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Young woman inspired to study law to effect change

National Pre-Law Diversity Conference offers strategies

It was the one college course, “Criminal Law: Theory and Practice,” which most sparked the interest of 23-year old Ashley N. Richardson, but the National Diversity Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair fueled her aspirations even more.

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Edwin T. Johnson appointed to Maryland Commission on African American History

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Edwin T. Johnson, Ph.D., to the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.

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Local author tells how to live your best life

What's the best gift you could ever give yourself? According to motivational speaker and transformational life coach Kendell Lenice, the answer is: living your best life.

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Baltimore Farmers' Market returns for 39th season

Opening day is Sunday, April 17

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar reopens for its 39th season Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 7 a.m. to noon.

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Globe Poster Remix Class pays tribute to Dolphin Building through printmaking

Students from the Maryland Institute College of Art’s (MICA) Globe Poster Remix course collaborated with acclaimed street artist POSE to create an outdoor mural on the college’s notable Dolphin Building located at 100 Dolphin Street in Baltimore

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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab population shows improvement

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources released the results of the 2016 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, which show another year of growth in the stock of the Chesapeake Bay crab population and bodes well for a better harvest this year.

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Urban teachers discuss anniversary of Baltimore unrest

One year ago, when Freddie Gray was laid to rest, the city of Baltimore erupted in riots. Protests gripped the city as stores burned, cars were set afire, a Baltimore Orioles game was closed to fans and anger stirred.

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Beyond transparency, we need accountability

Over more than three decades in Congress, I had the chance to question a lot of federal officials. Most of the time I wasn’t after anything dramatic — I just wanted to understand who was responsible for certain decisions. Want to know how often I got a straight answer? Almost never!

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Chicago Home of “The First Lady of the Black Press” is falling apart

The roof is coming apart. The creaky wooden porch is aging with growing cracks. And the navy blue paint that once adorned the steps is peeling away. Nearly 100 years ago, this white, two-story house in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood on the city’s south side became the home of Ethel L. Payne.

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Famed Tuskegee Airman encouraging a new generation

On Thursday, April 21, 2016, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans plans a dedication ceremony for the newly restored P-51 Mustang, the first American built fighter plane to push its nose over Europe after the fall of France.

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Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome under pressure to deliver successful 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft will be an integral part of the Baltimore Ravens future. The team holds the No.6 overall pick and is slated to pick high in each of the seven rounds.

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Over 100 Maryland high school seniors receive scholarships from Comcast

High school graduation is right around the corner for students in Maryland. Over a hundred high school seniors who are preparing to attend accredited colleges received a helping hand from Comcast through their annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.

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Tips to efficiently prepare and file taxes

Tax season can be one of the most, well, taxing times of year, especially for chronic procrastinators who make up about 20 percent of the American public, according to research conducted at DePaul University.

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Governor Hogan invites chefs to submit recipes for “Buy Local” cookout

Governor Larry Hogan invites chefs using local Maryland ingredients to submit original recipes for the Governor’s Buy Local Cookout, which will be held at Government House in Annapolis on July 21.

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Refreshing spring entertaining ideas

When it comes to successful springtime entertaining, think light and refreshing food and drink. Keeping flavors and colors cool will infuse your get-together with energy and zest.

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Kobe Bryant goes out in style with 60 points

Bryant won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers

Fans final vision of Kobe Bryant in a purple and gold uniform was like many before as the Lakers' legend scored a spectacular 60 points in his farewell NBA game.

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Chibok's girls: A glimpse of the stolen

They were stolen from their beds in a school dormitory: hundreds of teenage girls kidnapped by gunmen.

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The 'Dirty Dozen': Group lists produce with the most pesticides

Strawberries topped the list as having the most pesticides this year

Would you like a bit of pesticide with your produce?

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Maryland poll: Clinton, Trump lead

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hold commanding leads in Maryland, a new poll shows with two weeks to go before the state's presidential primary.

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4 Tips to spruce up for less

If you’re looking to make a big change around the house, tidying up can make all the difference.

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