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Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u The very latest on the Standing Rock, North Dakota protests with Native American activists Gray Michael Parsons and Cheryl Eagle. Plus, Nancy Pelosi says Ben Carson is “disturbingly unqualified,”...

Maryland Food Bank Seeks Donations

The Maryland Food Bank is facing a near-crisis situation. According to food bank officials, donations have dropped significantly over the last several weeks, leaving the food bank’s Baltimore warehouse with nearly-bare shelves.  To help feed...

Baltimore Man Sentenced for Foiled Cocaine Stash House Assault

A federal judge sentenced a 26-year old Baltimore man to a decade in prison for his role in planning to rob a cocaine stash house and sell the proceeds.  Dawron Kip Mason of Baltimore was...

The Latest: Maryland General Assembly Overrides Ex-Felons Voting Rights Veto

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on one Maryland lawmaker casting votes on a bill in two chambers during an effort to override a veto of a measure allowing felons to vote while on...

BG&E Fined for Hiring Discrimination

BGE, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation which provides more than 1.8 million Baltimore and Central Maryland customers with electricity and gas, signed an agreement with the federal government on Sept. 25 which acknowledges that...

YO! Baltimore Helps Out-of-School Youth

A youth oriented group, Youth Opportunity (YO!) Baltimore, helps serve out-of-school youth and young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 at two youth-friendly centers in East and West Baltimore.  The program helps...

6 People Shot in 2 Separate Incidents in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Six people were shot in two separate incidents in Baltimore. Both shootings happened Sunday night. The first came when a gunman opened fire at four people sitting outside in the Brooklyn neighborhood...

Former Homeless, Troubled Youth Realizes Dream of Morgan Degree

(Updated 05/14/14) By the time Shanna Green was 15, she had lived in more than 25 group homes, seven foster homes, been confined by legal and state health facilities three times, and molested by...

Vegan Soulfest Held in Baltimore’s Clifton Park

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Baltimore’s fifth Annual Vegan Soulfest brought a peaceful weekend filled with messages of health, wellness and holistic living for the city’s Clifton Park community. “We felt we needed to bring...

Preliminary Budget Lists ‘Devastating’ Cuts

As Baltimore City suffers from a $121 million budget deficit, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the city has three choices: do nothing, cut services or trim government expenses. None of the options are good, but...

Baltimore School for the Arts Student Olivia McCall Dances with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

(Updated 6/13/2016) Baltimore School for the Arts student Olivia McCall will be dancing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) this Thursday. The sixteen-year-old is one of a group of students from the school selected...

The Avenue Was Live Night and Day

Baltimore’s Pennsylvania Avenue during the time of the Chitlin Circuit, 1940’s through the late 1960’s, was more than just showbiz. In addition to Sess’ on Division Street and Sampson’s on Fayette Street, nightclubs, eateries...

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