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Actor Omar Epps Discusses Black Fatherhood At Summit In West Baltimore

Award-winning actor Omar Epps was the speaker at the annual Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI) summit on October 20, 2018 in West Baltimore.
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BGE CEO Calvin G. Butler Jr. Honored With Governor’s Champion Of Service Award

BGE Chief Executive Officer Calvin G. Butler Jr. was awarded the 2018 Governor’s Champion of Service Award from the Governor’s Office of Service and Volunteerism at the 35th Annual Governor’s Service Awards in Annapolis. Butler was recognized for his commitment ...
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Community Organizations Launch ‘One Book Baltimore’ Initiative Citywide

More than 10 local organizations have come together to collaborate on “One Book Baltimore,” a new citywide initiative designed to provide opportunities for students, families and community members to connect through literature by reading the same book.
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Morgan’s Magnificient Marching Machine To Perform In 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Morgan State University’s Magnificent Marching Machine has been selected to perform in the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® representing the state of Maryland. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band.
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Baltimore Bakery Opens To Much Fanfare

In the run-up to the grand opening of her new “Baked in Baltimore” shop, lawyer and entrepreneur April Richardson wondered what would happen when she and partner Derek Lowery opened their doors at a location that was previously owned and ...
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Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Returns To City Dock In Annapolis

The 29th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns to the Annapolis City Dock on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Over 90 vendors from food to arts and crafts to education and other community categories will ...
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Broadway And Singing Sensation Cynthia Erivo Headlines BSO Gala

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will present a dazzling program of Broadway hits and orchestral favorites for its 2018 Gala Concert.
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KIPP Baltimore Graduate Awarded $10,000 Scholarship

Latron Fleet, a graduate of KIPP Baltimore has been awarded a $10,000-per-year scholarship to help pay for his education at Morehouse College.
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NNPA, New Journal and Guide Host National Black Parents’ Town Hall in Norfolk

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) recently hosted its second National Black Parents’ Town Hall Meeting on Educational Excellence at the Gethsemane Community Fellowship Church in Norfolk, Va.
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UA Basketball's New Original Series Home Court: Baltimore

Under Armour Basketball's new inaugural series, Home Court: Baltimore is now live on YouTube!
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Local Barber Gives Back With Free Haircuts

Local barber Paul Vincent sees taking a razor to one’s hair as an opportunity to change a life by offering haircuts that cost as much as $50 to those who otherwise may not have been able to afford one.
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Teen Author Shares ‘Real Talk’ In Her Debut Book

Book creates a conversation for young women to discuss bullying, self-love, romance and more.
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Artist Robert Lugo Discusses Walters Museum Collection, History

The Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore commissioned Philadelphia-based ceramicist Robert Lugo to create works of art and to participate in programming for the reopening of the historic Mount Vernon building located 1 West Mount Vernon Place. Roberto Lugo’s handmade ...
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Walters Art Museum 19th Century Mansion Ready for Visitors

Visitors will now have a unique opportunity to explore the Walters Art Museum’s stunning 19th century mansion at 1 West Mount Vernon Place, which opens with a free community celebration on Saturday, June 16.
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Local Historian to Talk About All African American Unit Part of Maryland National Guard

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, the Friends of Historical Cherry Hill AUMP, Inc., a non-profit 501©3 organization will have it’s President and Local Historian/Author Louis S. Diggs make a presentation on the history of an all-African American unit, which has ...
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