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Blackonomics: Unrepresented by our Representatives

Does it really matter who wins the Presidency?

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Foreclosure crisis lingers in the black community

Affluence is no antidote to foreclosure.

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Jamie Foxx helps rescue man from burning truck

The driver was arrested and accused of driving under the influence of alcohol

Jamie Foxx has played plenty of heroes on the big screen. Monday night he played one in real life.

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Movie Review: Ride Along 2

Too soon. As the opening credits start to roll, you wonder why the producers didn’t’ give moviegoers a real break between “Ride Along” (2014) and “Ride Along 2” (2016). Two years is not enough time to make audiences yearn for more, not enough time to take this franchise to the next level.

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Tyrone 'Muggsy' Bogues: How the NBA's shortest player came out on top

Bogues enjoyed remarkable 14-year career

As he approached the court, the crowd would raise their eyebrows and struggle to suppress their laughter: "This guy can't be serious ..."

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Miss Colombia's advice for Steve Harvey: 'Learn how to read'

Pageant runner-up jokes with Harvey during an appearance on his show

Miss Colombia isn't holding a grudge against Steve Harvey, despite his mortifying flub a month ago mistakenly naming her the winner of the Miss Universe pageant.

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MLK Day turns 30: Why we observe it

Donna Brazile: Had he lived, Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 87 on Friday

This Monday, we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Looking for Martin Luther King's 'Dream'

We've come so far from that fateful day on April 4, 1968, when a bullet ended the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, yet we have so terribly far to go.

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35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast

Honoring community leaders who carry on King’s mission

Seven civic leaders and educators who best emulate the spirit and mission of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will receive awards January 18, 2016 at the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at Anne Arundel Community College.

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Derrick Henry declares for 2016 NFL Draft, could be Ravens target

University of Alabama running back Derrick Henry elected to forego his final season of eligibility and declare for the 2016 NFL Draft. It’s a move that many thought he would make, especially after winning the Heisman trophy and leading Alabama to a National Championship. There’s not much more he can do at the college level.

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New Automotive Technician Training Program launched in West Baltimore

Catholic Charities Employment Center, a new employment training program, will host an open house on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2848 W. Lafayette Avenue in West Baltimore from 10 a.m. until noon.

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Comptroller Franchot announces opening of 2016 Tax Filing Season

Individual Tax Returns Will Begin Processing January 19, Business Returns Will Begin Processing January 9

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that Maryland will begin processing personal income tax returns for Tax Year 2015 on January 19, 2016, the same day the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting returns. Business tax returns will be accepted and processing will begin January 9, 2016.

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12th Annual Southern Maryland Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, Jan. 18

Keynote Address by Major General Linda Singh

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 12th Annual Southern Maryland Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 18, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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Will black America make major strides toward unity in 2016?

This year started with a bang and black America is in a position to build political organizations and alliances across generational and economical demographics.

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Marylanders urged to start year with focus on improving their health

Schedule checkups and screenings in 2016

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is encouraging Marylanders to use the New Year as an opportunity not only to adopt healthier lifestyles but also to maximize health coverage and to partner with primary care physicians by getting needed vaccinations, screenings and checkups.

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16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Grand marshalls are CEO of Rewired for Change, Sonja Sohn and Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts celebrate the life of civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, January 18, 2016 at noon.

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Retired Federal Judge Williams appointed to UMMS Board

A retired judge of the U.S. District Court for Maryland has been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan along with six other veteran community leaders to serve on the University of Maryland Medical System board of directors.

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Gun control alone can't curb violence

America may now have more guns than people. As President Barack Obama announces new executive action on gun control, United States gun manufacturing is a growth industry, almost doubling since the beginning of the Obama Administration (5.6 million in 2009; 10.9 million in 2013).

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Scholarship to honor life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, a scholarship will be awarded to an Anne Arundel County student in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and his legacy of service and social justice. The breakfast, which is reportedly, the largest celebration of King’s birthday in Anne Arundel County will be held on January 18, 2016 at Anne Arundel Community College.

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Baltimore Chapter of Continental Societies, Inc. celebrates 60 years of service

Since 1955, members of the Baltimore Chapter of Continental Societies, Inc. have dedicated their time, talent and resources to help empower children and youth in the Baltimore Metropolitan area.

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