Baltimore Gas and Electric conduit deal brings calls for transparency and lawsuit by former Black workers to forefront

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, and Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, The Baltimore City Council’s Legislative Investigations Committee held a public hearing on Feb. 23 to discuss control and maintenance of the city’s underground conduit system and a recent deal with Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE). Council members Eric T. Costello, Sharon


CIAA Tournament returns to Baltimore

By AFRO Staff Fans of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) from around the nation converged on Baltimore this week for the 2023 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament. HBCU athletes, cheerleaders and mascots left it all on the court as they faced off with some of the country’s top athletes.  Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott kicks