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CBS Sunday Morning contributor Nancy Giles to speak at Towson University

“Stories from the work front: From working girl to CBS Sunday Morning”

The College of Fine Arts and Communication and the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies and the Society of Professional Journalists present keynote speaker Nancy Giles, CBS Sunday Morning contributor, comedian and actress on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the West V

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Five ways to love your heart

Are you among the nearly 1 in 2 African Americans suffering from heart disease? If not, you’re undoubtedly affected by having a friend or family member who is.

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Top scientist visits AACO schools, inspires students

Top scientist Shon Isenhour visited George Fox Middle School in Pasadena as a guest lecturer on April 8, 2014, to provide insights about his careers and work as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival’s Nifty Fifty (times three) Program— presented by InfoComm International—which sends more than 150 top scientists and engineers into area schools in advance of the Festival to ignite students’ passion for science and engineering.

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Blacks must speak outside the language of race, Part II

Contrary to popular liberal belief, black Americans don't speak with one voice.

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Brigance Brigade Foundation 5.7K raises money for those suffering from ALS

The Brigance Brigade Foundation, an organization that supports ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) patients and their families created by former NFL player O.J. Brigance and his wife Chanda, hosted their first annual 5.7K family fun run event on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in the Canton neighborhood of Baltimore City.

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Best and brightest prepare for Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Morgan students looking for 3rd consecutive win

Brainpower from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 25th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. Hundreds of HBCU students have spent the past year diligently preparing to compete in the final round of this unique academic tournament, April 12-16, 2014, on the campus of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. in Torrance, California.

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Take me out to the ballgame

Opening day for Major League Baseball always puts a smile on my face. This is the day that many of us treat as the actual beginning of spring. While snow can always appear, you know that warmer days are ahead. Yet, this is also a day when I think about a tragic injustice that is associated with Major League Baseball: the fact that both Curt Flood and Marvin Miller have not been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Targeted for cages not classrooms, Part II

Separate and Unequal School Punishment

Education Matters continues “The School to Prison Pipeline: Black Students Targeted for Cages not Classrooms.” Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” She recently sat with Rebekah Skelton, an education and social justice blogger for a Q&A examining the systematic criminalization and incarceration of African American children.

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Baltimore area Goddard schools hold “Stuff the Bus” initiative

Donations given to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Typically, a yellow school bus transports students. However, on Thursday, April 3, 2014 a busload full of another type of precious cargo was transported from The Goddard School, Bare Hills to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore.

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Baltimore filmmaker receiving industry buzz

Angel Kristi Williams was hard at work on her latest film project and was completely unaware that she had been recognized by a national publication as one of 10 directors to watch.

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Mt. Calvary celebrates reopening

On April 6, 2014, a breezy sunny Sunday morning, Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church held it’s grand reopening ceremony on the lawn of the church in Arnold, Maryland.

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Darrell Jenkins

This week’s entrepreneur of the week is graphic artist, consultant, and web-master Darrell Jenkins.

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Mack Allison raises scholar, athlete

There is constant negative talk about fathers not being part of their children’s lives. There is also negative news about black males only caring about sports for the money and status. The duo of Mack Allison III and Mack Allison IV disprove both myths.

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Sing for your supper at Hard Rock Cafe

Hello everyone, hope everything is well with you. Me and my “Boo-Boo” Shorty Trusty had a very busy week and even more so this weekend.

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How your IRA can become your tax nightmare

Financial Expert Offers Tips to Avoid Hefty Bill from Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam wants you! That is, he wants you to spend your Individual Retirement Account in a manner that he finds appropriate, says independent retirement advisor Gary Marriage, Jr.

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Indie Soul: Science of Manhood and Camera Soul

Science of Manhood: Author Derik Barnes wrote “Science of Manhood: Steps To Self Improvement,” hoping to help young men grow into positive adults.

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Roberta’s House supporting Baltimore’s grieving

Left in the wake of Charm City’s staggering homicide numbers are family members who are faced with coping with the loss of a loved one all by themselves.

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The 'Heartbleed' security flaw that affects most of the Internet

Your information could be at risk

A major online security vulnerability dubbed "Heartbleed" could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails.

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Stay-at-home moms are on the rise

For many it's an economic necessity

Staying at home with children is on the rise again in the U.S., but this isn't the story of a great cultural shift. More often, it's an economic necessity.

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How to engineer your financial future in 2014

Veteran Investment Advisor Shares Four Tips for All Wealth Stages

Financial resolutions can be the most difficult to keep. They can include minute detail, number crunching, plenty of files and discipline that can affect a person’s entire lifestyle, says veteran investment advisor Paul Taylor, a member of the National Ethics Bureau.

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