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These Christmas lights don't need to be wrapped around the tree

Let's admit it. Hanging Christmas tree lights is annoying.

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Amazon unveils Cyber Monday deals

Black Friday sales are still going on, but Amazon has unveiled some of its deals for Cyber Monday.

North Dakota pipeline protests see peaceful Thanksgiving

While plenty of Americans gathered Thursday for a Thanksgiving that meant family and football, hundreds of protesters gathered in several sites to rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Winning $421 million Powerball ticket sold in Tennessee

A winning Powerball ticket worth $420.9 million was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, in the state's second-largest lottery jackpot ever, the Tennessee Lottery said Sunday.

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HBCU Round UP: Thanksgiving Weekend

For your daily dose of sports in the world of historically black colleges and universities. Be sure to check out the 'HBCU-RoundUp' compiled by Phinesse Demps of the Baltimore Times.

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Dave Chappelle gets Netflix specials

Welcome back to the masses Dave Chappelle.

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What about the black working class?

Amid all of the talk about economic populism this election cycle, one group has been largely left out: working class Americans of color.

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Organizations partner to help families have a Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks to Hungry Harvest, Shop Rite and The Community Health Improvement team of the University of Maryland Medical Center, more than 100 families in West Baltimore will celebrate a happy, healthy Thanksgiving.

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Final games of Steve Smith Sr.'s NFL career

Steve Smith Sr. was released by the Carolina Panthers a few seasons ago and had a choice to make.

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Opera Great Luca Pisaroni Debuts at BSO

Earlier this year when making his debut in the role of Mephistopheles in the Houston Grand Opera’s production of Faust, Luca Pisaroni confessed that as a child in Italy he was unpopular.

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Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, BGE break ground on West Baltimore youth development park

Eddie Murray Field at BGE Park to host James Mosher Baseball, the oldest continuously operating African American youth baseball league in the country

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Operation Homefront, Baltimore Dollar Tree Stores Launch Holiday Toy Drive for Military Children

With repeated and extended deployments and frequent relocations, the families of many junior enlisted service members and wounded warriors face financial hardships and must forgo spending money on gifts.

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Nation’s top young entrepreneurs invited to compete in Cupids’ Cup

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Cupid's Cup Entrepreneurship Competition, presented by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank.

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It’s time to give our money marching orders!

In April 2005, I wrote an article titled, “Billion Dollar March,” at the behest of “The Ice Supreme Man” Ashiki Taylor in Atlanta.

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PANDORA Ice Rink, It’s a Waterfront Life return to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Waterfront Partnership’s It’s a Waterfront Life is back this holiday season!

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Back to Basics: No Permanent Enemies, No Permanent Friends, Just Permanent Interests

How should black American voters respond to the tectonic political rift and the stress of a permanently divided nation that the election of Donald J. Trump has laid bare?

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Native Baltimoreans Own Tote Bag Company in Fells Point

Aaron Jones and Jason Bass are guilty of “treason.” They have defied the status quo by “going against the grain.”

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Customers turn to Harbor Bank to show ‘Black Dollars Matter’

After the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin, the “Black Lives Matter” movement began in earnest.

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Take Precautions to Be Safe this Holiday Season

The holidays bring an elevated risk for fires and burns, and many Americans may have a false sense of security.

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Tina Knowles-Lawson and Time Inc.'s Essence hosted 'Love on Louisiana'

Tina Knowles-Lawson and Essence joined forces with Solange Knowles and Kelly Rowland, with support from Beyoncé and BeyGOOD, to host Love on Louisiana: An Essence Hometown Heroes Tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community on Sunday, November 20, and the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, LA.

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