Fight Blight Bmore receives $100,000 donation for their work in revitalizing Baltimore

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, During a weekend of celebration for the 150-year-old security company, American District Telegraph (ADT), Fight Blight Bmore was gifted $100,000 toward their fight to end vacant housing and revitalize Baltimore.  “Baltimore is a great city filled with history and wonderful people, but it needs some love,” Bob Tucker


Baltimore residents sounds off in community engagement meetings with Mayor Scott and Acting Commissioner Worley

By Aria Brent AFRO Staff Writer  On Aug. 22 Mayor Brandon M. Scott and acting police commissioner Richard Worley held the fourth community engagement meeting at Shake and Bake Family Fun Center. Throughout the meeting members of the community were able to bring the issues they are most concerned about to the attention of Scott and


AFRO launches Digital Billboard Network

The AFRO is rolling out its latest digital media innovation, the Digital Billboard Network (DBN). With television screens featured across 10 host sites in the Randallstown and Owings Mills area, the DBN is the first effort of its kind in the state of Maryland.  Onsite screens will feature original content from AFRO programs, including AFRO

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Sing! The Great Commission: Getty Music’s Annual Worship Conference To Take Place September 4-6

Sing! The Great Commission, the 2023 Getty Music Worship Conference, will take place September 4-6 at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. The Sing! Conference, started in 2017 by famed GRAMMY®-nominated recording artists and hymnwriters Keith and Kristyn Getty, offers seminars and sessions led by top Christian speakers and artists; more than 10,000 attendees from