its testing sites without a doctor’s order. In...

Morgan Receives Mellon Foundation Grant for COVID-19 Student Relief

Morgan Receives $110K in COVID-19 Pandemic Relief from Andrew K. Mellon Foundation Funds to Support Emergency Student Needs and Fall Enrollment Efforts BALTIMORE – Morgan State University (MSU) announced today receipt of a $110,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for emergency student...

Jack Young Asks Trump To Stay Home — Not Come To Baltimore — Over...

  View this post on Instagram   Dear Mr. President @realdonaldtrump, please stay home! The City of Baltimore is currently under a Stay at Home order for the safety of our residents, who have been hit hard by #COVID19. A post shared by...

BCPS News Release – Three BCPS Students Earn McCormick Student-Athlete Scholarships, Including $40,000 Top...

Three BCPS students earn McCormick student-athlete scholarships, including $40,000 top prize 47 BCPS students honored as McCormick Unsung Heroes Towson, MD – Logan Welsh of Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts has earned the prestigious 2020 Charles Perry McCormick...

THE RUN DOWN – THE AFRO ENDORSES SHEILA DIXON

By AFRO.COM / Be Inspired Global Host Micha Green reveals the AFRO's Mayoral candidate endorsement for Baltimore City, and the trending topics in the AFRO NEWSPAPER.

MSU Prepares for Fall Semester

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By AFRO Staff Following an in-depth strategy session during Morgan State University President David Wilson’s weekly convening of his administrative team, the University issued the following statement regarding its plans for the fall semester: “Pending any new prohibitive guidance from the...

Baltimore County Executive Announces New Reopening Steps – Effective Friday, May 22nd

Baltimore County Executive Olszewski Announces Reopening Steps On Thursday morning, Following progress in major indicators including expanded testing and increased access to personal protective equipment (PPE) for nursing homes, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced new actions to reopen key...

BCPS Seeks Submissions for “We Will Get Through This With Art” Exhibition

Seeking work created by BCPS students, teachers, administrators, and staff TOWSON, MD. – One way that many members of the Baltimore County Public Schools community are getting through this coronavirus pandemic is by making art. The BCPS Office of Visual...

The AFRO Endorses Dixon for Mayor

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By AFRO Staff The phrase, “most important election in a generation,” often feels like a cliché, or even overwrought coming out of the mouths of politicians and journalists when describing the political stakes of cities, states and countries. But, the description...

Mosby for City Council President

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By AFRO Staff The 2020 race for Baltimore City Council President offered some formidable candidates and fresh perspectives on the phalanx of challenges we face as a city. Councilman Leon Pinkett, who represents the 7th District, is a thoughtful measured leader...

Wallace Announces Independent Campaign for Mayor

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] The process of counting the votes to determine who the Democratic nominee to be the next Mayor of Baltimore officially begins with the primary election on June 2. But, earlier this week a Maryland businessman...