Friday, December 4, 2020

Baltimore News

COVID app may help contact-tracing challenges this holiday

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BY PHILIP VAN SLOOTEN ANNAPOLIS, Md. — “Answer the call” and download the COVID Alert app have joined the growing list of pandemic precautions, such as wearing a mask and social distancing, as the Maryland Health Department battles a pandemic...

Want to do something? Recruit Talented Minds at BEYA

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Not all online RECRUITMENT events are EQUAL. Go with a PROVEN TRACK record. RECRUIT Engineering and Information Technology students and professionals at the 2021 BEYA Virtual Career Fair For more than 35 years, BEYA has offered employers a forum to build the...

Thanksgiving Dinner For “Too”

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By AFRO Staff With Thanksgiving right around the corner and social distance restrictions stricter than ever, Baltimore’s Hotel Revival has got dinner covered. The plan is to provide meals to the residents of Park View at Ashland Terrace, an affordable...

St. Francis Neighborhood Center-Central West Baltimore-Groundbreaking Announcement

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Long Awaited Monumental Groundbreaking of New Construction of Community Center in Central West Baltimore Congressman Mfume, Lt. Governor Boyd, Senator Hayes, Council President/Mayor-Elect Scott, State Representative/Council President-Elect Mosby, Councilman-Elect Torrence and Councilman Cohen, Housing Commissioner Kennedy, and Other Dignitaries to...

Former Bill T. Jones, White Oak dancer adds filmmaker to her resume

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By Nadine Matthews Special to the AFRO Baltimore’s Rosalynde LeBlanc has been a dancer for most of her life. “I was always around dance because of my mother,” LeBlanc explained of her mother, who was also a dancer. “Since my mother...

White and Black communities in Maryland experience a 20% difference in loans from CARES...

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By Amina Lampkin, Capital News Service Predominantly white communities in Maryland received approximately 20 percent more loans and money per loan under the Paycheck Protection Program compared to predominantly Black communities, according to data from the Small Business Administration (SBA)...

Join me this Mon. 11/23! Holiday Safety Info Session

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Dear Friends: I hope you will join me on Monday, November 23rd at 5:30pm via Zoom for an information session on how to keep safe this holiday season. This season is a time of joy, laughter and family; however it...

MARIAN HOUSE AT THE WOMEN’S INDUSTRIAL EXCHANGE WILL BECOME THE NEW HOME OF THE...

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November 20, 2020 (Baltimore) Marian House has agreed to lease the 1,000 sq. ft. storefront space of the Women’s Industrial Exchange Building at 333 North Charles Street to the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center.  The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center (MWHC)...

AFRO Exclusive: Cherry Hill Strong

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By Tashiera Allen and Jamar Dorsey Special to the AFRO South Baltimore’s historic Cherry Hill community has a story to tell. Much like the esteemed AFRO-American newspaper, Cherry Hill’s history must never be forgotten. Did you know that Cherry Hill was an...

Race and Politics: GOP attack on the Black vote continues

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Senior Reporter syoes@afro.com Donald John Trump is desperate because his time is nigh. On Jan. 20, 2021, the failed 45th president of the United States must leave the White House, or face the reality of being forcibly removed from...

Chase’s Cherry Hill branch ends bank desert

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By J. K. Schmid Special to the AFRO Recently, JPMorgan Chase Bank celebrated the grand opening of its first branch in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill community. The celebration comes one month after the branch’s soft opening and marks the end of the community’s...

Baltimore artist goes platinum with hit single

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By Michelle Richardson Special to the AFRO There’s a lot of talent in Baltimore but it is usually overshadowed by the day-to-day violence in the city. Rarely do artists get coverage for their talent by local media so when the AFRO...

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