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AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring students

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award.

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Saint Agnes using new weapons to fight breast cancer

Expanded facilities, free screenings and new treatment techniques

When Tammy Owens Johnson received a breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 41, the news would forever change her life. What followed, was chemotherapy, radiation and surgical removal of both breasts and reconstructive surgery.

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Indie Soul Student of the Week: Christina Epps

The Indie Soul Student of the Week is usually reserved for students in grade school but this week we have made an exception.

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African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter will host the Tenth Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss, Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Coppin State University located at 2500 W. North Avenue in Baltimore.

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Ebola, stop the flights from West Africa

bola affected Liberians and other West Africans who can obtain plane tickets will be headed to the United States. How many more can we handle coming into our country?

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Making the case for mandatory college graduation

After the housing industry, American’s colleges and universities are collectively the country’s second largest business. A closer look behind higher education’s ivy-covered walls reveals how colleges are kept afloat by practices as mercenary as housing’s sub-prime lending practices that nearly destroyed the US economy in 2008.

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First walk for homeless planned at Lake Montebello

There are approximately 12,000 homeless individuals in Maryland. An estimated 5,400 of them are children under the age of six.

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Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Nicolas T. Abrams

The Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week is a man who understands being a successful business person means being willing to expand beyond your comfort zone.

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Museum Heritage Tour planned For jubilee celebration

What is this thing called slavery? What is this thing called freedom?

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Ravens encourage child’s play at annual TEAM Challenge

Players, students have a day of fun at M&T Bank Stadium

The Baltimore Ravens held their third annual Ravens TEAM Challenge at M&T bank Stadium on Monday, October 20, 2014.

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Disney to introduce new heroine, 'Moana'

New Disney heroine: Moana, a navigator from Oceania

Get ready for another addition to the line of Disney heroines: Moana, an ocean adventurer.

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Family and creativity fuel Marlon Wayans’ success

Following the advice of his brother, Keenen, to not sit around and wait for Hollywood, Marlon Wayans has firmly established his own identity as an actor, writer, producer, director and stand-up comedian.

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Dear White People’ conveys complexity of contemporary race relations

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends to not seem racist has just been raised to two.

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Indie Soul Movie Review: Ballin’ at the Graveyard

With the NCAA 2014 Men’s Midnight Madness Basketball Set for Friday, October 17, and the NBA Season set to begin on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 basketball fans can’t wait to enjoy another season of we call “B’ball or Ballin.’”

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Maryland Food Bank partners with Bank of America and Feeding America to fight hunger

To address the hunger crisis, Bank of America and Feeding America are teaming up this fall to raise awareness— and support— for hunger relief through “Give A Meal.”

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Kidnapped Nigerian girls 'pawns'

The announcement by senior Nigerian military and government officials that an agreement has been reached with Boko Haram for the release of more than 200 kidnapped Chibok girls is welcome, although it has understandably been greeted with considerable caution. And news that a ceasefire has also been agreed, and that further negotiations will take place, is another positive development.

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Five steps to ‘de-cluttering’ your life

There is a good reason that professional organizers start their projects by first clearing out the cluttered space they're tackling. You can’t organize before you de-clutter. The same holds true for our lives.

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The hidden dangers of Internet gambling

Some people have asked me why I strongly oppose Internet gambling and I can sum it up in one sentence: Gambling on the Internet is for chumps.

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Stacy Dash's racist remarks hurt GOP

Black Republican Stacey Dash, an actress, called Louisiana blacks freeloaders

Fox News contributor and Republican as of 2012, black actress Stacey Dash proves she really wasn't acting in the movie "Clueless." Appearing on Fox News' "Hannity" show, Dash called all black people in Louisiana government freeloaders who don't work.

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Indie Soul Music: Motown 25 and Midnight Special

Check out two great DVD's for guaranteed to please music lovers.

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