Board to Close Several Baltimore Schools in 2017

The Baltimore City Public School (BCPS) Board delayed a vote on closing West Baltimore’s Renaissance Academy this week.  But several other schools, including Northwestern High School, weren’t so lucky. Before a room of emotional neighborhood...

RAMBLING ROSE

Hello everyone, how are you? Well, I hope. This week we are going to talk about our musical country. There are a few artists, singers and musicians who still remind us of the great...

Advocate Weighs in Following Women in Prison Special

When Diane Sawyer hosted an hour-long ABC News special about the lives of women in prison Feb. 27, Baltimorean Alfreda Robinson-Dawkins was also watching. Robinson-Dawkins knows the subject intimately. She has lived it, serving...

Balto. Mayor to Announce Comprehensive Mentor-Protégé Program

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to announce a three-tiered mentoring program designed to help minority and women-owned businesses overcome obstacles to their long-term success and viability, the AFRO has learned. The Mayor’s Mentor/Protégé Program...

Baltimore Homicide Rate Falls in January after Deadly 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's homicide rate fell in January for the first time since unrest in April. Media outlets report that that the city recorded 14 killings in January. That's less than half of the...

3rd Annual Vegan SoulFest

Vegan SoulFest is a celebration of culture and vegan living in Baltimore. This is a free event featuring vegan food, nutrition experts, vegan cooking demonstrations, a children's area, live entertainment, giveaways, special invited guests...

Tonight: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes, Monday, June 15.

Listen at WEAA Live Stream: http://amber.streamguys.com.4020/live.m3u The latest news from the 2016 Presidential Campaign Trail, including Hillary Clinton's first official campaign stump speech and Jeb Bush's official hat toss into the ever-expanding GOP fray for...

Dr. Keiffer J. Mitchell Sr., Member of Famed Baltimore Family, Dies at 73

Dr. Keiffer J. Mitchell Sr., a Baltimore physician, died on August 18 at the age of 73. According to his son, Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr., he passed surrounded by family at Medstar Good Samaritan...

Jazz at the Motor House

Motor House presents Jazz: Mixed Company curated by BE Mo Jazz on Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Reginald Cyntje Jazz Ensemble will be performing. This concert will focus on the theme ‘Black is Beautiful....

1st Trial in Freddie Gray Case Set for Nov. 30

BALTIMORE (AP) — The first trial in the case against six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray will be held Nov. 30, and the other trials are set...

Transforming Transit, Helping Our Neighbors

As Administrator and CEO of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration, I am committed to providing safe, efficient and reliable transit across Maryland with world-class customer service. With 20 years in the...

Bowen Foundation for Autism Charity Football Bash

On April 15 the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host the 2nd Annual Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. To kick off festivities, a family-friendly tailgate will start at...

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