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Cocktails & Creatives: Sip, Shop and Enjoy Live Music at Impact Hub Baltimore.

Two Maryland-based organizations, Speakable Joi, which helps solopreneurs balance life and hustle through community and courses; and Women Creatives Chat, a community and resource for women of diverse artistic disciplines have partnered to present Cocktails & Creatives: A Sip & ...
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Black People Must Vote Or Reap The Consequences!

“Those who seek to disenfranchise black people from the voting process know exactly how important voting is. Those who seek to disenfranchise black people relative to the voting process know the profound impact that it has at every level of ...
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AACC Employee Recognized for Leadership and Service

Cassandra Moore, Assistant Director of Admissions and Enrollment Development at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) was recognized with the 2018 Thomas A. Bliger award recently.
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Live the Life You Love!

“Love the Life You Live, Live the Life You Love” is a quote by Bob Marley that means more to me today than it ever has.
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From Brokenness to Wholeness

“I found purpose through my pain and haven’t looked back,” said Dr. Duru. “I love helping others, and TheWISEorg allows me to do that. We teach women to develop new habits to get them out of their brokenness. We help ...
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Organization Hosts Day of Pampering for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers

Mikey’s Miracle Foundation, which is dedicated to “providing everyday miracles to families with cancer,” hosted “A Beautiful Cause,” a day of pampering at Salon Avenue in Owings Mills, Maryland, for women currently undergoing cancer treatment, caregivers and cancer survivors on ...
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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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Picture Perfect Photography Book Captures Various Civil Rights Efforts Across America’s History

The Good Fight is a meticulously curated 250 plus pages charting many of the men and women whose struggle for (and in some cases against) justice were caught on camera. Most of the pictures were taken by people trained to ...
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Karen Gibbs’ Financial Perspective and Advice for Women of Color

Karen Gibbs, who runs “The Gibbs Perspective” blog, received honor with a “Community Champion” award at the recent 5th annual Maryland Financial Education & Capability Awards – a statewide program that recognizes the importance to children and adults of understanding ...
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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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Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey

"Although golden anniversaries are often considered milestone moments accompanied by festive celebrations, two such observances in April 2018 are bittersweet memories for much of Black America. One took the life of an unparalleled preacher, orator, author, activist and Nobel Peace ...
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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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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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Johns Hopkins Study to Examine Role of Fruit, Vegetables in Protecting Kidneys

Johns Hopkins University is collaborating with the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will try to determine if eating meals high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans and lean meats can protect the kidneys and reduce damage.
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Former Ravens Cheerleader Creates Hats for Preakness, Special Occasion

Ashley Clark is a former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader who once dreamed of ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange and making hats with the word “Soigné” inscribed.
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