Voter Registration Deadlines Loom

Would-be voters in the 2012 general election have less than two weeks to register. The deadline is Oct. 16 at 9 p.m. in Maryland and Oct. 19 at 9 p.m. in D.C. Those who have had...

The Return of the Thunder Thigh Revue

BALTIMORE, Md.--They're back! And, nearly 30 years later, Joyce J. Scott and Kay Lawal-Muhammad, the generously proportioned originators of the Thunder Thigh Revue, are proving that they've still got it. The self-proclaimed performing arts...

Nov. 6 Ballot Demands Informed Voters

For Maryland voters, the choices on Nov. 6 won’t be limited to picking a favorite candidate for president or choosing the more recognizable name as the representative for Congress. With a slew of weighty...

Heritage High Student Stabbed

A 17 year-old Baltimore boy is in police custody, and being held without bail, on attempted murder charges in the Oct. 1 stabbing of a fellow student at Heritage High School, police said. He...

Former Baltimore Urban League President, Benjamin C. Whitten Dies at 89

Dr. Benjamin C. Whitten spent his life as an education advocate, from the time he protested against a policy that prevented him from entering the University of Delaware to the years he spent serving...

Westside Pre-K, Kindergarteners Set High Standards

Taking their places in a room full of miniature size seats, the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes of Westside Elementary School filed in one behind the other. What could they be here for? “Is it Halloween today?”...

A Tribute for R.B. Jones — Mr. “Realside”

A tribute and gathering is being planned for Oct. 13 for local raconteur R.B. Jones. Anyone who’s spent time in Baltimore in the last few decades is familiar with the heart and soul of...

Coppin State Shows Up to “Rock the Vote”

Student and community organizations alike came together on the campus of Coppin State University Sept. 25 to prepare for the 2012 general election taking place on Nov. 6. The “Coppin’s Rocking the Vote” pep rally...

Alums Dedicate New Field for City College

During the past 10 years, the Baltimore City College Alumni Association has led an effort to renovate the Alumni Field at Baltimore City College. Under the leadership of Jacob Howard ’74, with the help...

Rev. Marcus Garvey Wood Celebrates 60 Years at Providence Baptist

BALTIMORE, Md.--“It’s five minutes to three,” Rev. Marcus Garvey Wood announced to the crowd of family and staff gathered in his office, in a nod to punctuality that has been among the hallmarks of...

Myrtle Leary Thompson Koger, 86

Myrtle Leary Thompson Koger, the daughter of the late Annie Mitchell Leary was born May 12, 1926 in Somerset, Pa. She departed this life Sept. 21, 2012 after a lengthy illness. At an early age,...

Morgan’s Communications Alums to Gather for Brunch

Morgan State University’s Department of Communication Studies will celebrate its communications professionals at an alumni brunch, 9 a.m., Oct. 13, in the Calvin and Tina Tyler Ballroom of Morgan’s Student Center. Keynote speakers include...

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