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Beyond a Dream Youth Conference at Goucher College May 13

The Be Org (Be.) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit youth development organization dedicated to serving the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. The organization’s mission is to encourage and nurture youth to live above their socially-imposed limitations; to develop their character, talents, and leadership skills, allowing them to go beyond a dream and achieve remarkable excellence.

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Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no'

It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease. To prevent heart disease, the association and federation both recommend a diet low in saturated fats, the animal-based fats found in beef, pork, chicken, butter and cheese, among other foods.

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Why teen mental health experts are focused on '13 Reasons Why'

Alexa Curtis, 19, laid her laptop on her dinner table and took a deep breath.

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HBCU Round-Up:MEAC Announces Weekly Softball Honors

Hampton freshman Brianna Anderson was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Softball Player of the Week

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HBCU Round-Up: April 21-23 Weekend Outdoor Track and Field Update

The Morgan State men's track & field team captured second place in the 14th Annual MSU Legacy Track Meet at a rain-soaked Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University.

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Remembering History and Black Public Health Champions during National Minority Health Month (BPRW)

In April of 1915, Booker T. Washington proposed “National Negro Health Week," recognizing that "without health and long life, all else fails.” His idea gradually evolved into observing the month of April as National Minority Health Month to raise awareness and eventually help eliminate the health disparities facing racial and ethnic minorities.

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Rebuilding Together Baltimore to Transform 11 Homes on Saturday April 29th

Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, is celebrating its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects throughout National Rebuilding Month.

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It's "Mann vs. WoMann" on the next episode of The Manns - Tuesday, April 25

The Mann Clan stage a Battle of the Sexes on the next episode of The Manns airing Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. ET on TV One.

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Celebration Week Commemorating Coretta Scott King's 90th Birthday: April 21-29, 2017

The Inaugural Coretta Scott King Birthday Social Justice Service is Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Howard University's Rankin Chapel, starting at 1 p.m.

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Educator Says Saving Black Girls at the Core of Her Sister-Friend Mentorship Program

At 90 years young, Chicago educator Dr. Joyce Clark says she's just getting started in her mission to help save Black girls. With the launch of Sister-Friend Intergenerational Mentorship Program, Clark is hoping to empower girls of African ancestry by helping them see the links between historical events and things that are happening today.

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Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over Salmonella fear

Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.

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The next great medical innovations that could save children

What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics.

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United Way of Central Maryland Announces “Philanthropic Five” Award Winners

United Way of Central Maryland will recognize this year’s “Philanthropic Five” award winners at its sixth annual Emerging Leaders United (ELU) Young Professionals Conference on Friday, May 5.

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Rambling Rose: Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events to celebrate spring in the Baltimore Area for the next two weeks

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Remember the Chibok Girls!

On Thursday, April 14, 2017, the world marked three years since Boko Haram terrorists burst into dormitory rooms at the Government Secondary School in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok and kidnapped nearly 300 girls simply because they dared to get an education.

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Historic Diggs-Johnson Museum to Host Special Presentation

The Diggs-Johnson Museum will host a power point presentation on the 40 historic African-American communities of Baltimore County on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

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Towson’s Hussman Center hires dedicated volunteer

Approximately 50,000 youth with autism transition each year to adulthood and only half of them continue with formal education or enter the workforce after high school.

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Ozzie Newsome could tap Alabama pipeline once again in 2017 NFL Draft

The Baltimore Ravens are approaching the 2017 NFL Draft with a few holes to fill.

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Freeway to perform at Kidney Walk

Hip Hop artist Freeway, best known for his role as an artist on Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records label, will be the celebrity ambassador during the 15th anniversary of the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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Celebrate National Arbor Day with 10 free shade trees by joining Arbor Day Foundation

National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28, this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday.

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