Tuesday, January 30
Four of the nation’s top basketball teams packed Baltimore Polytechnic Institute on the afternoon of Saturday, January 27, 2018 for a showcase of top talent from Baltimore and Chicago high schools.
The big game is this weekend, and let’s be honest – some of the best parts of game day are tailgating and parties. It just wouldn't be football season without a buffet line of chips and Buffalo wings!
Monday, January 29
Deployment is part of larger Exelon response
BGE is deploying crews to help restore electric service in Puerto Rico as part of a contingent of Exelon utilities responding to the request to provide mutual assistance.
Video Release From Governor Hogan - 1/29/2018
Friday, January 26
Governor Hogan: We Simply Cannot Afford To Slam Our State Into Reverse
The Baltimore Ravens are always well represented by a crew of scouts and personnel people in Mobile, Alabama for the Senior Bowl. It’s a time when General Manager Ozzie Newsome, head coach John Harbaugh and a number of position coaches get to see NFL Draft prospects in action first hand.
Tuition-Free Education Offered at Baltimore City Community College
On Wednesday, Dec. 13 Mayor Catherine E. Pugh joined Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) President and CEO Dr. Gordon F. May and Baltimore City Public Schools' CEO Dr. Sonja Brookins-Santelises to launch the Mayor's Scholars Program.
Bitter cold temperatures have hit Baltimore and pets are in danger from being out in the cold just as much as humans are. Here are some tips from Baltimore Humane Society for Baltimore pet owners to keep their pets safe from the dangerous weather.
If listening to the radio isn’t giving you the musical fix you need, consider spending an evening with Luther Vandross. But, before you rally against the fact that Vandross died almost 13 years ago, allow yourself to be transported and attend the "Luther Re-Lives" one-night only performance at Center Stage on Saturday, January 27, 2018 featuring Alexandria, Virginia native William “Smooth” Wardlaw.
News & Experts—An estimated 90 million American adults snore, according to sleepfoundation.org. And over half the country – 59 percent – has a partner who snores.
Baltimore's Nightlife has a lot to offer
Baltimore's Nightlife has a lot to offer
Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page, Jr.
James E. Page, Jr. is on a mission. His mission: to create a stronger “bond” between Johns Hopkins Medicine and its community, with a specific focus on addressing issues of race and health discrimination amongst residents in Baltimore.
Little Rock Nine’s Minnijean Brown Trickey Keynote Speaker
A historic part of the legendary Civil Rights Movement was in Baltimore recently for the 36th Anniversary Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration program held January 19, 2018 at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Turner Auditorium. Minnijean Brown Trickey of the famed “Little Rock Nine” was the Keynote Speaker for the event.
Christian Wilson and his wife, Pamela, are on a mission to turn empty shipping containers into housing for the city’s homeless.
'I am fond of saying, “weak people take strong positions on weak issues.” There is no better example of this than the embarrassing behavior of the weak Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the National Urban League (NUL).'
The Maryland State Department of Education is seeking public and private nonprofit organizations to serve free, nutritious meals to children and teens this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a U. S. Department of Agriculture program.
Self-driving cars might seem to render public transportation obsolete. But the opposite is true. Autonomous buses have already made their way onto streets. And because Bus Rapid Transit tends to have dedicated lanes, the transition to driverless vehicles should be easier for public transit than for private transport.
Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) presents Migration, an original dance production created by internationally known choreographer and CCBC alumnus Peter Pucci as part of the Baltimore Stories Performing Arts series on January 28, 2018 at 2 p.m. at CCBC Essex, Wellness and Athletics Center.
Bill Freeman helps aspiring entrepreneurs in West Baltimore
William “Bill” Freeman, the business management consultant for the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has helped all kinds of entrepreneurs develop their businesses. From carryout owners to casket makers, Bill draws on over 30 years of business development experience, 15 spent in Baltimore, to help guide entrepreneurs through the process of starting and sustaining a business.
Jearlean Taylor has modeled on runways, has been in several publications including Essence and Heart & Soul magazines, and was featured on a billboard located at Charles and Penn Station in Baltimore earlier this year. The 50-year-old Taylor has been modeling for nearly 18 years, with interview, speaking and modeling engagements coming up in Baltimore, Atlanta and Colorado.
CCBC Welcomes Award-Winning Journalist And Social Activist Jeff Johnson As Guest Lecturer For 2018 President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series
In honor of Black History Month, CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis welcomes award-winning journalist and social activist Jeff Johnson as the guest lecturer for the 2018 President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series.
Wednesday, January 24
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced new loan and down payment assistance products and debuted a redesigned website for the Maryland Mortgage Program.
Tuesday, January 23
Governor Hogan: Welcome Back, Legislators
A Maryland-based charity has promised to ensure the families of fallen troops will be paid survivor benefits during the government shutdown.
Monday, January 22
Westport, Lakeland, and Mt Winans Recycling Pilot Proves Baltimoreans Will Recycle When Supplied With Recycle Bins, Education and Cash Incentives
Environmentalists team up with locals and successfully increase local recycling rates.
