Friday, March 31
Imagine you're traveling in a different state when, suddenly, you begin to feel severe abdominal pain.
It has been 45 years since my mentor, Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher, implemented the Philadelphia Plan, a federal program used to integrate unions.
Goal to advance responsible homeownership includes $60 billion in lending to create a projected 250,000 homeowners in 10 years
Hosanna School was built in 1867 on land owned by James Paca, the son of Cupid Paca, a free African-American who bought 50 acres of land from Berkley to Darlington, areas in Harford County
This year’s theme for National Women's History Month, “Honoring trailblazing Women in Labor and Business," recognizes women’s contributions to the workforce
Baltimore author, activist and filmmaker Kevin Shird has donated, and personally delivered, 500 copies of his latest book
Rueben Studdard has just completed a powerful new version of Sam Cooke’s classic, “A Change is Gonna Come.”
LABBODIES’ Light City installation examines devastating moments in history and their relationship to contemporary acts of violence in the United States.
Normani Kordei, of the internationally acclaimed pop group Fifth Harmony, has partnered with the American Cancer Society
The festival, produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, is open from 7-11pm on weeknights and until midnight on the weekend
Kristy Gorman is the nurse at Essex Elementary School in Baltimore Count
During Women’s History Month, the NAACP began a national initiative to highlight some of its female executives in a campaign titled, “She Leads … I’ll Follow,” celebrating women leadership both past and present.
Written by March, directed by LaSonia King with musical director Bishop John Washington, “In the Tomb” takes audiences on a journey into the past to understand those closest to Jesus as they cope with his death and ultimately learn the power of God’s love.
Presented by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), the electrifying festival returns for its second consecutive year, and runs Friday, March 31, 2017 through Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Carr just signed a four-year $23.5 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens.
Thursday, March 30
Texas Southern fell, 14-7, to #2 Texas Tech on Wednesday.
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference - MEAC Men's Track & Field
The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and Medifast, Inc. are teaming up once again for the annual Waterfront Wellness series. Returning May 27, 2017, the series offers free fitness classes four days a week along the waterfront throughout the spring and summer seasons.
Wednesday, March 29
Northrop Grumman Corporation and Baltimore-based tech company, Digit All City entered into an agreement with the Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé program to offer cyber security at Coppin State University.
An exciting line up of panels and workshops to appeal to both the general public and the industry technician is scheduled for the Annapolis Film Festival, March 30 to April 2. These events are being held in a number of locations on different days and times so please check the website at www.annapolisfilmfestival.com for information about times and purchasing tickets
The UNCF Empower Me Tour (EMT), a free, traveling college-and-career-readiness roadshow presented by Target, will stop at Morgan State University. The tour was created eight years ago by founding sponsor Wells Fargo to inspire students to take control of their futures by pursuing a four-year college degree and graduating with an education that prepares them for personal responsibility and careers in the 21st century. The UNCF EMT is also sponsored by FedEx, Procter & Gamble Co. and Delta Air Lines.
Tuesday, March 28
South Carolina State senior Unique Whitehurst was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Softball Player of the Week, the conference announced today. Maryland Eastern Shore’s Adrienne Guerra earned Pitcher of the Week honors, while Brianna Anderson, of Hampton, was named Rookie of the Week.
Jackson State (9-22, 2-4 SWAC) managed to snipe two of three contests from Grambling State (11-21, 1-5 SWAC), winning Monday’s games with scores of 13-4 and 6-5 before the home-standing Tigers took game three by a score of 8-3 on Tuesday afternoon.
MHS students’ winning design will be on display at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden
Don't bury him just yet Gladiators.
Monday, March 27
While the medical benefits of breastfeeding for helping newborns fight infections and helping pre-term infants get stronger are fairly well established, the long-term impact is much less so.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore won the 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Bowling Championship
Saturday, March 25
Internet Intervention Built on Education, Personal Experiences
Rapper Wyclef Jean is calling for an investigation into what he calls racial profiling after sheriff's deputies in Los Angeles handcuffed him, mistaking him for a robbery suspect.
Friday, March 24
If you happened to have voted for the man who now occupies the White House, you may be feeling bamboozled, right about now.
Discover how to use writing as a personal tool to express, clarify and ultimately change your emotional landscape.
The Sarah M. Roach Tutoring Program:Private school students assist public school students through unique initiative
Sarah M. Roach Elementary is a Baltimore City Public School located at 3434 Old Frederick Road, while Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic college preparatory school for young men from 9th to 12th grade.
BCCC faculty and students were well represented at the 8th annual B’More Healthy Expo on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
More than 800 suits were provided to veterans in the Fort Meade area.
Local attorney’s crusade continues in her battle against leukemia.
