Tuesday, February 28
Derica Wiggins led the Jackson State to its second straight victory by beating the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Lady Lions 80-56 in Southwestern Athletic Conference action Monday night at the H.O. Clemmons Arena
Tevin Bellinger scored 20 points and Zachary Hamilton added 17 points and eight rebounds as the Panthers (11-19, 8-8 SWAC) won on the road at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome
Throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game is a tradition for U.S. presidents.
Flu activity decreased slightly but remained at high levels across the United States during the week ending February 18, according to a report based on preliminary data issued Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Silicon Valley is drawing a line in the sand on transgender rights.
Monday, February 27
Howard redshirt senior Te’Shya Heslip was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference office announced today
Coppin State junior Chas Brown was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Viola Davis's award season hot streak just ended with a bang.
Could constant stress be making you fat?
The speakers at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference struck the same anti-media tone that has defined President Trump's first month in office.
President Trump has repeatedly vowed to replace Obamacare with something better.
Sunday, February 26
With "Get Out," writer-director-producer Jordan Peele -- half of the "Key & Peele" comedy team -- has delivered a bracing debut, a horror movie infused with biting social commentary and disarming humor.
Saturday, February 25
Rick Murphy, a real estate appraiser in Atlanta, had no idea he had a bad heart. When Murphy turned 50, he decided it was time to get in shape. It wasn't long before he progressed from running races to an Ironman triathlon
An outgoing career ambassador urged his colleagues on Friday to defend the rules-based world order in which the US supports a Europe "whole, free and at peace," a thinly veiled critique of the Trump administration, which has questioned the importance of the transatlantic alliance.
Friday, February 24
At 98, Katherine Johnson insists she has lived an ordinary life. However to others, she has proven to be nothing short of extraordinary.
For many in the African-American community, the black church has historically been a place where tough community issues are addressed
Arundel Bay Area Chapter members of Jack & Jill of America partnered with local organizations to install a reading room in the child care center at Sarah’s House
The FDIC also found that unbanked and underbanked rates were higher among minority households.
James Hamlin invites you all to the unveiling of the photo montage featuring the life and impact of Thurgood Marshal, created by Stuart Hudgins on Friday, Feb. 24, 11a.m., at the Avenue Bakery.
Classified as an orphan disease occurring in a small portion of the population and commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
Retirement celebration will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017
Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey at the National Championship game against Clemson in January 2017
Comcast, Smithsonian Channel and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture partnered to present a private screening of “The Obama Years: The Power of Words” on February 9, 2017.
Four of Maryland New Direction’s most recent graduates (January 2017) of the Maritime Transportation Distribution and Logistics (MTDL) training program.
“Your direct interactions with the black community, for the most part, have been unmitigated disasters, especially, your meeting last year at the black church in Detroit and last week’s event at the White House.”
As African-Americans slip further and further into economic and social chaos it has become abundantly clear that the current methods of fighting poverty have failed.
Six ways to help your child avoid gossiping
Thursday, February 23
Hampton junior Fedor Shirin was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Tennis Player of the Week today, with North Carolina Central’s Theofanis Kontoloupos earning Rookie of the Week honors. On the women’s side, Bethune-Cookman junior Debora Echeverria was named Player of the Week, while Norfolk State’s Paula Fortuno earned Rookie of the Week honors
Arkansas-Pine Bluff is set to host the SWAC’s current No. 1 seed Grambling State this Saturday.
Hundreds of Marylanders to attend "Keep the Doors Open"rally to call for increased access to critical behavioral health treatment
The Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition will host more than 500 concerned parents, children, families, veterans and supporters during the Keep the Door Open rally in Annapolis next Thursday at noon on Lawyers Mall.
In the follow-up to the success of the first annual Veterans Hiring Event held last year at Morgan State University, the University's Office of Veterans Engagement and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) are once again partnering to help United States veterans and their families find employment.
Tuesday's episode of NBC's "This Is Us" reminded viewers why the show is the unrivaled champion of tear-soaked television.
Wednesday, February 22
Women’s innate ability to love is a super power; one that we give freely, often neglecting our need for that very love from ourselves. Everyday, we are confronted with hundreds, if not thousands of decisions and while many of the things on our to-do lists do not feel like choices at all, ultimately, we have options about who and what we give our energy, our love.
MHS students are exposed to career-based programming as early as fourth grade
After reaching more than 17,000 people at 10 health festivals across the country in 2016, the Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation (“Susie’s Cause”) is returning home to the Baltimore area for its fourth annual Outreach Health Festival on Saturday, March 4, from noon to 4 p.m. at Mondawmin Mall in Northwest Baltimore.
