Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, May 8:

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced earlier today the Department of Justice has launched a, "pattern or practice," investigation into the Baltimore City Police Department, making three separate simultaneous...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Wed, May 24.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u We’ll discuss the latest on the Manchester terror bombing and the terror threat globally and domestically with law enforcement expert Neill Franklin, executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition....

Meet the Pastor

Name: Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo Church: Life Restoration Ministry I preached my initial sermon in 1988 and was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 1990 as a deacon and 1992 as an elder....

Renaissance Academy: Don’t Shut It Down, Build It Up

On December 1, just before I went on the air for First Edition, to have a conversation with two administrators and two students from the beleaguered Renaissance Academy High School (BCPS is considering shutting...

Rawlings-Blake Blows Off Another Debate

There have been several mayoral forums over the summer, but perhaps none has been more high-profile, or well-attended than the one hosted this week by the Empowerment Temple AME Church and its influential pastor,...

Howard and Harvard Grad Comes Home to Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A Baltimore native has returned home from Harvard Law School. D’Sean Williams-Brown, 25, is now studying for his bar exam after graduating in Harvard’s 2018 class. Born in 1993, Williams-Brown...

The Ordeal of Ivan Potts Is the Same Old Tragic Story

Ivan Potts seemed implausibly upbeat when I spoke with him on April 14, just two days after he was released from Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, Md. where he had spent almost two years...
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Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Friday, June 17.

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 From 5-7 P.M. A review of some of the top news stories of the week, directly from the pages of the AFRO with managing editor, Kamau High. Plus, a report...

Consent Decree Will Have Far-Reaching Effect on Baltimore Policing

The U.S. Department of Justice and the City of Baltimore announced on Jan. 12 that they had entered into a court enforceable agreement governing wide-ranging reforms to the city’s police department. “This is a...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Tuesday, Dec. 6 From 5-7 P.M.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u With the ascension of Donald John Trump to the White House and the myriad implications connected to it, how do we teach our young people in this new era...

Maryland Live! Casino Honors NAACP’s Tessa Hill-Aston

Baltimore City NAACP President Tessa Hill-Aston was among those honored, Feb. 25, by the Maryland Live! Casino and the MD-Washington Minority Companies Association for Black History Month. She was joined by Adrian Muldrow, third vice...

Baltimore Named Host of NUL 2016 Convention

The National Urban League will host its 2016 convention in Baltimore, Md. on Aug. 3rd-6th. “We are especially excited to bring the 2016 conference to Baltimore – a city with a long and rich...

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