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Kunta Kinteh Foundation opens in Annapolis

Lamin Jatta was never allowed to watch the 1977 mini-series, “Roots.”

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Rambling Rose: Summer is jumping!

The summer is jumping with festivals and such!

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Indie Soul Student of the Week: Keon “Lil Key” Myers

This week’s Indie Soul Student of the Week is challenging stereotypes of his generation. Keon “Lil Key” Myers is trying to change the game for the good.

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Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Ebony Kenney

This week’s Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week Ebony Kenney is holding it down with her graphics and design business Ripe Fruit Creative. She recently opened GreenLeaf Teahouse cafe located at 1905 St. Paul Street in Station North.

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CBC leads effort in Voting Rights Amendment

Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman and Ohio Representative Marcia Fudge led a contingent of caucus members and several minority groups in a public plea to Republicans on June 18, 2014, to take up legislation that would restore the voting rights protections shot down last year by the nation’s highest court.

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Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Review of more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers finds no evidence linking vaccines, autism

Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.

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Hobby Lobby ruling won't actually impact small biz

For the vast majority of small business owners, the hotly debated Hobby Lobby ruling will have no direct impact.

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Michelle Howard becomes Navy's first female four-star admiral

The U.S. Navy has promoted Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to admiral, making her the first female four-star officer in the Navy's 236-year-history, the White House said Tuesday.

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Beyonce: Forbes' most powerful celebrity

Her husband Jay Z placed sixth on Forbes list

Beyonce isn't just one of the world's most influential people. She's also the world's most powerful celebrity, according to Forbes magazine.

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The right fate for immigrant kids

It's time to get beyond the question of who's to blame for the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border, where tens of thousands of children -- three-fourths of them from Honduras, Guatemala, or El Salvador -- are streaming into the United States and overwhelming our border enforcement apparatus.

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BET Awards: Hits and a Lionel Richie miss

Hello BET. Was it Lionel Richie you were looking for?

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Climate change can change one’s well-being

For most of the nearly 30 years since Dr. Nicole Brodie’s asthma diagnosis, the athlete and Army veteran has been able to maintain an uninterrupted life, continuing to teach elementary school, coach a children’s team, and remain active. She was partly able to do this by moving her family from New York State to Atlanta for the warmer climate.

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US vs. Belgium preview: There's no room for error now

OK, so the U.S. lost to Germany, but still squeezed through to the next round. No shame in that. But nothing to be too proud of either

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Manny Machado launches Machado’s Salsa

Manny Machado, of the Baltimore Orioles, was on hand on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Giant store located at 3757 Old Court Road in Pikesville to officially introduce his very own line of salsa, “Machado’s Salsa.”

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Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

Anne Arundel Community College has named Jacqueline S. Jackson, Ph.D., of Silver Spring as its new Dean of Student Services.

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Annapolis 4th of July Celebration

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites the public to the Annapolis July 4th parade and firework display on Friday, July 4th. The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Amos Garret Boulevard and proceed down West Street, around Church Circle, and down Main Street.

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CSM Medical Lab Tech Program earns national accreditation

A good day for Sunny Schemery is one that includes looking at bacteria under a microscope. “My friends ask, ‘Why do you want to look at blood and body fluids?’ and I say, ‘because it’s fun.”

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AACO provides free HIV Testing at local barbershops on June 27

National HIV Testing Day June 27

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will offer free testing for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, on National HIV Testing Day, Friday, June 27, 2014.

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Organization works to nurture love for outdoors in youth

There may be very little open space in Baltimore, but that hasn’t stopped inner-city youth from experiencing a summer filled with nature by working in back and front country settings as well as in urban areas.

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Indie Soul: Comedian Michael Coylar and author Rodney Sampson

If you missed Baltimore’s African-American Festival, then you missed a wonderful event. Of course the entertainment is what everyone keeps talking about but there were some educational events taking place as well.

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