Oklahoma 11, Grambling State 2
Blue Devils struck for 12 runs in the last two innings for a 14-6 win at the Durham Athletic Park on Tuesday.
Learn how the next generation of Baltimore’s artists and leaders are harnessing the power of art to tell their own unique stories, hear presentations by local performers and enjoy family friendly art-making activities.
However, other experts believe that adjusting for other possible explanations may eliminate the cause of the exposure itself. "By itself, household crowding is a risk factor that has been associated with schizophrenia," said Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, an associate director of research at the Stanley Medical Institute who has also conducted research in cat ownership and toxoplasmosis.
He's talked about it. Now Earvin "Magic" Johnson will get the chance to run the Los Angeles Lakers.
Tuesday, February 21
April Reign is not just advocating for black Hollywood.
You've succeeded in losing weight. Now, what can you do to keep the pounds off?
Monday, February 20
As part of an initiative to promote renewable energy and transformative economic development for communities nationwide, Morgan State University has joined a coalition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in signing an agreement with the United States Department of Energy (DOE).
The Prairie View A&M Panthers fell to New Orleans 14-0 in the final day of play in the MLB Urban Youth Invitational on Sunday.
Snap announced Monday morning that Spectacles will now be available on Spectacles.com.
Donald Glover is going to be the mane event in Disney's live-action version of "The Lion King." And he'll be joined by an actor whose voice is as legendary as they come.
Saturday, February 18
His comeback in limbo after pulling out of an event in Dubai, Tiger Woods has admitted he will "never feel great again."
If you're the type of person who likes to customize meals in order to achieve your health goals, Wendy's is worth the trip. Like many others, the chain allows you to modify a meal any way you wish.
Friday, February 17
Fellow sports stars and Olympians will celebrate the athletes' outstanding achievements at the 2017 Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala on April 27, 2017 in New York City
The American Legion is hosting a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes job fair and employment forum on February 24, 2017, for veterans, servicemembers and their spouses as part of the Legion’s annual Washington Conference.
A $2 million gift from Bill and Joanne Conway, through their Bedford Falls Foundation, to the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) will be used to provide scholarships to students in advanced degree programs.
New grant to strengthen family engagement and improve early learning
The 14th Annual MammoJam Music Festival will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Baltimore’s famed 8x10.
A 2009 Patterson High School graduate and Baltimore native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Surface Warfare Medicine Institute (SWMI).
First dates can be nerve-racking, but every once and a while, you get swept off your feet by the potential of someone you’ve met.
A Maryland 529 market research study revealed that 24 percent of respondents say they were not saving for their children’s college expenses.
Mayor Catherine Pugh, City Council President Jack Young and other city officials, community leaders and property managers/developers celebrated the grand opening of the new apartment community Mulberry at Park in Baltimore City on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
The week included many visits by community groups to thank our veterans for their sacrifices and to let them know that their deeds are not forgotten.
An Annapolis resident, Sophia credits her flexible school schedule at GWUOHS for allowing her the freedom to practice three hours a day, five days a week, and travel across the world while still receiving a high-quality education.
Racial biases and misconceptions remain rampant in our healthcare system— and medical schools aren't doing enough to address the issue.
The Baltimore Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. in partnership with Baltimore Center Stage presented “The Ground On Which We Stand: An Exploration of Black Excellence,” on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The one-time performance to a sold-out crowd featured music, dance, art, film and projection technology highlighting breakthrough moments in history.
A cast of nine will give voice to victims of Hurricane Katrina and reenact vignettes of actual experiences around her devastation.
Speltz will discuss and sign his book,“North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South” (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016) on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater on the third floor of the Library of Congress’ James MadisonBuilding, 101 Independence Ave. S.E.
Chris Hewitt, a Ravens’ assistant since 2012, will coach the secondary in 2017 after Frazier's departure.
The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has partnered with Morgan State University to teach high school students the importance of life skills.
Earl Lloyd, born in Jim Crow Era Virginia in 1928 to a father who worked in the coal industry and a stay-at home mother, was drafted in the ninth round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Washington Capitals.
“I have often said that Baltimore will be fine. There are so many great things that are happening in our city. We are in one of the top five states for millennials moving in. Businesses are moving in fast. [We have] great leadership. The question is never whether, to me, Baltimore will do well. The question is whether all of Baltimore will rise together.”~Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD).
“Representing more than 200 black publications,the NNPA, is a trade association of the more than 200 African American-owned community newspapers from around the United States. Since its founding 75 years ago, NNPA has “consistently been the voice of the black community and an incubator for news that makes history and impacts our country.’”
Thursday, February 16
Grambling State split a doubleheader at Jarvis Christian, winning game one 9-4 but losing 9-0 in game two.
