On the evening of Sunday, May 10, 2015, Prince kept his promise to bring people together in Baltimore with his Baltimore Rally4Peace Concert. With the statement “We are your servants Baltimore. We are here for you. We are here for the city,” Prince began a barrage of songs starting with “Let’s Go Crazy.”
Sixty-eight students advance; eighty-two receive special awards
More than 600 talented middle and high students, along with their proud parents and teachers, converged on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Saturday, May 2, 2015 to compete in the annual Maryland History Day state contest. Representing 10 counties and Baltimore City, 68 students were selected to advance to the National History Day competition. Additionally, 82 students won special awards at the contest.
Here is some promising news: A recent study suggests that you can reduce your risk for colon cancer— a disease that afflicts African-Americans more than any other racial group in the United States— just by eating tasty vegan foods.
Rosa Parks is internationally famous for her role in the American civil rights movement of the 1960s. Yet few know the other side of Parks’ life.
Baltimore educator T. S. Wallace’s debut fiction novel “The Wayward Wife” is an introspective look into a woman’s mind, whose love life, and subsequently her entire life, is spiraling out of control.
It’s early to be talking Fall TV but this season African-Americans are truly getting the chance to make an impact on what people watch.
Building will house natural science, mathematics and nursing departments
An exciting event took place at Bowie State University (BSU) on Monday, May 11, 2015. A morning groundbreaking ceremony marked the anticipated end of using the Crawford Science Building, which was constructed in the 1960s. University president Mickey L. Burnim delivered remarks celebrating the start of the construction of a state of the art Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing.
On May 6, 2015, Connie Del Signore—president and CEO of the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) and Erin McNaboe — AAACCVB board chairman and president of The Rams Head Group, announced the establishment of a scholarship fund that will make it easier for Anne Arundel County residents to pursue tourism careers.
While most students are looking forward to a summer break that may include barbecues, a trip to the beach or a family vacation, one local high school standout is preparing to go on tour with music superstar Chris Brown.
The Historic Music Festival, hosted by the City of Baltimore, returns to Camden Yards Sports & Entertainment Complex for a celebration of life, music and culture
The City of Baltimore and greiBO Entertainment announced the musical talent lineup for the 2015 African American Festival (AAF), to take place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 21, 2015 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Camden Yards Sports & Entertainment Complex.
Sirilar Stokes, an inmate at the Patuxent Institution in Jessup, first started trying her hand at quilting about three months ago.
The movie we are watching in Baltimore is a re-run and a sequel.
Legendary horseman, longtime assistant team up for success
Photo: Jim McCue Assistant trainer Avon Thorpe has described his two and a half decades of working in several roles for recently elected Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury as a family affair.
Like so many others in Baltimore, Kamal Al-Mateen witnessed the protests, the demonstrations, the discord and ultimately the rioting in the aftermath of the death of local resident Freddie Gray.
The Baltimore Ravens used their second round pick to select Maxx Williams, a tight end from Minnesota.
A few years ago, I left the corporate world and decided to take a different path.
Summer is fast approaching and that means slow jams.
Executive Vice President and General Manager, UFC Asia, Ken Berger said: “We are very happy to be bringing our live event to the Saitama Super Arena once again this year.
For starters, stop mentioning its name at every turn
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Shonda Rhimes will have a fourth show on the network
It's time to play the music; it's time to light the lights ... Tuesday nights at 8 ET, to be exact.