Celebration of Black Culture

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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Award-Winning Photographer Donates Arabber Series to RFL

Over 100 rare images about the Baltimore Arabber culture in their authentic home are now part of the Lewis Museum’s permanent collection, thanks to a donation from award winning photographer Roland Freeman.

Discovering the Best of Black America in 2018

President and CEO of the NNPA, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. says that the Black Press welcomes the news and inspirations from the writings, videos and social media postings of the young aspiring journalists, who will be participating in the ...
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Local Entrepreneur Expands Her Brand

Baltimore resident Gia Winfield has taken entrepreneurship by the horns— or, in her case, by the nails— and she is thriving.
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Oakland Museum of California Hip Hop Exhibit Recognizes Art Form as Cultural Juggernaut

“Hip hop has arrived. Mainstream institutions are talking about it. There's a hip hop section in the new African-American Museum in D.C.; Harvard and Cornell have hip hop archives and collections. The Kennedy Center has a hip hop program. The ...
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William Henry Dorsey: The 85-Year-Old Horse Whisperer

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older American's Month. The 2018 theme, “Engage at Every Age”, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part ...
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Northeastern Ohio Youth Group Tours Baltimore Area

As a high school junior in Akron, Ohio, Malcolm Deluvon Burton founded the My Brother/My Sister organization during Black History Month in 2008. Recently, members of the group traveled to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. to visit Burton’s alma mater, Morgan ...
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