Investigating Baltimore’s Police Corruption and Investing in the City

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A Baltimore rising star has been named to the Restore Trust in Policing Commission. The commission, a direct response to the flagrant and rampant corruption of the Baltimore Police...

Baltimore Teachers and Students Embrace New Tech

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Fort Worthington Elementary in East Baltimore is a school that was designed and built to meet the needs of a new generation.  Teachers are not wasting anytime tapping into...

Community Associations Are Gems in the Midst of Misery

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] After torrential rains -- the remnant of what was deadly Hurricane Florence -- deluged Baltimore the morning of Sept. 18, the sun broke out just in time for members...

Students Protest Alleged Sexual Assault Cover-Up

By Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO Dozens of University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) students recently gathered in the rain on the campus commons and not only shared their painful stories of rape and sexual...

Manhunt for Baltimore Homicide Suspect Ends in Louisiana

By Michelle Richardson, Special to the AFRO The man suspected of killing two people last month in Baltimore County was found and arrested in Louisiana Tuesday morning, according to Baltimore County Police Spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Peach. Gabrielle...

Questions Remain About Lockdown After Suiter’s Death

By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO As the city continues to debate the findings of an Independent Review Board (IRB), that all but concluded detective Sean Suiter committed suicide in a West Baltimore alley last...

Cummings Warns Churches Trump Tax Law Will Impact Them

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO September 19, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7th) partnered with Walter Scott Thomas, Bishop of New Psalmist Baptist Church to connect with clergy across the city for a lesson in the...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

“Enjoy your freedom but hear this from me; it cost you nothing, but it wasn’t free. For your peace of mind, safety and slumber, prices were paid that no one can number. There were...

U. of Maryland Slammed For ‘Safe Spaces’ For White Students

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The University of Maryland (UMD), is being hit with a social media backlash after the school’s decision to provide a “safe space” for White students to talk about issues of...

Trial For `Trained To Go’ Gang Begins

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The federal murder and racketeering trial for eight men who allegedly terrorized the Sandtown-Winchester community of West Baltimore as far back as 2010 began today. The group of drug dealers...

“More Capital Out to Minority Enterprises,” Among Many Business Solutions, Cardin Panel

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Maryland Senator Ben Cardin stated strengthening access to capital for minority-owned businesses can unite a Congress divided by party lines; as the US looks toward midterm elections this...

Christian Life Church partners with Local Transitional Homes to be a Blessing

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Life can be very challenging. At any moment, your circumstances can change, and you may find yourself in need of assistance. For many persons in our city, this is...

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