LBJ is the story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House. Opening night starts with a screening of LBJ followed by a Q&A with director Rob Reiner, screenwriter Joey Hartstone, actor Jeffrey Donovan, and producers Matthew George, Tim White, and Trevor White.
Art Sherrod, Jr. CD Release Concert will perform at Rams Head in Annapolis, Maryland on March 26 for one night,
Production is part of Unified Voices’ 23rd Anniversary celebration
Every Thursday after school, students from the private school Mount Saint Joseph High assist Sarah M. Roach Elementary School
Every Thursday after school, students from the private school Mount Saint Joseph High assist Sarah M. Roach Elementary School
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) residential electric customer bills were down 25 percent on average this winter compared to winter bills from two years ago.
Maryland New Directions prepares for the Semi-Finals with only eight of the original 56 nonprofits in Baltimore remaining in the tournament
Baltimore’s tourism counts as a $5 billion industry
This year’s Talent Hunt contestants with members of Pi Omega Chapter and the Pi Omega Foundation at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture on March 5, 2017.
Thursday, March 23
HBCU Round-Up: SWAC- Round-Up
Celebrate Baltimore’s rich jazz history and support Baltimore’s future leaders
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks.
Wednesday, March 22
Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) is inviting the public to take part in a community viewing of Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary 13TH on March 27. The movie, which explores the ties between slavery, the current mass incarceration of African Americans and the profits of the prison-industrial complex, will be followed by a guided discussion.
Baseball Players of the Week: March 21
All awards were voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors.
World Water Day is a great time to reflect on how fortunate those of us that have clean, safe, drinking water really are.
A recent WikiLeaks document dump, purportedly from the CIA, claimed that the agency can hack smart TVs and place them in "fake-off" mode, allowing an owner's private conversations to be recorded and sent to a covert server.
Tuesday, March 21
Prairie View A&M swept Jarvis Christian in Monday double-header action by scores of 8-0 and 8-7
As politicians debate spending and cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, there have been questions about the effects of nutrition programs for kids.
The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Summer Socials return this summer with FREE entertainment on the Waterfront. Summer Socials are the perfect way to start the weekend with live music, food, beverages, children’s activities and more.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces schedule highlights for GreenLab@LightCity presented by BGE, one of the six Labs@LightCity innovation conferences bringing together local and national innovators and thought leaders across six key industries during Light City 2017. Presented by BGE, GreenLab encourages citizens to join the conversation about how we think about energy, ecology and economics while providing a glimpse into innovations that provide a more sustainable path to the future.
Monday, March 20
It's been a long journey for Chima Moneke, and it's not over yet.
In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs.
Leslie Morissette's son, Graham, was 6 years old when he was diagnosed with leukemia.
The Practical Nursing department at the Community College of Baltimore County will be holding its annual Spring Health Fair on Wednesday, March 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Lobby of the College Community Center at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road. The event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 19
Many of rock 'n' roll's greatest guitarists list Chuck Berry as one of their influences. As do many other musicians.
Machines used to make counterfeit pills are reaching the US border in record numbers.
Valerie Daniel is nervous about the GOP health care bills making their way through Congress.
Saturday, March 18
Armani Crews was turning 6. But what she was asking her parents for was far from a typical birthday party.
Friday, March 17
The Baltimore Ravens made a great decision to bring back defensive tackle Brandon Williams
Bucket Blakes has been a member of the iconic Harlem Globetrotters for 15 years
Nadir Nasheed is director of operations of Trading Places Mentor Academy where he motivates, encourages at-risk youth at schools in the greater Baltimore region.
Dr. Marlene Jackson and her daughter, Ashley Jackson founded Le' Chic Academy Foundation in 2014
The state park that will now anchor Tubman’s contribution to American history was alive and brimming with energy, curiosity and reverence for the abolitionist, Union Army spy, and women’s’ rights advocate who continues to inspire people around the world, almost 200 years after her birth in Dorchester County.
Baltimore City residents,Corporate sponsors BGE and WhitingTurner have partnered with nonprofits Thread, Baltimore Corps, Center for Urban Families and Invested Impact to create TouchPoint Baltimore at Mondawmin Mall, a space for collaboration among nonprofits, corporate partners and the community.
The grand opening for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center was held in Church Creek, Maryland in Dorchester County March 11- 12, 2017.
Thursday, March 16
The nonprofits Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Campaign, Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) announced the winners of the fourth annual Financial Education and Capability Awards. The Awards were highlighted during a special reception then the Awards’ recipients were recognized during the regular 8pm session of the Maryland General Assembly on March 13, 2017 in Annapolis.
Wednesday, March 15
It's a dream many city-dwellers long for: moving to a spacious house surrounded by greenery in the countryside, where they plan to raise their family.
