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Haooy Thanksgiving To All, May Your Turkey Be Blessed!

Hello everyone! I know there is a lot going on, especially with the Thanksgiving holiday coming up. I do wish you all a very blessed holiday. Don’t forget the homeless and the less fortunate.

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When Trump Was Afraid Of The Weather, And Other Insults To Veterans

November 11, 2018 was not an insignificant date. It was not just another Veteran’s Day. One hundred years prior “The Great War”—as World War I was referenced—was ended with a cease-fire or armistice. Thus, November 11 was known originally as “Armistice Day.”

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From A Digital Desert To An Entrepreneurial Hub

The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has launched a prototype project that, if successful, will transform minority, low-income and rural communities from forgotten places into entrepreneurial hubs of economic innovation. Our goal is to create communities with access to 5G-technology, integrated into low-income housing, job training and access to telemedicine and social services. It will all be done with private sector resources.

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Giant Food Donates 1,000 Turkeys To The Maryland Food Bank

The Capital Area Food Bank, Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank, and Food Bank of Delaware also each received at least 1,000 turkeys.

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SwanoDown SitDown With Imani Wj Wright: Part One

Presented by the Baltimore Times

Baltimore Times Writer Imani Wj Wright sat down for a chat with 92Q Jams Host and Interviewer, Steff Skeemz for an interview in Podcast format.

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Monarch Academy Baltimore launches Community Revitalization Initiative

Monarch Academy Baltimore and The Children’s Guild have launched a Community Revitalization Initiative in partnership with the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Community Corp.

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Actor Omar Epps Discusses Black Fatherhood At Summit In West Baltimore

Award-winning actor Omar Epps was the speaker at the annual Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI) summit on October 20, 2018 in West Baltimore.

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Maryland Media Coach Overcomes Tragedy To Dream Big

Media strategist and marketing coach, Jackie Kotei, who is often booked to speak at corporate and other engagements, has a goal of helping to change the narrative in the media so that more transformational stories like hers are featured.

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Mother-Daughter Duo Take Home Sally Cultivate’s Big Prize

Thirteen-year-old Lexi Proctor and her mother, Monica Proctor know that big dreams can come true for hopeful entrepreneurs who aspire to have their products sold on the shelves of a major retail store.

National Geographic Partners With Afterschool Programs To Give Students Unique Scientific Experience

A National Geographic Explorer and Education Fellow, live-streamed with afterschoolers in Baltimore’s LINK (Let’s Invest in Neighborhood Kids) from the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, a 64-meter ship that is one of two of its kind dedicated to pure exploration and used for scientific assessment.

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Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh Not Fazed By Rumors

After compiling a 95 - 66 career record since taking over as the Baltimore Ravens head coach in 2008, John Harbaugh finds himself on shaky ground. The rumor mill is buzzing with thoughts of letting Harbaugh go.

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BGE CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. Honored With Governor’s Champion Of Service Award

BGE Chief Executive Officer Calvin G. Butler Jr. was awarded the 2018 Governor’s Champion of Service Award from the Governor’s Office of Service and Volunteerism at the 35th Annual Governor’s Service Awards in Annapolis. Butler was recognized for his commitment to volunteerism in Maryland.

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Live Performance Of Wale & Friends

"Overall, the entire experience was one that I think many people would have enjoyed and for the people actually got to experienced it, I hope they were well entertained. If you haven't been to a live performance in recent time, I recommend you plan one in the near future— the rush is always exuberating!"

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Nuclear Weapons Conference Scheduled At Goucher College

“Two Minutes to Midnight: What We Can Do to Prevent Nuclear War” is the theme of a conference scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Goucher College in Baltimore.

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Baltimore Screenwriters Competition Now Accepting Submissions

The Baltimore Film Office at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is accepting entries for the 14th annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. The competition is open to all screenwriters.

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Remembering Ackneil M. Muldrow, II

Muldrow, who was 80, died of heart failure Oct. 25, 2018 at Sinai Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the March Life Tribute Center located at 5616 Old Court Rd, in Windsor Mill, MD. The Family Hour will begin at 9 a.m., with a Memorial Service to follow at 11 a.m.

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This Too Shall Pass: ‘Birthright Citizenship’ Kerfuffle, Mostly A Get Out The Vote Tactic

"It's not exactly an "October surprise." Trump used birthright citizenship as a rallying complaint on the campaign trail in 2016. He has done nothing about it in the nearly two years since."

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What If Black Professional Athletes Respected Black Economic Empowerment?

“The black percentage of professional football players exceeds 70 percent and the National Basketball Association approaches over 90 percent. These gifted athletes control billions of dollars that could be directed to significant economic empowerment for the black communities from which they come.”

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BGE Ready To Provide Safe And Reliable Service This Winter

To ensure that customers’ energy needs are met this winter, BGE has completed natural gas and electric infrastructure system upgrades throughout its service area.

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Baltimore Educator Wins Second-Place Voya Unsung Heroes Award

Students from the Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmont Campus stand proudly with assistant principal, Deidre Rabuck, a 2018 Voya Unsung Heroes grant award recipient after a school celebration on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

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