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From Malcolm X to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz

There is perhaps no American civil rights leader who generated as many divergent opinions as Malcolm X.

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Detroit man who commuted by foot 21 miles a day surprised with a donated car

His story sparks online donations surpassing $300,000

The world's most famous commuter thought he was meeting friends for lunch Friday to close out a wild week in the spotlight.

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Best cities for black entrepreneurs

Baltimore makes Nerd Wallet's top ten list for black businesses

Georgia's got a lock on black-owned businesses, according to a new report from NerdWallet.

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Oscars stage becomes liberal political soapbox for stars

Hollywood stars turned the stage into a soapbox at the Oscars on Sunday night, advocating on issues ranging from NSA surveillance to equal pay; the Voting Rights Act to immigration reform.

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Love your heart this February

Practical heart health tips from Giant’s nutritionists

February is National Heart Health Month and the nutritionists at Giant Food are committed to helping you care for your heart.

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Sad News: VH1 Star “Real” Dies From Cancer — Was Only 33 Years Old

“Real”, one of the reality stars of VH1’s Real Chance of Love, has died at the age of 33 after a long battle with colon cancer. Ahmad Givens, his real name, was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in 2013.

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A Mediterranean Menu for Outdoor Entertaining - Opa!

From raw to roasted, pickled to caramelized, the onion is one of the most versatile vegetables, and is commonly found among the many fresh flavors of this fare. Plus, when you cook with the mighty onion, you're serving up a good source of vitamin C.

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Parent Alert: 21 Explicit Slang Terms That Your Teens May Be Using When Texting — You Won’t Believe It!

If you find out that your child is using any of these codes when texting, now is the time to take action before it becomes a bigger problem. If your child is in fact “sexting”, then it may be time for a one-on-one time chat about sex and responsibility. But there are other dangers!

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Firebirds Falter Late; Lose to Bridgeport, 83-72

Bridgeport, which is just a game back of St. Thomas Aquinas in the win-column for 1st place in the ECC standings, won its 4th straight game with solid contributions from forward Willie Williams III (22 points, eight rebounds), Asamoah (14 points, five rebounds, two blocked shots) and guard Devon Elliot (13 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals).

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The Bath Tub

A multi-sensorial playground to nurture baby’s development

During the first three years of life, 85 percent of baby’s brain is formed. Researchers have found that during the formative first years of life – every interaction – every moment – is an opportunity to help shape baby’s developing brain.

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3 missing teen girls may be trying to join ISIS

U.K. police say teens took flight to Turkey. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.

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Firebirds Storm Past Purple Knights, 70-56

The Purple Knights actually out-shot UDC 41-percent to 40-percent from the field and out-rebounded the Firebirds 43-32; however, with just 11 turnovers to UB's 26, the Firebirds got off seven more FG attempts and more than doubled-up Bridgeport in free-throws (14-of-18 to 6-of-8).

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2015 Newbery Medal winner makes slam dunk with novel in verse

On Monday, February 2, 2015, something extraordinary happened to Kwame Alexander.

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MMSDC Names New President

MMSDC Names New President

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Tips for saving energy even during extremely cold weather

Throughout the colder winter months, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) strives to provide its customers with important energy saving tips to help ease the sting of the frigid temperatures.

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Choral concert honors longtime organist

James Spencer Hammond has always been the kind of person that simply wants to do his job well. Attention has never been high on his list of wants and, those who know him, say it’s difficult to find someone more humble.

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Brendan Lee receives ‘Hometown Hero Award’ at 46th NAACP Image Awards

Brendan Lee is a Baltimore City resident with a passion for improving the well being of young people.

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St. Agnes Hospital offers free heart health program

Hattie Carter just didn’t think she needed to make changes. The Baltimore resident says, she could still fit nicely into her clothes, she felt healthy and besides, certain diet and exercise programs just didn’t fit within her budget.

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Justin Forsett deserves to remain a Raven

To say that this past year has been a whirlwind for Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett would be an understatement. He has gone from journeyman to NFL league leader in yards per carry.

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Frank Conaway Sr. remembered

Clerk of City Circuit Court died Sunday, February 15, 2015

Frank M. Conaway Sr., longtime clerk of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, is being remembered by many who knew him, and by those whom his work positively affected. He died on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at age 81.

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