`An Artist and…a Healer’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] How women of Color move through this world can be a precarious odyssey; they are often forced to navigate paths where they are not loved. For them, self-love is a powerful...

Ladies First!

Mecca Verdell, Rebecca Dupas, Brion Layalihilmia, Shelly Washington, and Gayle Danley are the “Baltimore Queens of Poetry.” Some of the most dynamic poets in America happen to be from the Baltimore area and these...

About Jay-Z, Mind Your Business

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] “I’m not a businessman; I’m a business man! Let me handle my business, damn” -Jay-Z (From “Diamonds From Sierra Leone” (the Remix) By Kanye West, featuring Jay-Z) Last week, Jay-Z arguably the greatest rapper of...

DR. FRANCES “TONI” DRAPER Speaks On Trump, Baltimore and the 2020 Elections

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL DR. FRANCES "TONI" DRAPER speaks on Trumps Baltimore attacks and calls to action the community to be proactive leading up to the 2020 Elections. #TheBlackMediaAuthority

First Edition Podcast Coming in Sept.

AFRO Baltimore Editor Sean Yoes, is the host of the AFRO First Edition podcast. He recently spoke to Nneka Nnamdi, Founder of Fight Blight Bmore, about the ubiquitous issue of blighted Baltimore communities. Tune into...

An Effort to Tighten Ethics Laws

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO The fallout from the scandal that engulfed former Mayor Catherine Pugh over the sale of books to various institutions and contractors continued, as the Baltimore City Council passed legislation...

Black Shriners Take Over Downtown

By AFRO Staff The Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Noble Mystics Shrine, known as the Prince Hall Black Shriners, is currently holding its massive convention in Downtown Baltimore at the Convention Center. The 126th Black Shriners Convention...

Baltimore City Radio Show Host, Community Activist and Pastor, Rev. Dr. St. George I.B....

For Immediate Release Contact: Christy Baldwin- 443-838-0664 [email protected] Outspoken, dedicated and trailblazing community leader, political activist and pastor, Rev. Dr. St. George I. B. Crosse passed away on August 7, 2019. He was 79 years old. He...

THE RUN DOWN

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green gives THE RUN DOWN on the trending topics in this weeks AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER

Gray Guilty in the Murder of Taylor Hayes

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO August 14, a Baltimore jury found Keon Gray guilty in the murder of seven-year-old Taylor Hayes last July. Gray, was found guilty of second degree murder and a total of...

The AFRO in Africa, Yoes in Uganda

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] “While narratives over the past few decades have painted a wide range of views of Africa—as a child in need of development, a rising economic power, an imminent threat, a...

`Crime Continues to Soar…’

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO Over the past several days Baltimore has suffered from both the chaos of unrelenting violence and the ongoing legal tribulations of the agency tasked with stopping it.  On Aug. 8, ...

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