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  • Loyola Blakefield’s Black Alums Hold Reunion

    St. Ignatius of Loyola in 1522, to begin his conversion experience from soldier to religious leader, laid down his sword before a statue of Our Lady of Montserrat, the Black Madonna of Spain. Centuries later, Loyola Blakefield, the school in Towson bearing his name, will hold an exciting ...

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  • The Top Cities for Readers of African American Literature

    AALBC.com assessed the relative strengths of almost 300 American cities, to determine which ones are best able to provide environments that are supportive of, and conducive to, the enjoyment of African American Literature. Our 2014 list improves on our original list, first published in 2013, by ...

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  • Happy 100th Birthday to Velma B. Scofield!

    Velma B. Scofield, will be 100 years old on October 29th. She was born in St. Michaels, Maryland and moved to Baltimore as a young girl. She was married to James I. Scofield Sr. for more than 65 years. He passed from this life in 2005. Mrs. Scofield has two sons, James Jr. and Kevin.Her ...

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  • Tourism Council Promotes Black History Every Day

    Do you know how many stations of the Underground Railroad are in Maryland? Where is Negro Mountain located? Do you know what that is? If you want the answers to these questions and more, a conversation with Lou Fields could be helpful. He’s the co-founder and president of the Baltimore African ...

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  • Reginald Lewis Museum Celebrates a Decade of Md. History

    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture is celebrating its 10th anniversary by giving community awards and hosting a gala. “What I really like about this museum is that it does fantastic cultural programming as a legitimate part of the museum’s mission. ...

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  • Community Leaders Battle Traditional Low Turnout

    Baltimore City saw a less than 42 percent turnout during the last midterm election (2010), and with the 2014 election less than a week away, various interested parties, from community groups to unions to political campaigns, are working to get Baltimoreans to the polls. Tessa Hill-Aston, ...

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  • Cherry Hill Activists Honor the Past to Inspire the Future

    Five men with roots in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill community will be honored, Nov. 1, at Morgan State University at the second annual Legends of Cherry Hill Hall of Fame Banquet. Singer Jimmy Briscoe, basketball player Leroy Loggins, former Baltimore City police chief Leonard Hamm, Bishop Walter ...

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  • Center for Urban Families and Partners Feed the Children

    The Center for Urban Families (CFUF) will sponsor a Feed the Children food distribution event, Nov. 8, along with Star Touring and Riding and the United Way of Central Maryland. An expected 400 families will receive one box of perishable food items, one box of toiletries, one box of healthy ...

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  • Gamma Chapter, Phi Delta Kappa Celebrates 89th Anniversary

    Gamma Chapter of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa celebrated its 89th Anniversary recently. The chapter was organized by 10 young teachers and chartered on October 12, 1925. Gamma is a part of a professional organization of educators (National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc.), located ...

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  • Madison Avenue Visits Morgan State University

    There are many definitions of advertising, but Andy Deaza, art director with McCann Worldgroup has a unique way of defining it.  “Advertising is the intersection between consumerism and culture.” Morgan State University students got a real taste of the advertising business, when two advertising ...

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