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The math and the "after-math" of the Confederate flag

Now that the confederate flag has been taken down, complete with honor guard and pomp and circumstance, what are black folks going to do now?

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Baltimore resident feeling 'fabulous' about diabetes program

India Harris counts among the nearly 1.2 million Americans who have pre-diabetes and who are at risk of developing the debilitating disease.

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Ravens Eugene Monroe looking forward to a healthy season

The offensive line is one of the stronger positions on the Baltimore Ravens roster. The players have drawn some attention as being the lone unit that can rival the Dallas Cowboys for best in the NFL.

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Minority Male Makers: Verizon invests in STEM education for minority boys

This summer marks the official launch of the Minority Male Makers program, a first-of-its-kind, two-year program created by Verizon, that gives minority middle school boys hands-on learning experiences with advanced technology and opening their eyes to many of the exciting professional possibilities that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and entrepreneurship skills can offer.

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Local students taking ‘stock’ in education through SIF program

Financial literacy is sometimes a subject that stumps educators. It’s also no secret that, outside of Wall Street, there are many adults who find the stock market difficult to follow, much less invest in.

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Maryland entrepreneur talks to blacks, minorities about nuclear engineering

Charles Wilson isn’t shy about discussing poverty and the issues that face many inner city and poverty-stricken youth on a regular basis.

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Debate meets social justice at Coppin State University

Coppin State University is hosting the third annual Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) - Eddie Conway Liberation Institute (ECLI) Debate Camp for High School Students this summer.

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Baltimore youth help beautify Sandtown through art

Locations around Sandtown will be getting a colorful facelift, with the help of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), a community-based nonprofit called Jubilee Arts, YouthWorks, master teaching artists, 80 young people and funders.

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Md. native, recent graduate, wins McDonald’s Lovin’ Video Competition

A series of exciting events began to unfold in Richard T. Fields’ life in May and June of this year. Although the 26-year-old recently earned his master of fine arts degree (MFA) in Film and Electronic Media from American University (AU) in Washington, D.C, he has already begun to gain noteworthy recognition as a filmmaker.

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What are your rights during a traffic stop -- and is it wise to exercise them?

Experts: An officer can order a driver out of the car, but there must be perceived danger

No one can know what went through Sandra Bland's mind when she was pulled over last week for what a Texas police officer later said was her failure to signal a lane change.

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Obama's sister: 'My brother has carried our name up there'

Auma Obama is fiercely protective of her half-brother -- the President of the United States.

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Closing education gap would boost U.S. economy

Men of color would earn $170 billion more a year, if they reached the same education level as White men, according to a new White House report.

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Ravens 2015 Training Camp positional preview: Running Backs

The Baltimore Ravens were able to reincarnate their running game last season under then offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak. Kubiak will be kicking off training camp as the head coach of the Denver Broncos this year.

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Indie Soul: 'Caught Up' by Shannon Holmes

For my hip-hop heads “Caught Up” by Shannon Holmes is for you.

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Sandra Bland death: New details only make case murkier

When it comes to the circumstances leading to Sandra Bland's death, what we don't know far outweighs what we do.

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Howard U. unveils new athletics logo

Howard University Athletics unveiled its new Bison logo during a press conference Thursday, using a process that engaged all stakeholders in the Howard community.

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Ravens 2015 Training Camp Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

The start of training camp is right around the corner for the Baltimore Ravens.

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Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran lead MTV Video Music Awards nominees

Miley Cyrus will host the awards show August 30

The nominees are in for the MTV 2015 Video Music Awards, which will feature Miley Cyrus as host.

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Indie Soul Stage: Usha Tyson stars in 'Ms. Brown'

Usha Tyson has been successful in the Baltimore theater scene performing in stage plays from local writers and directors. The last couple of years she has been part of “Humdadao” a play produced and written by Baltimore’s very own Donnie Manuel, where she played lead character Tara.

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Teenager controls HIV infection without drugs

Hopkins virologist says case is rare

A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.

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