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  • Ten Years of That Soulful Sound

    A lot can happen in a decade. The very fabric of society itself can change over the course of one year, let alone 10 of them. Ten years ago family members could walk their loved ones to the departing gate of a flight, something practically impossible these days and10 years ago not many people, ...

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  • Baltimore Omegas Host Annual Howard L. Cornish Awards

    The Pi Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host the Howard L. Cornish Humanitarian Awards Nov. 13 at the Forum Caterers. The organization’s Achievement Week/ Founders’ Day Program is an annual event honoring individuals and organizations who’ve made an impact in the ...

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  • Exhibit Honors Teachers’ Advocate Walter S. Mills

    In honor of Walter S. Mills, an educator who advocated for Black teachers in Anne Arundel County, the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis will host an exhibition featuring documents, pictures and other artifacts from the Maryland native’s life. The exhibit, “Shaping History ...

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  • Baltimore County Deltas Sponsor Financial Workshop Series

    With difficult financial times affecting millions of Americans, fighting the economic downturn has become increasingly difficult. Credit card debt, foreclosures, furloughs, unemployment and layoffs have hit the Baltimore region hard as well, but the Baltimore County Alumnae Chapter of Delta ...

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  • Coppin Breaks Ground with Solar Technology

    A year after opening Coppin State University’s first nanotechnology research center, a science professor and his research team are making history for simulating the most efficient solar energy cells in the world. Natural sciences professor Dr. Jamal Uddin and five undergraduate student ...

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  • Sojourner-Douglass College Fights for Oldtown

    Oldtown, a predominately Black community located just east of downtown Baltimore, will soon undergo redevelopment. But stakeholders at the nearby commuter institution Sojourner-Douglass College say they are doing whatever it takes to ensure the scheme won’t lead to more gentrification in ...

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  • Empowering Young Black Youths with Education

    Malcolm X proclaimed 45 years ago, “Education is the passport to the future; for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” The meaning and need for commitment remain the same in 2010. From the beginning of current CEO Dr. Andres A. Alonso’s tenure with the Baltimore ...

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  • Local Carry Out Fined for Trans Fats Violation

    Healthy Choice John’s Barbecue, a carry-out restaurant in Lexington Market, was issued the city’s first citation on Oct. 21 for serving food high in trans fats. The business was fined $100 after the Baltimore City Health Department found trans fat levels exceeding the legal 0.5 ...

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  • Minority Business Owners Protest Slots Palace

    When the Maryland Lottery Agency granted Penn National a state license to operate a video slots casino at a location in Perryville, Cecil County, a material term and condition of the license agreement required Penn National to fully comply with Maryland’s Minority Business Enterprise ...

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  • Black Engineer Conference Moves to Philly

    The Black Engineer of the Year Award and STEM conference, a program once exclusively tied to Baltimore, will be held in Philadelphia in 2012, officials confirmed. “Philadelphia was extremely interested in the opportunity to host BEYA,” said Al Rutherford, managing partner of ...

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