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the 2017 Indoor Track and Field All-Academic Selections, honoring 204 student-athletes from the conference’s 13 institutions who achieved academic success during the 2016-17 academic year
Cardiologist Dr. Nieca Goldberg had been taught that heart attacks were a man's problem, but that didn't stop her from digging deeper.
Thursdays are going to continue to be busy nights for your DVR.
By now, the idea that some college admissions officers might check an applicant's social media accounts shouldn't sound too far-fetched.
Wednesday, February 15
Children rarely forget the moment when a teacher might inadvertently display a racial bias.
Wall Street experts are expressing growing concern that President Donald Trump isn't going to be everything that investors had hoped for.
Jobs that involve heavy lifting on a regular basis could reduce a woman's fertility, particularly among overweight and obese women, a new study shows.
Tuesday, February 14
Indoor Track & Field Weekend Recap
Softball Recaps: Feb. 12
Most of us modern parents worry at some point (maybe daily!) whether we are parenting our kids the right way. At a time when we see countless examples of helicopter parenting and entitled children who can't cope with setbacks, there are plenty of reasons to be asking ourselves if we're firm enough with our kids.
Dear world: Your first look at Netflix's "Dear White People" series has arrived.
Monday, February 13
Brains, like faces, have features seen as either more masculine or more feminine. One feature of brain anatomy that is characteristic of males is associated with an increased risk of autism, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Psychiatry edition.
Selena Gomez's new series for Netflix, "13 Reasons Why," has been a passion project of hers since she was a teen. That's because, Gomez admits, the theme of the show, about a teenage girl struggling emotionally, "hits very close to home."
Sunday, February 12
Tom Brady's Super Bowl victory continues a string of big wins for aging professional athletes -- and at 39 years old, Brady has said he has no plans to retire.
FedEx is getting deeper into the e-commerce game.
Saturday, February 11
A growing number of studies illustrate the dangers of e-cigarette use by adolescents, claiming they can serve as a gateway for future tobacco use by our nation's youth.
The Texas Rangers, who've chased outlaws and scalawags by horse and car, are searching for the person who swiped New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's Super Bowl game jersey.
A new blood test may be as accurate as a test requiring a painful spinal tap for differentiating Parkinson's disease from similar disorders, according to a study published Wednesday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Friday, February 10
Kool Smiles is once again supplying teachers with free dental health lesson plans and toothbrushes to use in preschool and Pre-K-5 classrooms during Children’s Dental Health Month this February.
Daniel A.P. Murray was assistant librarian at Library of Congress
It’s tax time and time to pull out your manilla folder and get organized
Fearless indeed is how one should describe Arian Simone.
Baltimore residents Aubrenda Ervin and Zelda Guster were honored by The Arc Baltimore recently.
Port Discovery partners with Essex Branch of the Baltimore County Library System to allow more children and families experience and learn from hands-on exhibits and programs
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) celebrated its 70th anniversary this past week with gala festivities at the Liberty Heights campus.
“It’s quite a supplement to the household. For Christmas, maybe families got a brand-new pair of shoes, said Major Gene A. Hogg, area commander of the Salvation Army of Central Maryland.
In 2017, the Baltimore Ravens will be expected to end the team's two-year playoff drought.
Researchers found that stigma affected treatment toward people living with HIV; this has consequences for access to sexual health services and the way they are administered by health professionals, or, in some cases, denied.
“He was always such an interesting person to me and I wanted to find out what made him tick,” the soft-spoken Ruby Clay, now 85 years old, said, as the couple prepares to celebrate their 63rd Valentine’s Day as husband and wife.
Located in the 2500 block of Madison Avenue in historic Reservoir Hill, Dovecote Cafe is a connection point for Baltimore’s creatives, academics, grassroots organizers, civic leaders and neighboring citizens of all ages to connect over coffee and conversation.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) rededicated the first gas streetlamp
No mother, family or community in our country should have to endure the pain of losing a child.
Bakers Amy Egan and Tavares Evans of Cakes 2-A-T with Ray Lewis. They will be a part of the 2017 Nielsen-Massey Buttercream Ball festivities at the Baltimore Museum of Art on Saturday, February 18, 2017.
Black Memorabilia & Collectible Show for Black History Month will be held on Sat., Feb. 11 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, February 9
The United States are more divided than united when it comes to politics.
Starbucks employees and their families worried about President Trump's travel ban won't need to hire a lawyer.
About 150,000 U.S. autoworkers will take home an average bonus of $8,600 each thanks to another strong year for the industry.
