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Traveling Exhibit "TrapxArt" Brings Black Culture to DC

I joined trapxart and one of their featured artists, Lexi Russell (thelexishow.com), for an evening of custom creations and black culture, at Kabin Lounge in Northwestern D.C.

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Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

One hundred teens from across the nation participated in Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine -- a four-day, immersive and transformational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida which concluded this weekend.

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Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Application Round for State Revitalization Programs

Anticipated Funding Available from Community Legacy, the Strategic Demolition Fund-Statewide and the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is announcing the FY19 application round for three State Revitalization Programs - Community Legacy, Strategic Demolition Fund - Statewide (all non-Baltimore City) and the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative.

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St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore Celebrates $1 Million Expansion of its Front Door Rapid Re-Housing Program for Baltimore’s Homeless Families

Please join Mayor Catherine Pugh, local officials, funders, agency partners and guests as we celebrate the $1 million expansion of St. Vincent de Paul’s Front Door Rapid Rehousing Program.

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Family Continues Man's Quest to Feed the Homeless After His Tragic Death

Before he was fatally struck by a car while walking his dog, Mike Roche was committed to serving the homeless in Chicago. Now, his son and grandson are continuing his work.

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Baltimore’s Beautiful OrchKids Garden

BSO After-School Music Program is Growing Musicians

In collaboration with Baltimore City Public Schools and several community partners, OrchKids provides music education, instruments, academic instruction, meals, as well as performance and mentorship opportunities at no cost to students and families. OrchKids is the cornerstone of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s community engagement efforts in Baltimore City.

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Anyone Can Save A Life

"A new program in our community can help prevent deaths on our streets. Stop the Bleed (STB) is based on the same premise as CPR training, empowering anyone near an injured person to act as an immediate responder and save a life because they will know what to do."

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Portion of Wyman Park Dell Dedicated to Harriet Tubman

A section of Wyman Park Dell in Baltimore, which was once named after two Confederate generals, will now be known as Harriet Tubman Grove. The ceremony marked the 105th year since the death of the famed abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor.

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Leah’s Book Club Holds Irene B. Reid Memorial Tea

White House Correspondent April Ryan Featured Author for Women’s History Month Event

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Clarence S. Campbell, Jr. joins PNC Greater Maryland Retail Leadership Team

Clarence S. Campbell, Jr. recently joined PNC Bank as Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for the Greater Chesapeake region. Campbell is responsible for leading retail banking operations, client experience, and business development for the Greater Chesapeake region.

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Ashley Minner Sheds Light on Baltimore’s Lumbee Community

Ashley Minner, a community-based visual artist, counts among the 55,000 members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina that established a separate school system to benefit its members.

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Children Visit Dental Museum and Glimpse Future Careers

"A partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene makes possible the Title I program for public school field trips. The intent is to allow children to enjoy themselves while learning about oral health and being introduced to what could be a future career: dentist, dental hygienist."

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Film About Ted Turner’s America’s Cup Victory Featured at Annapolis Film Festival

The Annapolis Film Festival will screen “Courageous - Defending the 1977 America’s Cup” on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 11:45 a.m. in Maryland Hall located at 801 Chase Street in Annapolis. The documentary is about Ted Turner’s career and personal travails culminating in his underdog win of sailing’s most important race— the America’s Cup.

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Early Head Start Toddlers Visit Maryland Delegates on Annapolis Day

Ten toddlers, from the Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency’s Early Head Start (EHS) program, joined their parents and program staff at Maryland Family Network’s Annapolis Day on February 27, 2018 at the Miller Senate Building, within the state capital complex.

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MedChi Teams up With DrFirst and CRISP to Tackle Opioid Crisis in Maryland

Collaboration gives Maryland physicians the first mobile app with PDMP query compliance built into the e-prescribing workflow.

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New Maryland Business Express Website Makes it Easier to Plan, Start, Manage, Grow a Business in Maryland

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) unveiled Maryland Business Express, a new website that will make it easier for Maryland’s small business owners and entrepreneurs to plan, start, manage, and grow their business.

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Civility on Social Media is Dead

"I have found myself increasingly wondering whether social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook, constitutes a vehicle for civil dialogue. The number of attacks that I have either witnessed or experienced has been astounding. It has gotten to the point that I rarely respond to comments on either Twitter or Facebook, unless I have concluded that the original writer/author was interested in a response."

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Letters to the Editor

The biggest faker of all is none other than President Donald Trump. He is posing as a "Conservative," but he is actually a fake, Conservative.

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Big Healthcare

A Storm is on the Horizon. You Should be Afraid.

"As a consumer of healthcare, I am a forced participant in one of the largest scams on the planet. That scam is the American healthcare system. Basically, the scam goes like this: I pay more and more for shrinking services, big healthcare organizations reluctantly provide services while pretending to care about my health, and corporate shareholders and executives become fabulously wealthy. I love America!"

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The Happiness Habit: How to Train Yourself to be Happy!

"There isn’t a single human being alive who doesn’t want to be happy. Humans are constantly chasing this emotional state, and if true, then why do so many of us have a hard time attaining it? The truth is, the brain was not designed to make us feel happy all the time it was designed for survival. Scientists have been studying if it’s possible to significantly change the human brain’s way of thinking."

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