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  • Impact of Black Vote Not to be Underestimated

    As candidates campaign for Maryland governor’s mansion, overlooking the Black vote would be unwise, experts said, as that bloc historically has made the difference in the state’s election outcomes. “The Black vote is something you can’t take for granted,” said Larry Gibson, a longtime campaign ...

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  • Civil Rights Groups Fight to Retain Voting Rights

    Fewer than 30 days before Election Day, civil rights groups are ramping up efforts to educate and protect voters’ rights amid a more challenging legal landscape. “[We] are doing everything we can to prepare voters for the first elections since the Supreme Court impaired the Voting Rights ...

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  • Baltimore Men To Read in Schools, Oct. 13

    On Oct. 13 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., men of all ages, backgrounds and races will read to students in schools throughout Baltimore as part of The Michael Carter Men Reading in Baltimore City Public Schools Initiative. Now in its fourth year, the program is meant not only to foster reading among ...

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  • 25 Indicted in East Baltimore Drug Bust

    Twenty-five suspects associated with three separate drug organizations operating near East Monument Street and North Rose Street in Baltimore were indicted Oct. 2, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office announced. The indictments come after months of investigations conducted by detectives ...

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  • St. Vincent de Paul’s Front Door Program Expansion

    With the expansion of their Front Door Program, St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore has taken yet another step in setting themselves apart as a service provider. Their services include, but are not limited to: feeding families, providing clothing and shelter, aiding in job placement, offering ...

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  • Sitting Pretty at Horseshoe

    BALTIMORE – At Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino, if you’re sitting on it, it’s more than likely that Tony Hill and his business partner Hans Edwards had something to do with it. Their company, Edwards & Hill Office Furniture, had the huge task of ensuring that seating in the casino’s bars, ...

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  • Rev. Bryant Preaches Jesus and the NAACP

    For the Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant, the call to ministry was not heralded by a booming voice from heaven or even a still, small voice. Instead, it came from the satiric wit of a popular comedian-slash-activist. “When I tell people I got my call to ministry from Dick Gregory they laugh,” Bryant said. ...

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