Sunday, January 21
One year after women took to the streets in droves to protest President Donald Trump's inauguration, marchers are gathering again in cities across the country and around the world in a sharp rebuke of Trump's presidency and in continuation of a still-growing international movement.
Friday, January 19
Shaquille O’neal Appointed As Carnival Cruise Line’s New ‘CFO’…Chief Fun Officer
What are your New Year’s resolutions? If you smoke, maybe this will be the year that you decide you want to quit. And you may not be alone: Nearly 70 percent of current adult smokers say they want to stop.
Tim Ryan once found himself playing the “cool dad” role with his son Nick.
Next week, schools, homeschool groups, organizations and individuals in Maryland and across America will work together to raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in K-12 education.
The 2018 tax season doesn’t have to be stressful for local residents.
Often lost in our celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. is his unwavering testimony of hope and his political action in the face of despair and nihilism.
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will offer employees a huge incentive to purchase a home in one of seven nearby West Baltimore neighborhoods under a new Live Near Your Work program introduced Jan. 9 by President Jay A. Perman, MD.
The Baltimore Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is host to the M.A.D (Make a Difference) Girl Conference, a signature event within the award-winning Delta Academy youth program on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Delta Community Center on Springhill Avenue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wilson joins diverse voices of national leaders in support of the foundation's goal to prepare Americans for future success
The Baltimore Ravens were on the brink of making a return to the playoffs after not seeing the postseason since 2014. Unfortunately, an old friend in former defensive coordinator and current Bengals head coach returned to M&T Bank Stadium and ended any possibility of a playoff appearance— saving his job in the process.
Very few documented histories of African American life and communities are available in Baltimore County. However, historian and author Louis S. Diggs, the president of the Friends of Historical Cherry Hill AUMP, Inc. and the president of the board of the Diggs-Johnson Museum in Granite continues his mission to tell these stories.
A sudden snow shower did not stop these energetic youth performers from jumping joyfully to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. along with a host of community groups, sororities, fraternities, politicians, other youth groups, Annapolis City employees, and exotic car drivers and passengers. The Annapolis fourth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade was held on January 15, 2018. The parade’s theme was “Pushing Peace in our Homes, Communities, Nation, & World!”
Wednesday, January 17
Back when he was playing for the San Francisco 49ers -- and protesting by kneeling during the National Anthem -- Colin Kaepernick said he would donate $1 million plus all the proceeds of his jersey sales from the 2016 season to organizations working in oppressed communities.
Friday, January 12
Life can be extremely trying at times. There are numerous ups and downs and a lot of the time and you never really know how the situation will turn out.
Hello everyone, “Baby it’s cold outside!” But that’s okay— it goes with the season. Dress warm and in layers and meet me at these upcoming events, I promise you it will warm you up.
PNC, Wells Fargo, BGE, Comcast and the Johns Hopkins Medicine community are just a few of the Baltimore-area businesses and organizations that have joined the nationwide movement, Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, designed to make a difference by giving back and serving others.
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture is preparing to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in what officials say is a special way.
After Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters— driven by black voter turnout, especially the votes of black women— we saw the celebration, credit taking and meaning-making that usually accompanies a progressive electoral victory.
Thousands of people stepped up to help former NFL linebacker Aaron Maybin raise money for students in Baltimore’s public schools after his tweets showing students wearing jackets and winter hats inside a classroom went viral. He has continued to raise awareness about the issue by promoting a clothing drive and other initiatives to support the students.
Well respected, honored and appreciated for his civil rights activism, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. rightfully earned his place as one of the most influential figures in American and world history.
Dr. Clarence Jones met Martin Luther King Jr. when he was 29 and King was 31
Grants will help expand digital literacy, promote community service and youth leadership development
The Modell Lyric is excited to announce the Dream Big Essay Contest through it’s Education and Community programs.
Addiction to prescription medicine and narcotics is one of today’s leading health problems.
REACH PLUS, an innovative program funded through a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, is helping low-income Anne Arundel County adults who need emergency dental services.
Friday, January 5
While reflecting on 2017, it’s an ideal time to acknowledge caring teachers who make a difference in our communities.
The milestone 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Reception and Dinner will be held Friday, January 12, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Proceeds from Movie Premiere to support fundraising efforts for skatepark at Rash Field
Libraries to increase hours more than 30 percent thanks to state and city funds
I wasn’t really surprised by Trump’s willingness to threaten the world for daring to stand up to his aggressive move of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, the necessity for that diversity to be reflected in business becomes all the more important.
They came, they saw and they celebrated!
In an ever-dangerous world reported on by round-the-clock media, the emotional effects of major tragic events transcend local boundaries.
Locally, fans will get an inside look during a “DC in D.C.” event scheduled during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend when Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will team up for a landmark pop culture event that officials said brings together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of America and current issues through the lens of comics and Super Heroes.
Thursday, January 4
Maryland is seeing bitter cold across the state, with wind chill and winter storm advisories and watches issues by the National Weather Service for many counties.