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Celebration of Black Culture

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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Jubilee Arts Unveils Expressive Exhibit

The exhibit is the latest from Jubilee Arts, and is a program of Intersection of Change, which uses visual art, jazz, and the stories of community residents to explore these ideas, themes and issues.
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Bangin' With The Boomers: A Chat With Ms. Shirley Duncan

Hand Dancing, Growing up in Baltimore, and making a difference in our communities. We hope you'll join us for Bangin’ with the Boomers, a party for the Young At Heart, Come for the afternoon event on Thursday April 12, 12 ...
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Special Event Spotlights New Black ‘Essence Magazine’ Owner, Editor

About 300 well-dressed locals showed-up on the 7th Floor Conference Hall of the Newseum in Washington to acknowledge the recent purchase of Essence Magazine by entrepreneur Richelieu Dennis.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination 50th Anniversary

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, 50 years ago on April 4, 1968, setting off a period of mourning, reflection and anger that gripped America.
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Winnie Madikizela–Mandela: 1936-2018

Winnie Madikizela–Mandela: 1936-2018
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Anne Arundel County student wins 2018 Maryland ‘Poetry Out Loud’ State Competition

Cayla Turner, a senior at Indian Creek School in Anne Arundel County is this year’s Maryland State “Poetry Out Loud” Champion. Cayla was among nine finalists selected from more than 7,500 students in 13 counties competing in the statewide POL ...
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Baltimore Native Among Superhero Line-up in Marvel Universe LIVE!

As the blockbuster hit movie Black Panther continues to set box-office records, Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes soars into arenas across the country. Feld Entertainment’s newest production smashes into Royal Farms Arena on Thursday, April 5 and runs through ...
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Obama Hopes to Aid ‘Human Progress’ by Creating ‘A Million Young Barack Obamas’

Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks in an event sponsored by a Japanese nonprofit group, in Tokyo, Sunday, March 25, 2018. Obama said negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons program are difficult, partly because the country's isolation minimizes ...
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WE Day Unites Young Change-makers in Baltimore with Special Guests Martin Luther King III, Rasheda Ali, Lizzy Greene, The Kenyan Boys Choir and more

The world’s largest youth empowerment event, WE Day, is coming to Baltimore for the first-time on April 11, 2018 at the Hippodrome Theatre. WE Day is a live event celebrating social change and bringing together thousands of young people who ...
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Father-Daughter Team Expands Black-Owned Potato Chip Brand Throughout Metro Atlanta’s Wayfield Foods Stores

There are only a handful of existing black-owned potato chip brands in the world, and one of them has found a home throughout the metro Atlanta-based Wayfield Foods store chain on March 17, 2018. Known as Symphony Chips, this black-owned ...
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