You may have seen the video of a father speaking with his pre-verbal son about the season finale of tv show, Empire. The video went viral at warp speed and DJ Pryor—the father—was overwhelmed by the outpouring of emotion that the interaction with his son evoked.
"I couldn't stop thinking about what happens to the young man or women who's not a lawyer or a county councilmember, hasn't honed their training on how to survive a stop, has an outstanding traffic ticket or bench warrant they don't know about, and how this situation could have escalated. Aside from the fact that the 4th Amendment barring illegal search and seizure should mean something, these tactics erode public trust in law enforcement and must stop.”
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Susan G. Komen Maryland is hosting their 4th annual Promise Ride at South River High School in Edgewater. This event raises funds to fight for a cure for breast cancer, supporting survivors.
Baltimore Mayor Jack Young's suggestion that "beefs" or altercations between people on the streets of Baltimore can be solved by fisticuffs instead of shootings and gun battles is very flawed.
It’s important to know what those time and energy drains are that lower productivity and to implement a strategy to minimize distractions and maximize work time, says Cynthia Howard, an executive coach and performance expert.
In partnership with the Maryland Center for Veteran’s Education and Training (MCVET), Tyler and the online mattress store, Leesa Sleeps, have donated 125 mattresses and 250 pillows to help homeless veterans have a place to rest comfortably at night. This is the second such partnership involving Tyler.
“Despite the dictionary definitions, there is no term that truly describes people that were taken from Africa and forced into slavery,” Carr said during his commentary on Washington, D.C.’s WUSA.
2019 One Maryland One Book:
Maryland Humanities announced the selection of “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resilience, and Hope in an American City” by Mona Hanna-Attisha for the 2019 One Maryland One Book program.
Another school is becoming a pipeline for Baltimore's roster. The University of Oklahoma has five players on the Ravens roster, four of which were added in the last two NFL Drafts.
Sixth Annual Book Fair At Pinderhughes Elementary-Middle School
Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was among the volunteer readers for the Sixth Annual Scholastic Book Fair recently held at William Pinderhughes Elementary-Middle School located on Gold Street in the Sandtown-Winchester community. Every student at the school was provided with “Scholastic Books Bucks” to purchase books.
In Baltimore, there is a local coffeehouse that is ‘brewing’ up much more than the popular hot beverage— CUPS (Creating Unlimited Possibilities) Coffeehouse. Located at 1301 N. Broadway Street, CUPS Coffeehouse works directly with Project I CAN (PIC), a program of Fusion Partnerships, to provide workforce training, and development for youth and young adults ages 16 to 24 living in Baltimore City.
After the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent civil unrest in Baltimore, resulting in rioting, arsons and vandalism in many parts of the city in the spring of 2015, ShopTalk: Share. Heal. Grow., a community-based project was ushered into service.
“It took me two years to write the book,” said Dr. Moseley-Hobbs. “The goal of the book is to make those who were enslaved, people instead of props. Some of our favorite movies have the same storyline – that slaves woke up, suffered, and slept. I took the documentation that was available and used it to present them as people.”
"Hello everyone! Hopefully, you made it through the Memorial Weekend with a smile. I have so much to tell you, so let me get started."
It’s not only safe, it’s the law!
As the temperature rises, people increasingly want to go outside and enjoy different activities. We are starting to notice more bicycles, motorcycles and e-scooters on the roads. However, sharing the road with other vehicles often results in collisions and severe injuries.
Hitting the “wall” refers to the point where the human body depletes all of its “stored glycogen and the feelings of fatigue and negativity, which typically accompany it.” Glycogen is a carbohydrate stored in our muscles and liver to give our bodies energy. When the body runs low on glycogen the “brain wants to shut down activity as a preservation method, which may lead to negative thinking,” causing the well-known “wall.” I realized this was a test of true mental fortitude.
“I’m one of 84 million American adults living with prediabetes and I’m sharing my story for the first time in an effort to inspire others to take action against the type 2 diabetes epidemic,” Davis said in a statement after narrating “A Touch of Sugar,” a new documentary about type 2 diabetes epidemic in America.
Camp St. Vincent is the only free summer camp dedicated to serving children experiencing homelessness in the Baltimore region. Entering its 112th year, Camp St. Vincent continues to provide children experiencing homelessness with an unforgettable and transformational camp experience and addresses the negative impact of homelessness on children’s unique academic, social and emotional needs.
Comcast NBCUniversal announced that it has awarded approximately $102,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 38 Maryland students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance and leadership skills.
Throughout the team’s history dating back to 1996, the Baltimore Ravens have always been known for their defensive prowess. Players such as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, and Terrell Suggs fueled their defensive dominance over the years.