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Moving Forward

To truly remember Dr. King, political action and infinite hope must outweigh anti-democratic forces

Often lost in our celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. is his unwavering testimony of hope and his political action in the face of despair and nihilism.
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MLK Day Parade in Annapolis celebrates peace, recognizes community service

A sudden snow shower did not stop these energetic youth performers from jumping joyfully to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. along with a host of community groups, sororities, fraternities, politicians, other youth groups, Annapolis ...
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‘Anne Arundel County: Are We Closer to the Dream? A Dialogue on Race’

The Peer Learning Partnership at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is sponsoring a Saturday symposium
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Baltimore native partners with City of Gary, Hill Harper to kick off BrownGirl Village Tour

Gary, Indiana was the site for the 2017 inaugural BrownGirl Village tour. Over 200 girls participated in this highly-anticipated summit hosted by Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the City of Gary.
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All African American 231st Transportation Truck Battalion Celebrates 67th Anniversary

The Veterans of the 231st Transportation Truck Battalion will celebrate their 67th Anniversary of being ordered to active duty by the Maryland National Guard on August 18, 1950 to support the Korean War, by attending church service at the Open ...
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Upward Bound: Preparing high school students for college

After six-weeks of intensive sessions and college level coursework, 49 Baltimore County high school students graduated from the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Upward Bound program on July 26, 2017 in hopes of matriculating into college.
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Howard University student uses journalism to give back

Born on a warm July day during the summer of 1997, Noni Marshall entered the world destined to create, lead, and inspire. Marshall grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. It was there that she stepped into her greatness and accepted her ...
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New York Life’s African American Market Agents Welcomed to D.C.

$50.5 billion of life insurance face amount is now in-force by the African American Market Agents, driven by their focused $50 Billion Empowerment Plan efforts over the last six and a half years; this achievement is made in the 60th ...
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St. Petersburg empowering young women with girls conference

Stepping in to make lives better for young girls in St. Petersburg. Officials say they are trying to focus on their needs to they turn into successful adults.
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Day of Unity addresses HIV disparities during 108th NAACP Convention

In 2014, the number of Baltimore residents living with diagnosed HIV stood at 17,505, according to statistics provided by the Department of Health.
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NAACP Annual Convention Convenes in Baltimore

As the new administration in the White House continues to cause many to be uneasy, there remains an obvious need for America’s oldest and largest national civil rights organization to move forward.
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Baltimore Times hosts ‘ACCESS TO CAPITAL’ Forum

Harbor Bank, MECU, Wells Fargo and Meridian Management Group were among the local bankers and financial institutions to join a Baltimore Times-sponsored event that instructed dozens of individuals on how to get on the path to success for raising capital ...
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Epsilon Omega’s 5th Fabulous AKA Day at the Races

On Sunday, May 28, 2017, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Omega chapter and the Epsilon Omega Foundation hosted the 5th Annual AKA Day at the Races at Pimlico Race Course. The event boasted over 300 guests and included a ...
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St. Louis teens leave messages of hope on vandalized memorial

A group of St. Louis students took lessons learned in their social justice program and put them into action when they encountered vandalism hundreds of miles away.
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