Baltimore: Don’t ‘Believe’ the Hype

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor [email protected] I don’t remember a time quite like this in Baltimore; to paraphrase the great Chinua Achebe, everything is falling apart. As we continue to reel in the aftermath of the Uprising,...

Different Regard, ‘Classic Styles For the Modern Gentleman’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor Business Name: Different Regard What: A men’s clothing and accessories boutique (that also sells some women’s garments) located in the historic Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore. The current location opened in...

New Shiloh Baptist Church Hosts 50th Last Words Service

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO April 19th is an important day on the Christian calendar. It is observed as Good Friday; the day Jesus Christ was crucified. Many churches in our area will observe...

Is Baltimore City Broken?

By Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Special to the AFRO Between Baltimore City and the rest of the world, there is always a hint of an unasked and therefore unanswered question. It is a question that is rooted...

Speaker Busch to Lie In Annapolis

By AFRO Staff Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates Michael E. Busch will lie in state April 15 under the State House dome in Annapolis, which will mark the beginning of two days of...

Holy Week Service at Sharon Baptist

By AFRO Staff Sharon Baptist Church the venerable West Baltimore church led by Rev. Dr. A.C.D. Vaughn, will hold Holy Week services April 16 and 17. On April 16, Bishop Walter Scott Thomas will preach...

RAMBLING ROSE

Saluting ‘The Stars Among Us’ Hello everyone. Hope everyone in the sound of my words is doing well. My readers who are going thru sickness and hardship, my prayers are with you and your family....

Local Research Center Launches Study of Black People’s Brains

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO The Lieber Institute for Brain Development announced the creation of the first African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative (AANRI) Monday. The Lieber Institute, a Baltimore nonprofit research center, boasts the largest...

It’s Time!

By AFRO Staff With the recent death of Speaker of the House Michael Busch, the Maryland House of Delegates is left with a yawning void. During the Speaker's illness, Speaker Pro Tem Del. Adrienne A....

City Council, Residents Want Pugh to Resign

By Taya Graham and Stephen Janis, Specials to the AFRO At Baltimore’s annual taxpayer’s night Tuesday, where residents have a chance to voice their concerns about how the city is governed, Jacques Thompson was adamant it...

Baltimore Blight: Is this your house?

558 McMechen Street #isthisyourhouse #FightBlightBmore

Maryland Leads With Health Care Initiatives

By Renee Foose, Special to the Afro On the final day of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, history was made with the passage of two bills to establish the nation’s first Prescription Drug Affordability Board and...
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