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Black AIDS Institute Honor Lee Daniels on World AIDS Day

The Black AIDS Institute’s Heroes in the Struggle Gala and Award Celebration honors, in a star-studded event and photographic tribute, individuals who, over the past year, have made a heroic contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Facebook's "ethnic affinities" is digital racism and it's time to end it

Racism is a malignant, powerful, and harmful reality for millions of persons of color throughout the world. Here, inside the United States, racism is institutionalized and we have the evidence that this dreadful, racially discriminatory system of oppression now has been digitized thanks to Facebook.

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Imperative that Flacco improves his sliding technique to avoid injury

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is easily Baltimore's most important player.

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A Lesson in American Government: C-SPAN visits Frederick Douglas High

Students at Frederick Douglas didn’t know what to expect when they followed their American Government teacher out of the classroom to a tour bus parked outside.

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Hill-Aston wins fourth term as president Baltimore Branch of NAACP

Tessa Hill-Aston remains president of the Baltimore Chapter of the NAACP for a fourth term after beating back rival Cortley C.D. Weatherspoon in the branch’s most closely watched election in a generation.

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STEM program at BCCC positions students for success

West Baltimore native and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute graduate Brittany Young struggled during her first year of college at the University of Maryland but that didn’t keep her from participating in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) revolution and becoming a leader in her field.

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MTA offering free rides on Commuter Bus #425 to Aberdeen Proving Ground

Complimentary rides between December 12 and 16, 2016 on the Baltimore to Aberdeen Route will encourage workers to leave their cars at home

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Despite progress, colorectal cancer claims thousands of black lives

Few diseases cause as much pain and suffering as cancer. While survivors, activists, policymakers and healthcare professionals have been successful in raising awareness for some types of cancer, others are not as high profile.

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Record number of African Americans will now serve in Congress

Reality star billionaire Donald Trump won the presidency in shocking fashion, but African American candidates also made history on November 8, 2016.

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Running for gold and respect for Baltimore

William Johns, 56, will put on for his beloved city at the World Masters Games next spring in Auckland, New Zealand.

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StepAfrika! and BSO present world premiere: Nutcracker à la Ellington

Start your holiday season with an evening at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall between Friday, December 9 and Sunday, December 11, 2016.

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French play hits Center Stage as $32 million renovation nears completion

The city’s biggest professional theater company, Center Stage, has entered the homestretch in its yearlong $32 million renovation, the most extensive in the 150-year-old building’s history.

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Specialty cupcakes are “sweet success” for local company

Tyreece Johnson recalled the delicious smells that would fill the air on Saturday mornings.

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Rambling Rose: The Gift of Giving

This is the season of giving— not that giving isn’t the right thing to do all year around, but from Thanksgiving through Christmas, we are charged to give in abundance.

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Marylanders warned to beware of charity scams this holiday season

As the holidays approach, the Secretary of State, John Wobensmith is warning Maryland citizens to beware of deceptive practices

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African-American doctor, minister of hope inspires youth to stalk their dreams

If you can't see it, you have a hard time achieving it. That's one of the problems, which afflicts kids growing up in poor minority neighborhoods.

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11/30/16: SWAC Round Up - Men's & Women's Basketball

For your dose of sports in the world of historically black colleges and universities. Be sure to check out the 'HBCU-RoundUp' online with Phinesse Demps of the Baltimore Times.

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Ho ho ho! UPS, FedEx soar on holiday shopping hopes

Christmas has come early for the companies that help Santa deliver gifts during the holidays. Shares of UPS and FedEx are both trading at all-time highs.

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A walk down the (grocery store) aisle

Couples have gotten married in all kinds of wacky venues -- restaurants, racetracks, even a shark tank. So why not throw a grocery store into the mix?

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Film Review: Almost Christmas

Watching this humorous film is like getting a funny greeting card that makes you laugh as it warms your heart. This ode to the joy and angst people feel as their family reconvenes for the certain chaos, gluttony and joy during Christmas, is a nice way to start the holiday season. It’s a very entertaining stocking stuffer. It’s comic relief.

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