Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Local Entrepreneurs Turn Part-Time Jobs into Full-Time Profit

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As part of a four-part series, the AFRO is profiling up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are growing popular businesses while juggling traditional nine-to-five careers, spouses and children. This month, the AFRO is profiling motivational speaker and multi-business owner Justin Jones-Fosu. Justin Jones-Fosu Justin...

Baltimore Resident Represents MD in Veterans Sports Competition

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Army veteran and Baltimorean James Jones was the only athlete representing Maryland at the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Des Moines, Iowa May 26-31. He joined more than 600 veterans from across the nation competing in this national...

Students Feed Peers through Culinary Arts

The Baltimore City Public School System reached another milestone in its pledge to provide healthier food options to students. Beginning next school year, culinary arts students will prepare dinner for their peers, who lack access to a healthy supper...

Case of Assaulted Autistic Student Pushed Back

The state’s case against a bus driver who allegedly assaulted a 13-year-old autistic passenger has been pushed back to August after the defendant’s lawyer requested more time to prepare, leaving the victim’s family wondering if justice will ever be...

Dubious Parents Now Support East Baltimore School

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BALTIMORE - The East Baltimore Community School was designed to be a neighborhood school, but earning widespread community support took a while, the city schools chief executive said. Andres Alonso, in his third year as head of Baltimore's public schools,...

Black Social Worker Wins Big

It’s been a good year for Jean Tucker Mann. In the past three months, she’s won two of the field of social work’s biggest awards. The University of Maryland School of Social Work presented Mann with the Dean’s Medal...

BCCC Graduates Recognized for their Accomplishments

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Three students from Baltimore City Community College’s Class of 2010 were recently awarded and recognized for their achievements, further embarking them on the road to success at four-year colleges and universities. Kemardo Henry was selected as a 2010 Jack...

Fugitives Offered a Safe Surrender

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, U.S. Marshal Johnny Hughes, and faith leaders are bating fugitives in Baltimore City out of their hiding places. The officials announced on Tuesday that the Fugitive Safe Surrender program will be held in Baltimore City for...

Baltimore ‘Butts Out’ at Inner Harbor

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BALTIMORE — As part of Waterfront Partnership’s new initiative, Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor, discarded cigarette butts have become enemy No. 1 around the city’s bustling downtown area. The strategy was designed to make Baltimore’s harbor swimmable, fishable and clean by...

Jazz Lovers Unite for Healthy Cause

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BALTIMORE — On May 22, hundreds of jazz lovers attended the third annual “Power to End Stroke (PTES) Jazz Brunch to bring Stroke Awareness” at Sojourner Douglass College in downtown Baltimore. Attendees enjoyed jazz selections by Nevetta and Company...

Maryland Loses a Business Icon

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The services for Raymond V. Haysbert Sr. begin with the family hour, 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2 at the Empowerment Temple, 4217-4221 Primrose Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215. The memorial service will immediately follow, beginning at noon, at Empowerment Temple....

New Shiloh Pastor Talks Faith, Future

When he has a spare minute he reads MacLean magazine. When he needs to hear good preaching he leans toward “country” preachers who have a certain bent toward the basics, what he calls “raw religion.” And every chance he...

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