Dr. John L. Wright

Dr. John L. Wright was what could be called a persistent advocate; he seized every opportunity to make his voice heard. He even turned...

City Prepares for 2010 Census

Elected officials and local leaders in Baltimore City say they are working diligently to get the word out about the April 1 census distribution....

Summer Jobs Put Youth to Work

Over 5,000 kids will be off the streets this summer. Multiply that by 35 years and you’ll get the approximate number of high school...

Farewell Sheila Dixon

Friends, family and city leaders gathered at The Milan, Baltimore’s newest Italian restaurant and lounge, to bid farewell to former mayor Sheila Dixon.

Crime-Fighting Collaborative Yields Results

Regional efforts to curb violent crime in Washington, D.C., and Maryland have been effective and both jurisdictions have the numbers to prove it. Those were...

Baltimore Area Mourns the Passage of Civic Activist Rev. Dr. John Wright

The Rev. Dr. John L. Wright, long time pastor of the First Baptist Church of Guilford, died late Jan 28. At the helm of the...

Census 2010: The City Needs You To Be Counted

Every 10 years, the United States is required to count the number of people— citizens and non-citizens—living here and in its territories. This year...

Md. Senators Favor Young for Council Presidency

The ascension of City Council President Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to the mayor’s office on Feb. 4 will set off a new power struggle within the...

Everyone Counts -2010 Census

The 2010 Census is comprised of just 10 questions, and it can be completed in a mere 10 minutes, but its effects will span...

NACCP to Host Panel on Childhood Obesity

The Baltimore City Branch of the NAACP recently declared childhood obesity a “state of emergency,” and will hold a community information meeting and panel...