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Hidden Figures author says history cultivates not just young readers but also the next generation of engaged citizens

Award-winning Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly didn't start out as a history buff. However her book, a number one New York Times bestseller, revealed an innate passion for history and a knack for telling compelling stories about the events that have shaped our country— and our lives.

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Confusion shouldn't stop patients from buying health insurance

This year's Affordable Care Act open enrollment period started on November 1. Millions of Americans will soon visit HealthCare.gov or the online insurance exchange run by their state to shop for 2018 health plans. Many will be confused by what they find.

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New exhibition opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

The Reginald Lewis, which is located at 830 E Pratt Street in Baltimore City is Maryland’s largest museum focused on the state’s African American history and Culture.

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NAACP report on air pollution misses the mark

The health of African American communities is a genuine cause for concern in our country, but attacking the natural gas and oil industry is the wrong approach and detracts from the real work that should be done to reduce disparately high rates of disease among African Americans.

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Educators join forces to create new public charter school in Baltimore County

Jessie Lehson and Casey McDonough have little problem acknowledging that there are great schools that already exist in Baltimore County. However, the two friends haven’t always been sure if those schools were the right fit for their families. They also agree that private schools were just a bit out of reach.

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New diversity officer at AACC aims to keep college headed in right direction

Dr. Deidra Dennie has one title but the description of her job quickly reveals that she wears many hats.

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A Mother’s Cry holds Thanksgiving Event at New Waverly AME

Over 300 women impacted by violence among attendees

Three men handed turkeys from the back of a truck parked outside of a church to dozens upon dozens of women.

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Baltimore American Indian Center receives 2017 Maryland Heritage Award

In conjunction with American Indian Heritage Month, Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award in the category of “Place” will be the Baltimore American Indian Center.

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Take a ‘Holly Jolly Trolley’ Tour this holiday season

Trying to find a way to get into the holiday spirit? Take a tour aboard the Holly Jolly Trolley!

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Clarence returns with new apparel, signature wrapping paper for the 2017 Holiday Season

Greentop Gifts’ Clarence Claus™ is back for the 2017 holiday season with a feature in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.

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Holiday Bazaar & Tea Returns to the Cloisters Castle

Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 2017

Shop local this holiday season at the Holiday Bazaar & Tea at the Cloisters! Now two days, Friday, December 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Holiday Bazaar & Tea features 100 percent local Maryland artisans selling handmade items inside the historic Cloisters Castle.

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New lung cancer drug should help patients live longer

In Maryland, 60.3 people per 100,000 are diagnosed with lung cancer and that number increases in Baltimore City to 79.5 per 100,000, according to health experts. Those figures are just for white residents.

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BGE, Ripken Foundation Unveil Eddie Murray Field in West Baltimore

Shortly after the demonstrations and unrest rocked Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation decided it was time to step up its efforts in West Baltimore.

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Third Annual Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival & Holiday Market

Everyone loves chocolate and Annapolis' will be celebrating by filling West Street with local chocolatiers ready to help chocoholics get through the holiday season.

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Christmas Village in Baltimore Celebrates 5th Anniversary with new Inner Harbor Tree Lighting

Christmas Village in Baltimore will again transform West Shore Park (501 Light Street) into a traditional indoor and outdoor German Christmas Market, open between Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2017.

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Not All Wounds Are Visible: A Community Conversation – Let’s Talk About Addiction, Substance Abuse

Addiction, substance abuse and drug overdoses are a growing epidemic across America, with more than 64,000 overdose deaths nationally last year.

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Baysox Winterfest at Prince George’s Stadium

Tickets available for holiday pancake supper to benefit local charities

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Disney’s The Lion King roars into The Hippodrome

Walbrook High School Grad Among Cast

Disney’s The Lion King has roared into Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center for its long-anticipated return.

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Actress Sonja Sohn’s concern for Baltimore directs HBO documentary ‘Baltimore Rising’

As a young woman, actress Sonja Sohn took a career test that told her she was most fit to be either she says, “An air traffic controller or social worker.”

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Kim Fields’ Surprising Journey of Joy, Tears and Tales from Harlem to Hollywood

Veteran actress, TV personality, and star Kim Fields’ book “Blessed Life” is a chronicle of living, learning and ah-ha moments of self-discovery told with humor, transparency and refreshing honesty.

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