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Students and parents explore science at 5th Annual Stem Extravaganza

Morgan State University’s Talmage Hill Field House was filled with scientific adventure and discovery for 200 Baltimore City children and their families at the 5th Annual Baltimore Stem Extravaganza on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

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Reading Partners helping Baltimore students succeed

Reading Partners, the nonprofit national early literacy organization that relies on the support of community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to students in under-resourced elementary schools, has released its 2015-2016 impact reports which revealed that young Baltimore children are benefiting in a big way.

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Serena Williams won't rush back after battling injuries in 2016

Serena Williams says she's sick and tired of playing at grand slams while injured.

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Beyhive swarms over Beyoncé Emmy loss

"Lemonade" was nominated for four Emmys

Hold up Beyoncé, they don't love you like we love you.

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Federal courts blunt voter suppression efforts in five states

In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas and North Dakota, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories for the blood and sweat wrought in their court battles and protests since the controversial United States Supreme Court decision in Shelby v. Holder.

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This YouTube star makes $1,800 a month reviewing fast food

Sitting in his parent's living room in suburban New York, Youtube food reviewer "ReportOFTheWeek" skeptically eyes his newest subject: Burger King's Cheetos Chicken Fries.

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Consumer financial agency wins court case against Cashcall

The fight for fair lending got a big boost on August 31 when a federal court rejected a payday loan collector’s attempt to evade consumer laws. The decision against CashCall, a California-based online payday and installment lender, upheld the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) authority to investigate and fine lenders for unfair, abusive or deceptive practices.

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The iPhone 7 hits stores -- but some models are already sold out

Apple fans are finally laying their hands on the brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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LETTER: Dangerous Donald Trump

Dangerous Donald Trump (DDT) might be a threat to our viability.

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Solange Knowles, dance on!

A black woman attending a Kraftwerk concert with her husband and 11-year-old son was dancing -- as most do at music shows -- and four white women behind her thought it was OK to pelt her with trash.

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Accountability: An abandoned American value

If our cars fatally malfunctioned as often as police officers shoot citizens, there would be a massive recall, pulling vehicles off the road, overhauling the engineering design, firing culpable employees and paying out settlements to consumers for injuries and deaths of family members.

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BCCC offering ITT Tech students affordable, accessible options

In response to the recent ITT Tech closure, the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) announced it will offer critical information to more than 600 of Maryland's displaced ITT Tech students. The goal is to offer options as well as concrete solutions on how to continue pursuing their higher education goals.

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Marian House hosts 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk

Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to lace up their sneakers for the 8th Annual Marian House Race to Embrace Independence 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Family Fun Run on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

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Ravens Terrell Suggs and Steve Smith Sr. continue to work their way back

The Baltimore Ravens season opener was a game in which the team got to see two of their most important players return from injury. Both Steve Smith Sr. and Terrell Suggs ruptured their Achilles causing them to miss a significant portion of the 2015 season.

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Application for new Sickle Cell drug submitted to FDA

Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments and therapies for rare and orphan diseases says it has submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting domestic marketing approval for its orally administered pharmaceutical grade L-glutamine treatment for sickle cell disease.

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Organizations partner with Price Rite to feed 800 Woodlawn families

Price Rite, Feed the Children and The Salvation Army gave a whole new definition to “Food Drive” on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

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This is why we have to invest in effective teachers

While millions of children (and teachers) welcomed the call to go back to school in August and early September, all is not well in classrooms and school districts around the country.

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Ohio officer kills robbery suspect, 13, who had BB gun, police say

A police officer shot and killed a 13-year-old black robbery suspect in Ohio's capital after the boy pulled a BB gun out of his waistband, police said, a shooting that city leaders said would be investigated thoroughly to determine if charges are warranted.

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What you need to know about voting on Tuesday, November 8

Are you ready to vote? Are you registered?

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National Park Service announces availability of new civil rights grants

The National Park Service (NPS) opened the application period for new grants to preserve and highlight the sites and stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th Century. Congress appropriated $8.0 million for this new grant program in FY 2016.

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