$10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Capture of Suspected Killer Who was Accidentally Released from Indianapolis Jail | VIDEO

*(CNN) — The US Marshals Service is offering $10,000 for those who come forward with information leading to the arrest of Kevin Mason, a suspect in a 2021 killing who was released from a detention center in Indianapolis last week due to a clerical mistake, officials said. Mason, 28, was “mistakenly released” from an adult


Meet Austin Carrington-Scott: The Multifaceted Actor and Entrepreneur Making Waves in the Industry

Austin Carrington Scott *Austin Carrington-Scott, a rising star in the entertainment and business worlds, is capturing hearts and inspiring minds with his exceptional talents and remarkable achievements. At only 17 months into his commercial career, Austin has already made a significant impact on both national campaigns and Hollywood. His versatile skill set and entrepreneurial spirit



By Special Press Release The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts has cancelled activities on Sept. 23 after a state of emergency was declared due to Tropical Storm Ophelia. PRESS RELEASE: After careful consideration and based on direction from the Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management and the Baltimore City Fire Department, we have


Governor Wes Moore Declares State of Emergency

By Special Press Release Executive Order Issued to Respond to Tropical Storm Ophelia ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Wes Moore today signed Executive Order 01.01.2023.13  declaring a state of emergency beginning Friday, September 22, 2023, in preparation for the effects of Tropical Storm Ophelia. The executive order will allow the State to take actions to coordinate and request emergency


France’s militarized law enforcement continues a history of anti-Black racism

By DaQuan Lawrence, AFRO International Writer, DLawrence@afro.com As the June 27 traffic stop-turned-killing of Nahel Merzouk, 17, in Nanterre, France, led to weeks of nationwide protest and social unrest, many are saying the authorities’ overtly militarized response mirrors France’s history of colonialism and anti-Black oppression.  The weeks following Merzouk’s unlawful death were filled with acts

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AFRO inside look: thought leaders and creatives  join Vice President Kamala Harris at her residence to celebrate Black visual artists

By Savannah G.M. Wood, Special to the AFRO On the evening of Monday, September 19, I was honored to attend a private event at the Vice President of the United States’s residence celebrating Black visual artists.  Jessica Bell Brown, Curator and Department Head for Contemporary Art at the Baltimore Museum of Art and Curator of


A knack for horseback

By Mekhi Abbott, Special to the AFRO ‘It’s like hockey on horseback’ A perfect illustration of the sport of polo. However, even though one can start to picture what playing polo looks like after reading that quote, most black people couldn’t imagine themselves riding on the back of a horse and still can’t picture themselves