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Win tickets for the movie screening: TRAINWRECK

Win tickets to see the movie TRAINWRECK

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Baltimore Caribbean Carnival 2015

Capture the sounds, sights, and tastes of the Caribbean at the 34th annual Baltimore Caribbean Carnival parade and festival on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, 2015.

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NFL veteran partners with Boys & Girls Club for community service projects

It is not every day that local youth have an opportunity to meet a Super Bowl winner, spend time discussing topics like leadership and education, and even play dodgeball after completing a community service project. Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BGCAA) were afforded opportunities of mentorship, hands-on community service and fun, through a partnership with Usama Young and BGCAA.

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Indie Soul Book and Interview: ‘This Ain’t What You Want’ by Jabar

When the Baltimore riots happened, I was immediately contacted by author Jabar who told me his book, “This Ain’t What You Want,” would be a great read for adults, but especially our youth of today.

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Free, reduced cost sexual health services in Baltimore

The National Coalition for Sexual Health, which consists of more than 50 of the nation’s top health and medical organizations, has issued a call-to-action in an effort to encourage African-Americans to take advantage of what they call historic levels of insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act and to access recommended preventive sexual services.

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They’re off and running

The presidential election is 16 months away, but already we’re smack in the middle of the usual media scrum of campaign coverage, prognostication, and strategizing by many of us who have nothing much to do with the real campaigns.

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Maryland student remembered through growing scholarship and 5K

Maurice C. Harris, 18, was awarded a scholarship to help with expenses while attending his first year at Prince George’s Community College, in memory of 17-year-old Tekau Rasayon.

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Indie Soul Music Review: Saun & Starr 'Look Closer'

Radio is definitely missing out on some great music this summer. Next up for Indie Soul is a review of the debut album debut from some real soul sistas; Saun & Starr.

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Black Music Month celebration

Event producer and media personalit Kevin Lei is the creator and executive producer of The Platform: A Black Music Month Event. In 2012, Kevin Lei produced his first show in Baltimore for Black Music Month honoring “The Godmother of R&B” Lil Mo’. Each year, Lei has continued to bring awareness and attention to Black Music Month by acknowledging the accomplishments of artists and performers alike.

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Local residents join petition for Bree Newsome

The online petitions are as direct as Bree Newsome proved to be strong.

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NRPA, Walmart Foundation provide free summer meals, recreation

Healthy lunches are tough to come by for children once school ends and the summer months begin.

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Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore embraces bigger role in 2015

The 2015 NFL season will bring about an increased role for second-year tight end Crockett Gillmore. He was selected in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft and came on later in the season as a contributor.

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'Speak Life Tour' showcases youth talent at Music Arts Festival

he ink on the degree Catherine Trotter received from Morgan State University likely wasn’t dry when the then ambitious and motivated 22-year-old started the nonprofit New Beginnings Youth Development & Coaching Program.

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Family, friends and colleagues remember Washington Informer editor

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 6 for Denise W. Barnes, a veteran journalist who served as managing editor of the Washington Informer for six years until she was hospitalized in December.

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FedEx Joins Black Enterprise As Host Sponsor Of The Annual Golf And Tennis Challenge

The 22nd Annual Sporting/Networking/Social Event will take place at the PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Crowned the undisputed "Queen of SOCA" by fans worldwide Alison Hinds and the Human Beatbox Doug E. Fresh, are the confirmed musical guests for the 2015 Golf and Tennis Challenge

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Baysox Recognize Women in Sports

The Bowie Baysox announce today Women in Sports Night with postgame fireworks

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McRoy named to NABC Assistant Coaches’ Committee

Coppin State Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach Elwyn McRoy has been appointed to serve on the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) Assistant Coaches Committee

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Candace Hill: The fastest girl of all time

You could be forgiven for thinking Candace Hill was a seasoned professional athlete.

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South Carolina votes to remove Confederate flag from state house grounds

The Confederate battle flag, a polarizing fixture in South Carolina's state house grounds for half a century, will flap in the wind no longer.

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is out

Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis named interim commissioner

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has been replaced as the city's top cop amid anger over his handling of protests and a startling rise in crime.

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