Baltimore Community

    Fundraiser Draws Hundreds at Bourbon Street

    On Dec.15, members of Baltimore’s entertainment community gathered at Bourbon Street for a toy drive/fundraiser benefitting over 500 local families. The event, hosted by the Baltimore Entertainment Association, the Carpenter House and AFRO Charities,...

    Las Vegas-Style Casino Faces Many Hurdles

    In a setback for County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, a panel failed to reach a concensus on June 20th on gambling expansion in Prince George’s, Annapolis and Anne Arundel, officials said. The decision...

    An Evening with Marvin Sapp

    The congregation and community of New Antioch Baptist Church were recently treated to an evening of gospel worship featuring award-winning singer, the Rev. Marvin Sapp. The “Evening with Marvin Sapp and Friends” also included...

    Meet The Pastor

    Meet The Pastor Pastor Antoine O. McClurkin, age 35 Chief Steward of Divine Cathedral Church 1014 N. Carrollton Avenue, Baltimore Years served: 6  Hometown: Baltimore Education: Edmondson Westside High School, Baltimore International College, Wesley Theological Seminary 2014 How did you hear...

    Baltimore High School Students Compete in 2011 NAACP ACT-SO

    A group of gifted and talented Baltimore high school students recently competed in the NAACP's 33rd Annual National ACT-SO Competition. The event was part of the 102nd Annual NAACP Convention, held July 20-24 at...

    Baltimore Congressman Continues Fight Against Foreclosures

    U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings recently issued a letter to more than a dozen lenders throughout the metropolitan area currently engaged in mortgage modification procedures, especially those participating in the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP.)...

    Baltimore County Deltas Sponsor Financial Workshop Series

    With difficult financial times affecting millions of Americans, fighting the economic downturn has become increasingly difficult. Credit card debt, foreclosures, furloughs, unemployment and layoffs have hit the Baltimore region hard as well, but the...

    Baltimore Love Project Unites City During Day of Love

    Arts nonprofit Baltimore Love Project continues to make Baltimore a more loving city as they successfully completed their seventh love-themed mural on June 5. Located at 2313 East North Ave., the mural is their...

    Students Seek Funding to Further Transform Mt. Auburn Cemetery

    The rejuvenation of Cherry Hill’s Mt. Auburn Cemetery is nothing short of a pure miracle. Combined efforts of area college students, civic organizations, inmates, and local and state leaders helped push to clean and...

    Renown Singer to Cultivate ‘Voice’ in Middle Schoolers

    For the past 15 years, Lea Gilmore has been sharing her voice with the world as a gospel and blues singer, African-American music authority and civil and human rights lecturer, while balancing the duties...

    Car Buffs Convene for Children’s Guild Fundraiser

    In 2009, thousands crowded Baltimore’s Harbor East to see a stunning display of elegant dream cars – Lamborghini, Ferrari and Alfa Romeo models – alongside Italian motorcycles at the Viva Italia Concours D’Elegance showcase....

    An Annual Taste of Culture

    On a day that could have been gloomy, since the sun only peeped out occasionally, the Towson Courts Patriot Plaza became the heart of the city at the 15th Annual Baltimore County African-American Cultural...

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