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Ravens Look To Use Momentum From Big Win Over Steelers To Beat The Browns

The Baltimore Ravens pulled off a convincing 26 - 14 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in week 4. Beating their division rivals on the road was a major coup for John Harbaugh and his team. After the game, Harbaugh couldn't deny the significance.

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Time For African Americans To ‘Come Home’

Nigeria’s 2018 Olojo Festival

"We must travel back to our ancestral homelands. We must reconnect with who we really are without the trappings and ornaments of white supremacy. We are an African people."

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The Significance Of ‘Sorry To Bother You’

The film, however, is much more than about the white voice. It is about class struggle, racial justice struggle, gender justice struggle…in fact, it is about the very notion of collective struggle.

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Thought Provoking Artist Visits AACC

Ken Gonzales-Day widely recognized for the “Erased Lynching” series will talk about his work and experience as an artist on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in AACC’s Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 in Arnold at at 6:30 p.m. He creates images that center around Native Americans, Asians and Latinos that also expose cultural bias and the inadequacy of current historical narratives.

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New Parental Leave Policy Provides 60 Days Of Paid Leave For State Employees

The new 60 days of paid parental leave is part of Senate Bill 859, which Governor Hogan supported and signed this year. The administration is going beyond the requirements of the legislation by making the 60 days of leave available for use anytime within the first six months after birth or adoption of a child, whereas traditionally parents have had to use leave time in a bloc.

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Let’s Get Back to School Safely!

It may be easy to identify the risks that come with swimming in the ocean or falling off the monkey bars, but the dangers of getting to and from school are less obvious.

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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Playing At Center Stage

The sultry, American classic “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” kicked-off Baltimore Center Stage’s 56th season. Penned by Tennessee Williams, the production opened Thursday, September 13, 2018, and runs through Sunday, October 14, 2018.

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Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Returns To City Dock In Annapolis

The 29th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns to the Annapolis City Dock on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Over 90 vendors from food to arts and crafts to education and other community categories will be at the cultural celebration commemorating Kunta Kinte’s arrival in Annapolis from the Gambia and the perseverance, education, and cultural heritage of Africans, African-Americans and Caribbean people of African descent. Clones Of Funk will headline the main stage during the festival. New adult acts, a Generation Z Power Hour, featuring the child rapper, Young Dylan and other youth, in addition to young entrepreneurs will also be part of the scheduled festival entertainment and participants.

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Council President Young’s Senior Symposium Expands In Popularity And Impact

The highly anticipated Senior Symposium hosted by Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young appears to be gaining more leverage every time it convenes.

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The Walters Art Museum Opens Trio Of East Asian Exhibitions

The Walters Art Museum opens a trio of exhibitions on Sunday, September 30, 2018 that celebrate the wonders of its collection of East Asian art, which is one of the most expansive in North America.

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Ravens And Steelers Add Another Chapter To The NFL's Best Rivalry

There are few rivalries better than the one between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. The two teams genuinely dislike each other, which leads to some intense matchups regardless of their records.

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Baltimore Sailor Returns Home After Middle East Deployment

A 2014 Mergenthalar Vocational Technical High School graduate and Baltimore native, is one of 1,200 sailors who recently returned to Naval Station Mayport after a six-month deployment aboard USS Iwo Jima.

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Governor’s Office On Service And Volunteerism Announces Opening Of AmeriCorps State Grant Application

Grants Fund Community Service Programs in Maryland

The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism has announced the opening of the AmeriCorps State Grant application process for the 2019 – 2020 service year.

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Early Bird Pricing And Registration For 2019 BAY To Ocean Writers Conference

Registration at early bird rates opens October 1, 2018, for the 2019 Bay to Ocean Writers Conference, a popular annual event that sells out quickly every year.

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Michelle Obama Co-Chairs “When We All Vote”

“When We All Vote,” a non-partisan organization inspiring voter turnout in the run up to Election Day in November, is working on a National Week of Action. Former First Lady Michelle Obama is serving as a co-chair.

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Money Has Shaped The Political Machinery And Elections

“Both the Democrats and the Republicans are notorious in saying that financial contributions, do not affect their decisions. But all Americans know that once you take the money, at some point, they will start calling.”

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Teaching The Past With Passion

We need more initiatives that will encourage young people to learn and understand the past for the future of democracy in this nation. Alarming statistics show we are a nation of “amnesiacs” when it comes to American history. Without knowledge of the past, among kids as well as well as adults, the ideal of good citizenship will be unattainable.

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Six Local Women To Be Honored At Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, six trailblazing women will be honored during the 23rd annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, held Sunday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md.

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Comcast Holds Baltimore City Internet Essentials Enrollment Event

Comcast partnered with Weinberg Place to hold an Internet Essentials enrollment event on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, where the company offered eligible residents the opportunity to sign up for its Internet Essentials program.

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Baltimore Hero Honored During National Recovery Month

Terrie Alexander was honored this month by the nonprofit, Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc. not only as an individual in long-term recovery but as manager of the REACH Intensive Outpatient Program for Addiction Recovery, which the organization has named in her honor.

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