When we look at black men, what is and what we see are often different things. Namely, we may see black men as bigger, stronger, and scarier than white men, even if they are the same size.
Ava DuVernay has shared a few moments from the woodsy set of "A Wrinkle in Time."
Tuesday, March 14
When I saw the email announcing that New York had closed schools Tuesday because of the impending snowstorm, I thought two things simultaneously: My kids will be over-the-moon excited, and I face another stressful day in which I try to work from home (I'm lucky to have a job where that is an option!) and keep my girls, ages 9 and almost 11, out of each other's hair.
Monday, March 13
Millionaires would win big under Republicans' bill to repeal Obamacare.
The fight against cancer knows no party lines.
Ready or not, daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12th.
The National Park Service recorded a record-breaking 331 million visits during the National Park Service's centennial year in 2016, a 7.7% increase over 2015, the park service announced Friday, March 10.
Saturday, March 11
Empowering young women & making prom dreams come true
Friday, March 10
It’s hard to believe that medical researchers could underestimate the dangers of tuberculosis— the world's deadliest infection.
A one-day empowerment conference for women of African descent featuring a host of speakers, workshops and networking opportunities, is planned for Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys in Baltimore.
Shamarie James is the executive chef at Roland Park Place, a full-service, continuing care retirement center in Baltimore City. James wants to win the Mason- Dixon Master Chef Tournament.
Mixon has some extra baggage after a domestic violence incident was caught on video.
Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order declaring a State of Emergency in response to the heroin, opioid, and fentanyl crisis ravaging communities in Maryland and across the country
Farring Elementary School students make their own "Cat In the Hat" attire during National Reading Day with United Way of Central Maryland volunteers
Forest Park Senior Center located at 4801 Liberty Heights Ave,, has become an extremely popular venue with city residents.
Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides is proud to showcase a local family and their plan to supply children the sporting equipment they need
Deonte Ward, 27, is an Annapolis resident who acknowledges the importance of helping young black men on a positive path.
Francesca Jean Baptiste started her career as a tax preparation volunteer while working toward a career in tax law.
Ariell Johnson has created what she says is a “inclusive geek space” for residents and visitors of Philadelphia where she owns Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse— the first black-owned comic bookstore on the East Coast.
Allstate Honors “Geek” from Glen Burnie
Engaging Youth Entrepreneurs for Change (#EYECON) was created by Natasha Muhammad while she was a student at Morgan State University.
McDaniel College students, Kylah Chadwick and Khadijah Poston, have organized a natural hair curl conference at the school on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
Thursday, March 9
Baltimore Re-Engineer Your Life – Holistic Health Summit 2107 Saturday 29 April 2017
North Carolina A&T State Stuns Howard in Quarterfinals
MEAC Announces Weekly Tennis Honors
The public is invited to the grand opening of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center March 11 and 12, 2017.
Contributions of African-Americans highlighted at event
Tofu or snafu? Soy has become a big component of a plant-based diet, but debates have raged for decades over whether soy really produces certain health benefits.
One of the most deeply felt ironies of social media is that it is kind of a lie. The person we pretend to be is disconnected from the person that is; the bustling lives of others we like and scroll through are nothing more than curated alternate realities masking flaws and banalities barely different than our own.
Gabourey Sidibe is getting candid about her weight loss efforts in her upcoming memoir, "This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare."
Wednesday, March 8
Bethune-Cookman Advances Past Delaware State
This year’s program, now in its ninth year, was created by the MEAC’s Senior Women Administrators (SWA) to promote the love of reading.
Muse 360 Arts is hosting a unique and free full-day conference called, UNHIDDEN FIGURES. The Conference, which falls under Muse 360 Arts’ Spark of Genius (SOG) programming will be centered on innovation, entrepreneurship and cultivating future leaders.
Imagine not being able to walk down the stairs without pain. You can't get into your car without agony. You aren't even able to bend down to tie your shoe. That's the reality for a growing number as they struggle with arthritis.
President Trump has made it clear that health care and immigration reform are both big priorities for his administration. But have you ever considered where these two huge issues intersect?
The Wall Street bull has company.
Tuesday, March 7
Four players scored in double figures Monday evening at No. 11 seed Howard upset No. 6 seed Coppin State 79-73
Alexus Hicks scored a game-high 18 points and Moengaroa Subritzky and Tori Morris contributed 12 and 10 to help the University of Maryland Eastern Shore get past Coppin State
MHS Mock Trial Team advances to Regional Semifinals
Shawn Carter, best known as Jay Z, is diving deeper into venture capital.
The cast of "Underground" has a message for those who say they are tired of slave narratives: We don't have the luxury to turn away from such painful stories.
