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What about the black working class?

Amid all of the talk about economic populism this election cycle, one group has been largely left out: working class Americans of color.

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Organizations partner to help families have a Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks to Hungry Harvest, Shop Rite and The Community Health Improvement team of the University of Maryland Medical Center, more than 100 families in West Baltimore will celebrate a happy, healthy Thanksgiving.

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Final games of Steve Smith Sr.'s NFL career

Steve Smith Sr. was released by the Carolina Panthers a few seasons ago and had a choice to make.

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Opera Great Luca Pisaroni Debuts at BSO

Earlier this year when making his debut in the role of Mephistopheles in the Houston Grand Opera’s production of Faust, Luca Pisaroni confessed that as a child in Italy he was unpopular.

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Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, BGE break ground on West Baltimore youth development park

Eddie Murray Field at BGE Park to host James Mosher Baseball, the oldest continuously operating African American youth baseball league in the country

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Operation Homefront, Baltimore Dollar Tree Stores Launch Holiday Toy Drive for Military Children

With repeated and extended deployments and frequent relocations, the families of many junior enlisted service members and wounded warriors face financial hardships and must forgo spending money on gifts.

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Nation’s top young entrepreneurs invited to compete in Cupids’ Cup

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Cupid's Cup Entrepreneurship Competition, presented by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank.

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It’s time to give our money marching orders!

In April 2005, I wrote an article titled, “Billion Dollar March,” at the behest of “The Ice Supreme Man” Ashiki Taylor in Atlanta.

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PANDORA Ice Rink, It’s a Waterfront Life return to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Waterfront Partnership’s It’s a Waterfront Life is back this holiday season!

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Back to Basics: No Permanent Enemies, No Permanent Friends, Just Permanent Interests

How should black American voters respond to the tectonic political rift and the stress of a permanently divided nation that the election of Donald J. Trump has laid bare?

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Native Baltimoreans Own Tote Bag Company in Fells Point

Aaron Jones and Jason Bass are guilty of “treason.” They have defied the status quo by “going against the grain.”

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Customers turn to Harbor Bank to show ‘Black Dollars Matter’

After the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin, the “Black Lives Matter” movement began in earnest.

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Take Precautions to Be Safe this Holiday Season

The holidays bring an elevated risk for fires and burns, and many Americans may have a false sense of security.

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Tina Knowles-Lawson and Time Inc.'s Essence hosted 'Love on Louisiana'

Tina Knowles-Lawson and Essence joined forces with Solange Knowles and Kelly Rowland, with support from Beyoncé and BeyGOOD, to host Love on Louisiana: An Essence Hometown Heroes Tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community on Sunday, November 20, and the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, LA.

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Usain Bolt: The man behind the medals

Behind the showmanship, the blur of fast times and the resultant gold rush, who is the real Usain Bolt?

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How to talk politics at your family Thanksgiving meal this year

If you see the conversation starting to tip into potentially hazardous territory, don't be afraid to take the wheel. "Try to guide the conversation back into safer territory," Senning says. "That's usually a host's prerogative, but anybody can do it, and any talented conversationalist will recognize safe territory."

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Vitamin D doesn't prevent disease for most, study says

Vitamin D supplements do not help prevent disease for the majority of people, according to a new study published Wednesday in the British Medical Journal.

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Selena Gomez returns to powerful spotlight

Selena Gomez has been off the scene for a while, but she came back Sunday night to share her heart.

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Soul singer Sharon Jones dead at 60

Sharon Jones, the lead singer with the band Dap-Kings, has died at the age of 60.

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Janelle Monae on 'Moonlight' and 'Hidden Figures'

Janelle Monae is someone you'll be seeing a lot of this year.

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