NBA star Stephen Curry sits down with CNN's Van Jones to discuss family values and his third child on the way.
"Incarceration, for me, was defined by deprivation not just deprivation of freedom, opportunity, and safety, but deprivation of the senses."
Cardiovascular disease kills nearly 50,000 African-American women annually, according to the American Heart Association. About half of African-American women ages 20 and older have heart disease. Women are often so busy taking care of everyone else around them that they may not take the time to consider their own health.
In celebration of Black History Month, the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism Director, Van Brooks, announced that free tickets are available to the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park; the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum; and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum for Maryland volunteers.
All parents should feel empowered to teach their children social and emotional development. Social and emotional competence yields similar academic gains as strictly educational interventions. Parents, churches and communities bear the brunt of the responsibility for socializing children. This is where we, as a community, have an opportunity to shine.
Perhaps no other voice or pen, captured the real life of Africans and African Americans like Lerone Bennett Jr., the former editor of EBONY and Jet magazines who died on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the age of 89.
The 15th Annual MammoJam Music Festival will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Baltimore’s famed 8x10. Proceeds will support local breast cancer screening and treatment programs for low-income women.
News & Experts— Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child in years to come.
With buzz building for months, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recently unveiled the official portraits of President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington D.C. New York City-based artist Kehinde Wiley created the portrait of President Obama and Baltimore artist Amy Sherald was selected to paint Michelle Obama. Both Wiley and Sherald are a noteworthy change of pace from artists who typically are selected to paint presidential portraits that will hang at the Smithsonian or in the White House.
Students Living in Baltimore City encouraged to apply and gain work readiness skills though YouthWorks Program at UMMC
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is offering young people ages 14 to 21 the opportunity to gain work readiness skills training through summer internships.
Community College of Baltimore County in partnership with Baltimore County Public Schools is hosting College Fair 2018 at CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Essex during the month of March. Representatives from more than 100 universities, colleges, proprietary and military schools will be available to speak with students and parents.
Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM), a nonprofit organization that supports professional Annapolis musicians, is now broadening the Tim King Scholarship Fund program and accepting applications for its newly established Music Performance Scholarship.
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 before an audience of lenders, realtors, counselors, mortgage insurers and other program partners.
Piano virtuoso Marianna Prjevalskaya honors composer Claude Debussy in the 100th anniversary year of his death with a performance of his complete preludes on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 3 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (UUCA), 333 Dubois Road in Annapolis.
Now that people are living many more years than their parents did, and often decades after retirement, they often find that they aren’t prepared for this gift of longevity— especially if they are also trying to balance taking care of a spouse or parent.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 15, 1908. "Sisterhood: Leading with Amazing Grace and Providing Exemplary Service" was the theme of the Rho Xi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Annual Founder's Day Prayer Breakfast celebrating 110 years of service to the community recently. Members were recognized for achievements in numerous categories, including: members of the chapter with 50 years of service.
Minister James Brown's Message: “Break the Huddle and Run the Play” Mention the name James Brown, and most people think of the legendary now-deceased musician. However, in broadcast media circles, the same name belongs to another hard-working black man with the exact same handle.
Author Thomas Scharf’s compilation of more than 200 rarely, seen photographs that skillfully illustrate Baltimore’s heritage as an elite boxing town highlight the effect the city had on the sweet science.
Hampton National Historic Site acknowledges all American women’s contributions during Women’s History Month. Join us in the Orangery for a soul stirring, inspirational and enlightening tributes to some of the greatest women in the United States’ history.
Wedding Planner Donates Leftover Food Instead of Throwing It Away