Baltimore Area Mourns the Passage of Civic Activist Rev. Dr. John Wright

The Rev. Dr. John L. Wright, long time pastor of the First Baptist Church of Guilford, died late Jan 28. At the helm of the church for nearly 40 years, Rev. Wright's service was not...

Census 2010: The City Needs You To Be Counted

Every 10 years, the United States is required to count the number of people— citizens and non-citizens—living here and in its territories. This year U.S. residents are being counted again. The census tracks, not just...

Md. Senators Favor Young for Council Presidency

The ascension of City Council President Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to the mayor’s office on Feb. 4 will set off a new power struggle within the Baltimore legislature. City Council members will conduct a majority-wins vote as...

Everyone Counts -2010 Census

The 2010 Census is comprised of just 10 questions, and it can be completed in a mere 10 minutes, but its effects will span over a decade. Baltimore’s local census office had its grand opening...

NACCP to Host Panel on Childhood Obesity

The Baltimore City Branch of the NAACP recently declared childhood obesity a “state of emergency,” and will hold a community information meeting and panel discussion on childhood obesity on Jan. 26 from 6 to...

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