Baltimore Sisters Share Special Graduation Season

Click here to view more pictures in Lifestyle. As students nationwide anxiously don their caps and gowns this graduation season, three Baltimore sisters are celebrating their achievements in unison. This year, the Wood sisters —Savannah, Portia...

Frederick Douglass Statue Set to Unveil at Talbot County Courthouse

On June 18, Easton, Md., will celebrate the homecoming of one of their most revered natives. Through the work of local government officials and residents, a statue of Frederick Douglass, theformer slave turned historical figure, is...

Ehrlich Testifies as Witness in Robocall Trial

Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., was called to testify before a grand jury recently in connection with the controversial robocalls conducted during the 2010 gubernatorial election, according to WJZ TV. Ehrlich and several others,...

Young Man and Pre-Teen Missing

Flash-Just In: Georgia Solomon Found In a statement June 1, police said 12-year-old Georgia Solomon has been located “safe and unharmed” and is now with her family. Further details were not released.   The Baltimore City Fire...

State Center Promises Jobs and Tax Revenue if it Could Get Started

The State Center Project – placed in limbo by a lawsuit filed by some of the city’s most well-connected (see Orioles owner Peter Angelos) business persons – has generated more hype, anticipation, hope, fear...

Public Gets Involved in HBCU Lawsuit Issues

The defendant's arguments in the May 11 motion hearing in a civil lawsuit brought by the Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education against the Maryland Higher Education Commission have finally gotten...

Residents Fight for More Youth Jobs

Next month, a city-sponsored youth employment program will pay wages for 5,100 teenagers as they land jobs around the city, but a coalition of community groups says that’s not enough. The Full Employment Baltimore...

‘Remember Me’ Works to Memorialize Missing, Murdered Black Women

Like so many around the country, Victoria Kent was horrified by the disappearance of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes. But while many residents merely followed Barnes story, Kent, 23, was inspired into action. It was at a...

Mayoral Candidate Releases Agenda for a New Baltimore

A mayoral hopeful unveiled a policy agenda last week that he said would rebuild Baltimore’s government. The seven-page plan proposes to overhaul city agencies, ensuring they diligently collaborate to provide timely services; increases disclosures...

Hard Work Pays Off for Bowie State Graduating Senior

(Bowie, Md.) – When Bowie State University appeared in front of him at a college recruiting fair in high school, Barry Jones had no idea that four years later he would be graduating from...

Negro Leagues Museum of Maryland Hosts Annual Awards

The phrase “take me out to the ball game” took on a new persona on May 14, as the Hubert V. Simmons Negro Leagues Baseball Museum of Maryland sponsored their Annual “Back To The...

State Argues HBCUs Not Needed

“If you create a ballpark in a cornfield, it doesn’t mean the baseball players will come,” Assistant Attorney General Campbell Killefer told a federal court judge May 18 in tones of disgust. Even if...

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