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Everyone needs to vote!

This is a call for all eligible black folks to register and vote in every election from now until eternity, so we can stop the rallies, marches and demonstrations related to voting.

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How to break into the white male 'PE' club

Private equity firms are notoriously white and male. Scholars for Educational Opportunity is trying to change that.

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Author Dr. Tamara D. England writes guide to help women find their authentic selves

Many books have been written to help women discover who they are and become their authentic selves.

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How occupational therapy helps students to succeed

This week the Special Education series offers an overview of Occupational Therapy and how these services may improve your child’s life in and outside the classroom.

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News doesn't change much, so what's new?

Every day, we turn on the television and hear about all the wars in the Middle East. Life is bad in the Middle East.

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Michael Brown death: Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson

Several businesses are vandalized or looted, authorities say

The chaos in Ferguson has gotten so unruly that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order deploying National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb.

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Foods you can stop buying and start making yourself

Even if you’re a well-versed cook, there are certain foods you may not have ever considered making yourself. For example, when is the last time you made your own apple sauce, jam or chutney?

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8 delicious summer foods that are good for you, too

Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.

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Indie Soul: Otakon takes over Baltimore

Since 1999, Baltimore has been home to Otakon, the annual three-day Anime convention, which is held at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore

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'A Better You' health and wellness event targets African American seniors

78-year-old bodybuilder Ernestine Sheperd to speak

People are amazed at Ernestine Shepherd’s youthful appearance. At 78-years-of-age, Shepherd is a body builder, and looks decades younger than her age.

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Howard Park welcomes new ShopRite

Food desert ends after more than a decade

A major food desert has officially been closed and longtime residents of Howard Park like Rhona Lewis couldn’t be happier.

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Africa in the Spotlight at U.S.-Africa Summit

Over the course of three days, Aug. 4-6, at the invitation of President Barack Obama, 51 African leaders held talks designed to strengthen trade and commerce between the U.S. and the continent.

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Walmart pitches in for college bound students

The testimonies about the benefits of the CollegeBound Foundation can be endless.

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An Afternoon Tea at The Greens

Dainty seniors gather to share fellowship and encouragement

Adorned in white gloves, and beautiful hats, well-dressed, dainty ladies chatted with one another while enjoying a spot of tea at high noon.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Comedy, plays and birthday parties!

Hello everyone! Honey Child! This looks like it will be a busy weekend for me.

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It's not a man's world: The African women breaking down tech barriers

The first Women in Tech Africa meet up took place online in August 2

When I was doing my degree in computer science in Ghana's Valley View University 10 years ago, there just were seven girls in the class. After four years, only four graduated and out of that number, just two of us have stayed in technical roles. Today, my little sister's computer science class has at least 30% females and a smaller drop-off rate.

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Comcast offering free Internet service, amnesty program for low-income families

Internet Essential kicks off back to school season with nationwide, complimentary six-month offer, discounted computers and free digital literacy training for eligible families. Comcast has now connected more than 1.4 million low-income Americans to Internet at home.

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Witnesses to Michael Brown's shooting detail his last minutes

While Michael Brown appeared to tussle with an officer before he was shot dead, he didn't enter the police cruiser as authorities claim he did, two witnesses told CNN.

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Renovated Columbus School Apartments part of East Baltimore's transformation

Raymond Skinner, Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing and Comminity Development (DHCD); was joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Columbus School Apartments on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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DMV Celebrity Weekend of Champions set for September

If New York is the city of dreams, then the District of Columbia is home of the champions! Boxing champions, that is. Finally six accomplished fighters from the D.C. area will get the honors they deserve on September 18 – 20, 2014 at the DMV Celebrity Weekend of Champions Launch. (Visit: www.GFSent.com for more information).

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