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Letter to the editor

We are cutting back our military because the current administration believes the world is a safer place.

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Women bankers fight poverty across Maryland

Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance collecting used shoes

In partnership with Soles4Souls, Inc., the Maryland Bankers Association’s (MBA) Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance is collecting used shoes to help fight poverty.

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Celebrate Multi-Cultural Week at AACC

The Bantigua Arts Afro-Caribbean Dance Troupe return to Anne Arundel Community College at noon on Monday, April 7, 2014.

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38th Annual African American Festival announced

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Black Enterprise Magazine and greiBO Media announced the schedule for the 38th Annual African American Festival and the addition of two major sponsors Black Enterprise and State Farm Insurance.

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UNIK Latin Dance Company brings diversity to dance community

UNIK Latin Dance Company of Baltimore was born in 2014 out of a desire to make the Baltimore Latin Dance scene stronger and more diverse.

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Maryland taxpayers warned of email phishing scam

Taxpayers advised not to open email and give personal information

Comptroller Peter Franchot alerted taxpayers about a new phishing scam aimed at garnering personal information from taxpayers.

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Maryland author eases the pain of loss

Maryland author Heather Stang debuts her first book, “Mindfulness & Grief,” which helps people navigate the pain of bereavement.

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EDITORIAL: Time to fix government

In 1965, the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, Wilbur Mills, brought legislation establishing Medicare and Medicaid to the floor of the U.S. House. That was my first year in Congress, and I remember vividly the moment Mills came to the Democratic caucus to explain his plans.

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Letter to the editor

I am amazed that some have worked so hard to deprive people of health care.

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Blacks must speak outside the language of race, Part I

Blacks must become multilingual. I'm not saying that black folk should learn a second language such as Spanish or Chinese— although the fact that Hispanics are the dominant minority and China is ascending economically might make knowledge of these languages a handy skill.

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School to prison pipeline: Black students targeted for cages not careers

Michelle Alexander is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”

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Award winning poet presents work during National Poetry Month

Cherrie Amour reads from 'Free to be Me'

Spoken word artist and new author Cherrie Amour will read from her first book of poetry, “Free to Be Me: Poems on Life, Love and Relationships” at Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1303 Orleans Street Baltimore, MD 21231 on Tuesday, April 8, 6:30 p.m. and at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture on Saturday, April 12, 2 p.m.

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Baltimore couple’s business expands to Target stores

Pierre and Jamyla Bennu have reached one of their primary business targets.

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Local student wins prestigious art prize

Lisa Su calls what the future holds for her, a mystery.

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Negro Leagues Museum opens in Baltimore County

“Opening Day” came a few days early at the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball in Baltimore County.

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Carnell Cooper and Jessica Turral selected as ‘Hometown Heroes’

Dr. Carnell Cooper Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, noticed that victims of traumatic violent injury were being treated and released from the hospital but then readmitted months later due to another, often more serious, violent injury.

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Comptroller honors Anne Arundel County student with Maryland Masters Award

North County High School student recognized for artistic talent

Comptroller Peter Franchot presented a Maryland Masters Award and a Comptroller’s Medallion for Making a Difference in the future to a North County High School (NCHS) student at a ceremony recently at his office in Annapolis.

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Indie Soul: Looking Back and Dwayne “Big Shorty” Morris

In this week’s Indie Soul, we will be “Looking Back” with author Tyreen King-Maddox and comedian Dwayne “Big Shorty” Morris.

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Ravens’ Lardarius Webb reads to city students

On Friday, March 28, 2014, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb joined 45 United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) volunteers to read to elementary-aged children as part of National Reading Month, aiming to promote the importance of early-grade reading.

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Martia Davis

Self-determination is what drives this week’s Entrepreneur of the Week: Martia “Tia” Davis.

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