Wednesday, February 8
The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils will look to improve on a season that did not go the way that it would like a year ago in 2016
Computer Technology students prepare for future careers through new technology tools
His son's high school graduation was a day Alfred La'Cap had been looking forward to --- and one he didn't think he would get to see.
Mount St. Mary’s University and STEMaction, Inc. will host 48 robotics teams and more than 500 middle and high school students competing in the 2017 Maryland FIRST® Tech Challenge Championship. The public is welcome to cheer the competitors at one of the region’s top hands-on STEM activities.
Twitter is trying to shake its reputation as a haven for online harassment.
A warning to parents: Your pets' medications need to be secured just like pills intended for humans.
Tuesday, February 7
When you are the spiritual leader of an entire people, you've lived your entire adult life in exile, your movements are restricted by ever-watchful bodyguards and you must watch every word for fear of setting off an international incident, you would think your face would reflect the weight of the world.
"Hidden Figures" showcases the contributions of three women who were largely forgotten by history. And the movie's Oscar-nominated star Octavia Spencer is out to find some hidden figures of her own -- but this time as a producer.
Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Bilal Ali to the Maryland General Assembly.
Monday, February 6
Track and Field Sets Two School Records at the Buccaneer Invitational
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got double digits scoring from four different players — including a game-high 24 from junior Ryan Andino — as it overwhelmed visiting Coppin State 78-57.
Will Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite and other national parks be closed to visitors this summer?
The comedy-horror genre has its fans, but even for them "Santa Clarita Diet" is a pretty thin gruel. Starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant as a suburban couple faced with a sudden bout of zombie-ism, the heavily serialized 10 half-hours do go down pretty easy binge-wise. But the Netflix series just doesn't have enough meat on its bones.
Sunday, February 5
Imagine this: It's fourth and two, the Atlanta Falcons are on their own 45-yard line in this weekend's Super Bowl. It's late in the game, and the New England Patriots are up six. Should the Falcons go for it to keep their drive alive or give the ball back to Tom Brady and hope for a stop?
The NFL is trying to shed its image as a boy's club.
No one in President Trump's administration is safe from parody on "Saturday Night Live."
Friday, February 3
Ten days into the the Trump administration, the word "authoritarian" is popping up all over the media.
Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day: The celebration was put on last week to kick off the tax filing season and to remind thousands of working Marylanders to use the EITC.
Federal grants to the city could be in jeopardy because Baltimore officials say they will defy President Trump's order on sanctuary cities. In 2015, Baltimore City received a $10 million federal grant for infrastructure improvements at the Port of Baltimore and the surrounding community.
In the historic 1963 March on Washington-which catapulted Dr. King to fame--women, however, were not allowed to march with the leaders or give a major address.
Valentine’s Comedy to be performed at the Randallstown Community Ctr. Feb. 11 New Life Fellowship to present ‘For Better or Worse’
The production is being presented by the Drama Ministry of New Life Fellowship Worship Center, and will be performed Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 (2 p.m. & 6 p.m.)
Born to free black, the Rev. Daniel and Lurona Aldrige in New York on July 24, 1807 and later traversing Baltimore, Aldridge became to first Black actor to star as William Shakespeare’s Othello in London.
Amy Zhang, a senior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute was selected as a national scholar in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search.
Ronald, one of the program’s “Littles”, Brad Palazzo, Director of External Affairs for Comcast’s Beltway Region and a “Big” with the program, and Kiandre, another one of the “Littles,” during a recent session at the Comcast White Marsh office.
NNPA, a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a three-year, multi-media public awareness campaign focusing on the unique opportunities and challenges of the recently enacted Every Student Succeeds Act
In a scene from the documentary film "Step," members of a dance team practice at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.
Temple linebacker Haason Reddick attempts to tackle Toledo tight end Michael Roberts during a north team practice at the Reese's Senior Bowl.
T.I. says that we can no longer continue to get caught up in having material abundance and yet be fundamentally and spiritually broke. (Hustle Gang)
Thursday, February 2
The Grambling State Tigers head into 2017 looking to move on out of the Western Division’s cellar.
DENZEL WASHINGTON, ISSA RAE AND F. GARY GRAY CONFIRMED as HONOREES at the 2017 “BET presents THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS”
Actress Regina Hall to host annual ceremony
As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Edkedsha Mathis said she relies on a concept called the three A’s: Aim high, apply yourself and achieve your goals.
Wednesday, February 1
On the heels of the first Southwestern Athletic Conference softball championship in program history, Alabama State looks well equipped to embark on a defense of its title.
Certified Money Coach identifies 4 common but rarely discussed money missteps women make and how to stop them in their tracks for good. -
Are you ready for some football? Or, more accurately, are you ready for some questions possibly related to football?
ExxonMobil may have a problem in Iraq.