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IN MEMORIAM: Katherine Johnson, A Pioneering NASA Mathematician Featured In “Hidden Figures,” Dies At 101

Katherine Johnson, the legendary NASA physicist and mathematician whose work played a key role in the early successes of the U.S. space program, passed away at 101 years old on the morning of February 24 in Newport News, Va.

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Black History Interwoven With Suffrage Centennial

“We knew what family meant to her,” said Ernestine (Tina) Martin Wyatt great-great-great-grandniece of Tubman, in a Focus features interview when the movie, “Harriet” debuted last November. “Her love of family was one of the things that was perpetuated. The other thing was her faith, a belief in taking yourself out of the center in order to serve the needs of other people. That is really something that has been passed down from aunt Harriet to my great-grandmother to my grandmother to my mother and now to me. And I am passing the same beliefs down to my children and my grandchildren.”

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Good Health Starts With Your Heart

While February is traditionally American Heart Month, we should be taking care of our heart every day

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Aircraft Carrier Named After Doris Miller

The U.S. Navy is set to name a new aircraft carrier after World War II hero Doris Miller.

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Black Life Journeys Matter

The NNPA began a unique and important partnership with Compassion & Choices to acquire a more in-depth awareness and knowledge about how black Americans and others are enabled to have a planned, dignified and well thought out, peaceful transition without the sudden unpreparedness that happens too often in many black American families.

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Ravens’ Bradley Bozeman And Wife Kick Off Anti-Bullying Campaign At Pikesville Middle School

Nationwide, bullying prevention efforts are well established but with the growing prevalence of social media, bullying remains a glaring concern.

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Calvert Hall Celebrates 175 Years: Baltimore Leaders Karl Perry, Shawn Vinson Share Their Experiences

Calvert Hall College High School, the first Christian Brothers School in the United States, opened its doors to 100 students at 16 West Saratoga Street in Baltimore 175 years ago.

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Obtaining Health Insurance In Maryland Is Now As Easy As Filing Income Taxes

More than 130,000 Maryland residents were reported without health insurance in 2019 but were eligible for free or low-cost coverage.

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The Black Vote Mural Project Opens At Banneker-Douglass Museum

Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture recognize historic movements for right to vote

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What Placing Franchise Tag On Matt Judon Means For The Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens have consistently been able to find impact pass rushers outside the first and second rounds of the NFL Draft over the years.

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Rising African American Opera Star Snags Lead Role In Samson & Delilah At Kennedy Center

From the basketball court to the opera stage, J’Nai Bridges is bringing her vibrant voice to The Kennedy Center.

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Mean Girls, Ain’t Too Proud, Tootsie And Hairspray Among Lineup Headed To The Hippodrome For Its 2020-21 Season

Tootsie, which is based on the Oscar®-nominated film by the same name, will run October 13–18, 2020. The performances of the Baltimore-based musical, Hairspray, will mark the launch of its new national tour. The Tony-Award winning musical will play at the Hippodrome November 10–15, 2020.

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Mean Girls, Ain’t Too Proud, Tootsie And Hairspray Among Lineup Headed To The Hippodrome For Its 2020-21 Season

Tootsie, which is based on the Oscar®-nominated film by the same name, will run October 13–18, 2020. The performances of the Baltimore-based musical, Hairspray, will mark the launch of its new national tour. The Tony-Award winning musical will play at the Hippodrome November 10–15, 2020.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Prince Hall Foundation Of Maryland

Coming up this week is the Prince Hall Foundation of Maryland 3rd Annual Thurgood Marshall Black History event.

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Governor Hogan Celebrates Groundbreaking For Lexington Market Redevelopment

Governor Larry Hogan today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of redevelopment of Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market, the longest operating public market in America.

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The ‘Sign’ of Outstanding Leadership

Trinity A.M.E.’s Rodrecus M. Johnson, Sr.:

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Baltimore City Teens Speak Up Against Violence And Trauma In Their City

Loneliness, depression, and suicide were some of the words shouted from the audience of children and teenagers when asked to define trauma at the Healing City Baltimore Symposium.

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Baltimore Times Exhibit And Conversation At Hotel Revival For Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Hotel Revival Baltimore is hosting an exhibit and experience each day through Saturday, February 29, 2020 where attendees will be able to learn about The Baltimore Times, the city’s black-owned and operatored newspaper.

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Black Voters Are The Cornerstone Of The Democratic Party And The Most Reliable Voting Block.

During the State of the Union, President Trump featured several African Americans from the gallery with long words of praise and detailed introductions. The Republican Party has always struggled with black voters. But Trump’s political team believes that even a small percentage of that vote could mean victory.

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