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Coppin State, Open Works Making Big Impact With Makers In Community

Coppin State University is basking in the spotlight as the first historically black college and university to collaborate with a nonprofit maker space. The university and Open Works have joined together to operate a maker space inside a 34,000-square-foot space on Greenmount Avenue where entrepreneurs can make products and build companies.

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Ravens Defense Looks To Restore Shutdown Reputation

Despite the shortcomings on defense that helped lead to consecutive losses, head coach John Harbaugh isn't hitting the panic button.

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Congress Must Act To Address Gun Violence

The conclusions are clear: black Americans face a greater risk of being victims of gun violence compared to their peers. The only question that remains is what will be done about it.

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund And Hennessy Partner To Develop Next Generation Of Corporate Leaders

Changing the Game

When companies announce a commitment towards achieving more corporate diversity, what do they really mean? For too many young African Americans, these commitments seem more like empty promises. To date, there have only been fourteen black CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, and according to Fortune, there are just three in 2019. So how can corporations remove barriers and create access for emerging, multicultural leaders?

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Rev. Daniel C. Worthy Honored For Work At Forest Park Senior Center

Rev. Daniel C. Worthy, former executive director of the Forest Park Senior Center was honored on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Second Annual Appreciation Brunch, which was sponsored by the Forest Park Senior Center Bible Study class, taught by Pastor Norenzer White. Rev. Worthy was presented with a “Certificate of Achievement” for “Outstanding Service and Appreciation.” (Left-right): Paula Middleton, Rev. Daniel C. Worthy, and Vashtied Brown.

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Baltimore Teacher Network, Religious Leaders Call On Men To Stand-Up For Youth

The Baltimore Teacher Network hosted an Interfaith Prayer Vigil and Call to Action on the steps of Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) headquarters Saturday, Sept 28, 2019. The city's leading advocacy group for professional kindergarten through twelfth grade educators celebrated a partnership with the interfaith community to appeal to the estimated 30,000 fathers of the 85,000 students who attend BCPS.

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Rambling Rose: Live Entertainment - Baltimore And Beyond

"I just want to thank all of you for your concern and love. It means a lot to me. I have faith, and I know God is taking good care of me with my husband “Shorty” as his backup. I love you all, keep praying for me. Now I am ready to PARTIE!" - Rosa "Rambling Rose"

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First Sunday Arts Festivals Celebrating Fall Season

The First Sunday Arts Festival is always a free-admission arts festival. Free parking garages next to the festival include; John Whitmore Garage (25 Clay Street) where parking is free until 4 p.m. There is also free all-day parking 2 blocks from the festival at Calvert Street Garage located at 19 St Johns St.

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Stressed Out At Work? Four Strategies To Reboot And Refresh

Stress at work can adversely affect other areas of your life, such as relationships and sleep, studies show. And as stress in the workplace rises, having a stress management strategy is vital, according to mental health professionals and experts in corporate culture.

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Three Simple Ways To Combat Stress And Adversity

Life is an up and down rollercoaster but does it have to be? Is there a state of homeostasis that one can achieve to avoid the downs of emotions like pain, stress, and fear? We’ve all heard the saying before; “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it,” but what does this mean? How can one truly see the value in this statement let alone apply it to their lives during times of adversity when it really counts?

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Waterfront Partnership’s 12 Annual Harbor Harvest Fall Children’s Festival

Waterfront Partnership’s 12th annual Harbor Harvest Fall Children’s Festival will once again transform Rash Field into a fall extravaganza with its family-friendly Inner Harbor tradition on Sunday, October 6th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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SCOM Majors Honored by The Visit Baltimore Foundation At M&T Bank

Congratulations to Baltimore Times Interns and Morgan State University SCOM Majors Justus Hawkins and Mori Johnson who were honored by The Visit Baltimore Foundation at its annual meeting at M&T Bank Stadium.

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Maryland Legislature To Raise Tobacco Age To 21 Takes Effect

Beginning October 1, 2019, the new minimum sales age for all tobacco products in Maryland is 21 (“T21”). This includes sales of all electronic smoking devices—e-cigarettes, vapes, pod devices such as JUUL®, e-liquids, and component parts and accessories.

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Oprah Donates $1.15 Million To Help Minority Students Succeed In College

Winfrey was speaking at the 17th annual Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon, where the United Negro College Fund was hoping to raise $1 million for North Carolina students.

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Voter Registration Makes A Difference In Communities Of Color

"It is imperative that we continue to support voter registration efforts because many states are working to criminalize voter registration efforts and/or make voter registration harder for black and brown people."

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Why Is Suicide A Growing Problem In The Black Community? Part II

Experts and others have tried to determine why African Americans increasingly are choosing to end their lives. Theories have run the gamut— from the lack of strong father-figures to racism and social media and even the increase in black wealth. Whatever the reason, the CDC said it’s important to note that suicidal thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and should be treated as a psychiatric emergency.

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You Had Better ‘Mind Your Business’ at Coppin on Saturday, October 5th

Are you an entrepreneur or want to become one?

If someone told you to mind your business, you might think they were being smart. But if you are already an entrepreneur or are seeking to become one, a “smart” move would be to “Mind your Business.” That’s the title of an exciting, free event designed for small business owners, entrepreneurs, creative industry organizations and DIY (Do It Yourself) businesses.

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Baltimore Start Up Among Finalists In $100,000 Competition

Baltimore's Ellington West has become quite the innovator as CEO of Sonavi Labs. The startup is one of seven small businesses from across the country that will pitch to a panel of experts for the chance to win $100,000 to support the business's growth.

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After Eight Years In Prison, Marcus Bullock’s Invention Helps Inmates Connect With Their Families

Bullock had as tough a childhood as anyone. At 12, he survived a kidnapping but still turned to a life of crime. At 15, he committed a carjacking, which led to an eight-year prison sentence. Today, Bullock is the founder and CEO of Flikshop, a photo-sharing app for inmates around the country.

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Maryland Public Television Celebrates 50 Years

Engaging with African American and urban communities is an important priority for Maryland Public Television, the only statewide television network in Maryland. (Left) Charles Robinson, a reporter and associate producer at Maryland Public Television, is joined by his wife, Robbie Robinson, during his Walk of Fame installation in 2016 at MPT. (Right) Linda Taggart, vice president, development, at Maryland Public Television, works with composer Don Barto in the control room at MPT in the 1990s.

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