MSU Student Receives James H. Ashby Jr. Award of Excellence

Temitope Owoeye is the recent recipient of the James H. Ashby Jr. Award of Excellence, an award established this year in memory of James...

Baltimore Agrees to Pay for ‘Illegal Arrests’

In the wake of a report earlier this month that indicated Baltimore locks up a higher percentage of its population than any major metropolitan...

Preparing for the Fourth of July and Harborplace Birthday Celebration

The Fourth of July weekend is filled with excitement, cookouts and fireworks. However, if it was not for Ports of America Chesapeake, the title...

Coppin Aims to Increase Graduation Rates

A year ago, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research indicated that Coppin State University has one of the lowest graduation rates in...

Memories, Tears at Funeral of Teen Drowning Victim

Hundreds poured into Hanover, Md.’s Kingdom Builders Church of God in Christ for a somber afternoon funeral service on June 29. Positioned at the...

Music, African Heritage Celebrated

The African American Heritage Festival, a celebration of African-American history, culture, heritage and art was held this weekend in Baltimore. The festival embraces rich...

Children Receive Free Meals During Summer

Because Baltimore City Public Schools believe good nutrition is critical to student achievement, they have committed to making sure all students receive nutritious meals...

Tau Gamma Delta Sorority Hosts Diamond Ball

On June 12, the Pi Chapter of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority sponsored its Tauette Club's 24th Annual Diamond Ball. The event was held at the...

Proposed Youth Jail Opposed by Protesters

Ronald was 14 years old when he was arrested for a murder he said he knew nothing about. But before his parents or lawyer...

Why Didn’t Patti LaBelle Sing?

The ninth annual African American Heritage Festival kicked off on June 18 and featured a wide-range of vendors, exhibits and performances at the M&T...

PSC Says ‘No’ to Smart Grid Proposal

In what Mark Case, senior vice president of strategy and regulatory affairs for BGE, called, "a real setback for customers," the Maryland Public Service...

City ‘Safer’ After Fugitives Surrender

At the start of the Fugitive Safe Surrender program last weekend, Mayor Rawlings-Blake said the event would be a success if it gave just...