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NFL keeps fumbling

I am sick and tired of all the hypocrisy swirling around pro athletes and the National Football League (NFL) in particular.

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Howard County Cybersecurity Academy students mentored by experts

Last week 20 students from Howard County Public School System’s Cybersecurity Networking Academy got a special treat when Firoozeh Azarbaidjani-Do, co-founder and CEO of Phoenix TS, the internationally acclaimed and award-winning computer training solution provider, welcomed them to a cybersecurity mentoring program.

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Torrey Smith dedicates reading room at local high school

“You can’t control where you come from or your family situation, but you can control your future by making smart decisions and furthering your education.”

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RAMBLING ROSE: Live entertainment is hot in Baltimore!

Hello, my dear friends, how are you? It looks like fall is trying to make an appearance. The nights are getting a little chilly.

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Nena Welborn

This week’s entrepreneur of the week is Nena M. Welborn. Her passion for fashion and design has led her to the position of store manager for one of the biggest retail businesses in the country, Jos. A Bank.

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ABC's 'Black-ish' gets a strong start

ABC's newest family, the affluent Johnsons on "Black-ish," has been very well-received.

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Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams debut on 'The Voice'

Welcome to "The Voice's" swiveling chairs, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams.

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Nick Markakis named Orioles nominee for 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

Fans can vote at ChevyBaseball.com

Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, announced that Nick Markakis was named the Orioles 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet.

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‘Fight Hunger. Spark Change.’ campaign calls public to take action in fight against hunger

The Walmart Foundation has launches “Fight Hunger. Spark Change. ” a nationwide campaign calling on the public to get involved in the fight against hunger.

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Report offers financial hope for minorities

Finally, there is some encouraging financial news for African Americans and Latinos.

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Indie Soul: Black fall TV programming

Over the last few weeks we have taken a look at the new fall TV programming concentrating on shows that feature African American shows or shows that feature blacks in prominent roles.

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Ravens’ Chris Canty honored for community work

On September 10, 2014, Hennessy V.S. hosted a benefit reception in Baltimore for the Chris Canty Foundation.

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Five things: Ravens owner disputes scathing ESPN report

It was obvious that Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti didn't like his organization's integrity being questioned.

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Returning Peace Corps volunteers assist at Lakeland School

If Greg Couturier were channeling John F. Kennedy in speaking about the value of the Peace Corps, he probably didn’t realize it because his love of the organization, what it represents and what it has been able to accomplish, naturally comes to the fore in any conversation with him.

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Shonda Rhimes strikes back against 'angry black woman' label

Shonda Rhimes called "angry black woman" in New York Times piece

Call Shonda Rhimes an "angry black woman" if you want, but be prepared for the response.

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NFL threw Ray Rice under the bus

By now most people have heard how Ray Rice has been thrown under the bus by the National Football League (NFL) and his former team, the Baltimore Ravens.

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Library of Congress announces Interactive Student Discovery Series for tablets

As the new school year begins, the Library of Congress invites students everywhere to touch, draw on and explore some of its most valuable treasures— all via a new set of free interactive ebooks for tablets.

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UMD researchers aim to reduce side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men.

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Tackle a winning taste with Korean pork skewers

It's not just a Spanish, tapas-style thing anymore. At all different types of bars and restaurants across the United States, you'll find menus that continue to explore ways to feature favorite foods - like pork - in more bite-sized, snack-able ways.

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Indie Soul Spotlight: 'Rise Up Black Man' and 'Man Up! Nobody is Coming to Save Us'

Over the last few weeks Black America has been called to the mat on multiple social issues including child discipline, domestic abuse and let’s not forget about Ferguson.

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