President Trump said something last week that should have perked the ears of every American parent (and wannabe parent).
Monday, March 6
Charlie Wilson is definitely IN IT TO WIN IT with both his current national arena tour and new hit album. The new album, IN IT TO WIN IT, released on February 17 debuted as the #1 R&B Album, #7 Billboard 200 and #2 Billboard Top Album Sales and landed Wilson for the first time at #13 Artist 100 which combines radio airplay, album sales, streaming and social activity
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Over the past few decades, millions of people around the world have distanced themselves from gluten, eliminating gluten sources from their diets, even if their doctors haven't recommended they do so.
The South African government is planning to implement a sugar tax to help curb the country's growing obesity epidemic.
A few years ago, Sarah Hughes could barely walk. She weighed 83 pounds and was crippled by constant pain due to a rare type of juvenile arthritis.
Sunday, March 5
Ohio Farms Packing Co. Ltd. has issued a recall of more than 40,000 pounds of veal products, the US Department of Agriculture announced Thursday.
Friday, March 3
On a visit to her prenatal physician, Margaret Boeme and her husband received unwelcome news— their unborn baby had a spinal tumor.
In politics, I have been told that you pick your battles, but President Donald Trump has a different theory.
February was National Heart Month, a month-long observance, which seeks to raise awareness about heart health.
President Trump signed an executive order to focus more attention on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Multi-awarding winning actor/filmmaker Anthony Michael Hobbs’ Naga Pixie won the 2017 Bonita Springs International Film Festival (BIFF) Kidz Shorts Award.
The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is a resource to help budding and existing entrepreneurs with taking their enterprise to the next level.
Entrepreneur Spotlight: Moms as Entrepreneurs:Tammira Lucas (The Cube) & Jasmine Simms (Scrub Nail Boutique)
The Baltimore Times caught up with entrepreneurs Tammira Lucas (The Cube) to discuss her joint business venture with partner Jasmine Simms (Scrub Nail Boutique)--Moms as Entrepreneurs, a coaching business that aims to empower "mom"preneurs in work and life.
The 4th Annual Black History Heroes Awards Honorees. The group was honored on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Live! Casino & Hotel located at 7002 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover, MD for their contributions to the community.
A new gathering space at 4701 Park Heights Avenue for children waiting at bus stop after school.
Sharing the right mix of techniques and technology to help you find better customers, produce less expensively, protect yourself and your data, and make more money.
Baltimore’s young readers with a Pratt Library Card can read aquatic-themed books to earn a free visit to the National Aquarium.
Job seekers can meet with regional employers at the March 28 event at the College of Southern Maryland
Free test identifies adults at risk for kidney disease and raises awareness of risk factors
The bootcamp is one of several programs sponsored by the company and its partners created to ensure the success of the City’s Port Covington Project.
Elam was an All-American safety at the University of Florida after starting for three consecutive seasons.
Sheryl Underwood Radio is an all access pass to entertaining and enlightening conversations about relationships, entertainment, sports and hot topics. The show debuts with interviews with celebrities Marques Houston, Ron Isley, T-Pain and K Michelle. Show officials say more exciting interviews are to come.
Thursday, March 2
Texas Southern was shutout in its 14-0 loss to Stephen F. Austin on Wednesday.
Alabama State has swept the weekly softball honors as third baseman Kendall Core and pitcher Vanessa Bradford were recognized by the Southwestern Athletic Conference as softball players of the week for games occurring from Feb. 21-26
In 130 years of existence, the Harvard Law Review had never elected a black woman as president. ImeIme Umana has changed that.
Baltimore City Public Schools students who participated in summer academic program from Young Audiences avoided summer learning loss
Low-income Baltimore City Public Schools students who participated in a new arts-related summer academic program from Young Audiences avoided summer learning loss and, in many cases, gained ground on their national peers in standardized testing, according to evaluations released Tuesday. The new findings showed potentially groundbreaking progress in tackling summer learning loss, a chronic challenge facing public schools.
Baltimore City Police Department and Baltimore Youth Unite to Workout at Under Armour Performance Center
A special workout challenge with youth from Baltimore City and the Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD) at Under Armour’s Performance Center.
The Black Law Students Association at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has honored McGuireWoods Baltimore partner Ava Lias-Booker as its 2017 “Graduate of the Year,” recognizing her contributions to the Maryland legal community.
Wednesday, March 1
At first glance, the words "Palm Beach" and "hip" might seem like strange bedfellows.
Even concerns about Snapchat's slowing user growth aren't stopping investors from clamoring for its stock.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has recognized Grambling State forward Avery Ugba
Three of the 13 MEAC softball teams are in action today, in a total of five games.