Maryland Officials Call for Uniformity in Combating Human Sex Trafficking

Gov. Martin O’Malley launched a two-day conference on Combating Human Sex Trafficking in Maryland, May 21, speaking to a group of four hundred federal, local, and state leaders and officials. The conference focused on...

Rev. Marion C. Bascom Pastor Emeritus of Baltimore’s Douglas Memorial Community Church Passes Away...

The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, one of Baltimore’s major civil rights voices for the past 60 years and pastor emeritus of Baltimore’s Douglas Memorial Community Church, has passed away. He was 87. Bascom was recognized...

Provost of Baltimore’s Coppin State University Named First Female President of Central State University

Coppin State University Provost Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will become the first female president of Central State University, the Ohio school has announced. Only the eighth president in the historically Black university’s history, Jackson-Hammond follows in...

Casting Call To Be Held for Dynamic Gospel Stage Play Production

A dynamic new stage play will be presented in Baltimore this fall, and performers are being sought to fill a variety of roles. Battle Stage Plays will be presenting this gospel stage play production...

Faith Pulse – 35th Ministry Anniversary

Celebrate with the Rev. Eva Sapp in recognition of 35 years in ministry, 3 p.m., May 19, at the Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 2720 W. North Ave. She presently leads the His Way...

VA Maryland Health Care System Observes Nurses Week with Awards Ceremony

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System observed National Nurses Week (May 6-12) with an awards ceremony, May 7, in the auditorium at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN,...

Mother’s Day Weekend Plagued with Violence

Baltimore City Police are still investigating several violent incidents that claimed four lives and left others in the hospital with injuries over Mother’s Day weekend. Police say they are close to making arrests in...

James “JB” Brown Speaks to Youth for Christ

James “JB” Brown, author, three-time Emmy award winning television host, and sports commentator gave the keynote speech this week at the Metro Maryland Youth for Christ (MMYFC) fundraiser held at Martin’s West. Brown gave not...

Henson Convicted of Single Charge in Robocalls Case

A Baltimore jury convicted a political consultant of conspiracy but acquitted him May 11 of a wider role in the robocalls scandal of election day 2010. Julius Henson, a political consultant from East Baltimore, faces...

Morgan’s Annual Spring Concert

Morgan State University’s Modern Dance Ensemble put on a phenomenal show April 28 at its 35th Annual Spring Concert, under the direction of Dr. Lantha Tucker. Tucker started this dance ensemble 35 years ago...

S. Dallas Dance Named Next Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools

“No field impacts a young person's life like education does,” says newly named Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D., on why learning is so important to him. Currently chief officer...

Historic Black Legacy Revived

Known as the “City of the Dead for Colored People,” Mt. Auburn Cemetery was once the only place an African American in Baltimore City could be buried with dignity. For well over a decade the...

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