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Tony Awards marks historic year for diversity on Broadway

Two Black productions, “Hamilton” with 16 nominations and “Shuffle Along” with 10 nominations, lead the pack for the prestigious Tony awards for 2016. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” has not only been the hottest ticket on Broadway it has topped the most nominations for any production, breaking all records in Broadway history.

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Going to church could help you live longer, study says

Doctors are increasingly aware of the importance of religion for the well-being of their patients

Many Americans say they attend church because it helps them stay grounded and gives them spiritual guidance. A new study suggests that regular attendance may also help increase their lifespan.

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The crisis of ineffective and occasionally murderous policing

On Wednesday a federal grand jury indicted former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager on charges of violating the civil rights of Walter Scott. Scott was a 50-year-old black man who had been pulled over in North Charleston by Slager for a broken tail light last April.

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'The Wire' star Wendell Pierce arrested in Atlanta

Actor Wendell Pierce was arrested in Atlanta over the weekend, police said.

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How to negotiate (and get) a salary increase

Salaries in the workplace have long been a hot-button issue for women.

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Baltimore one year later, still needs rebuilding

One year after the civil unrest that rocked the city of Baltimore to its foundations, there is one question that remains unanswered: What steps are being taken to address the root economic problems that were, and continue to be, the kindling that fuels the types of infernos that overtook the city last year?

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Fourth Annual African American Children’s Book Fair

Dive into the world of kids’ literature focused on African Americans and people of other ethnicities on Saturday, May 14 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in downtown Baltimore.

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Audition for “My Big Phat Ghetto Fabule$$ Wedding”

Auditions to be held June 4, 2016

Have you ever dreamed of being in a ghetto wedding?

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Comcast’s Keesha Boyd helps provide new African American TV experience

Keesha Boyd posted a photo of herself posing in front of her family’s television on her company’s website. She was just three-years-old when the photo was taken.

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New Coppin State president targets enrollment

Maria Thompson acknowledges a poorly kept secret: Coppin State University has had its share of enrollment problems.

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AACC hosts conference on crime, violence and mental illness

Every day, the news carries another story about violence entering ordinary people’s lives.

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Glen Burnie expert hosts credit repair workshops

Shauna Larmore, owner of SKN Credit Services, is a Glen Burnie resident who is on a mission to remind others about the benefits of having good credit.

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Women remember moms at Mother's Day hospice gathering

Around 20 women spent an evening sharing memories of the mothers and grandmothers they have lost at the annual Remembering Mothers Tea hosted on May 5 by Chesapeake Life Center, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake.

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VA program helps stroke sufferers recover

Recovering from a major stroke is no easy task. However, connecting with a rehabilitation facility can make that fight a lot less daunting.

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Those who know Congress best are shaking their heads

I had the good fortune last week to spend some time in Washington, D.C. with about a dozen former members of Congress.

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Pi Omega Chapter Recognized at 68th Second District Conference

At the 68th Second District Conference, held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland from April 28 – May 1, 2016, Pi Omega Chapter, Graduate Chapter of Baltimore, received a chapter award and several members received individual recognition.

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Poly grad’s biotech company is making a global impact

Dr. Kimberly Brown of Amethyst Technologies

In elementary school, Dr. Kimberly Brown enjoyed solving puzzles and became interested in science after going to a chemistry camp at Walbrook High School. Reflecting back on her high school years, Dr. Brown recalled her love for math and science.

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BGE offering free trees for spring landscaping

This Arbor Day, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is helping customers with their landscaping by providing free trees to customers through the Energy Saving Trees Program.

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Annapolis Flea Market Returns

Starting Saturday mornings on May 14, 2016, set your alarm clocks to get to the Annapolis Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday morning, now through the fall.

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How to make your dream home a reality

Spring is peak home-buying season, but for some, a low credit score may make it difficult for their dream home to become a reality.

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