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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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Cancer survivors host 2nd annual 5K Warrior Walk

During a November 2014 interview, Marlene King, told The Baltimore Times, “I thank God every day for waking me up. It’s something you think about and are really grateful for when you don’t have that much longer to live. I ...
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Xpressions Mentoring and Consulting targets young females

Stacey R. Stanley raised her daughters as a single mother with the support of family and excellent role models as being key ingredients to her academic and entrepreneurial success.
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Ben Jealous’ parents renew vows on Supreme Court anniversary

For Fred and Ann Jealous, there is a strong belief that love has the ability to move mountains. And, in their case, love also has helped them overcome terrible odds and obstacles, none the least was the unpopular for its ...
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New survey reveals surprising ways to celebrate African-American patriarchs

AfricanAncestry.com helps families honor black men this Father’s Days
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Baltimore & Me: A time to pray

When I walked into a community meeting in Harlem Park one night for a story I was working on, I stumbled across a story about the Baltimore City Police Department that didn’t make national news.
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‘Sons’ at the Reginald Lewis can be a tool for easing race relations in Maryland

The Reginald Lewis exhibit, "Sons," focuses on the often, false negative perceptions of African American males and their true stories of success
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Celebration planned for 90th anniversary of historic Coleridge-Taylor School

Dr. Jannette L. Dates, Dean Emerita of the Howard University School of Communications and Coppin State University graduate, recalled the “good old days” when she attended the Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary, School #122, in Baltimore in the 1940s.
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First African American JLB President Ends Historic Term on High Note

Cylia E. Lowe-Smith, Esq. recently finished her 2015-2016 term as president of the Junior League of Baltimore, making her the first African American woman in the 104 year history of the Junior League of Baltimore (JLB) to serve in that ...
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Directors of New Rodney King Film Talk 1992 Riots

Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin were both in grade school when the Los Angeles riots of 1992 erupted in the aftermath of a verdict that acquitted police officers in the shocking videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King.
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