Moving Forward

Baltimore’s Allison Brown Is More Than just An Entrepreneur

Baltimore native Allison Elizabeth Brown has amassed more than twenty years experience in youth based, non-profit work. She has also worked professionally in the entertainment industry.

B-360’s Brittany Young Is Making Her Mark

Brittany Young, founder of B-360 Baltimore, an organization that utilizes dirt bike culture to end the cycle of poverty, disrupt the prison pipeline, and build bridges in communities. B-360 is changing the perception of engineers and dirt bike riders in ...
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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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The Angel Brown Affect

The infectious laugh, captivating smile, and endearing compassionate spirit of Angel Brown make the 5’2 real estate mogul a surprise to all who meet her and hear her story.
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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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Legacy Of Maya Angelou Carries On With African American Expressions And Caged Bird Legacy LLC Partnership

Dr. Maya Angelou had a spirit full of love and hope. The power of her words and the stories she told were precious gifts given to us all. Now with the help of Caged Bird Legacy LLC, African American Expressions ...

Baltimore Activist Connects Present With Civil Rights Movement In New Book

Kevin Shird is a three-time published author, writer and social activist and he has many talking about his latest book, “The Colored Waiting Room: Empowering the Original and the New Civil Rights Movements; Conversations Between an MLK Jr. Confidant and ...
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Access to Capital Event Draws Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs

The Baltimore Times, Times Community Services, Inc. and Lendistry were hosts to “Access to Capital 2.0 Small Business Workshop,” an event that drew various community business leaders and entrepreneurs to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum on Saturday, June 16, 2018.
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Local Inspirational Music Artist Releases New EP ‘Created to Worship’

Inspirational gospel music artist Naomi B. has made a name for herself in many circles over the years for her versatile vocals and growing ministry. Her fans have tried to remain patient in anticipation of her first project, and now ...
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Honoring Siblings in the Class of 2018

The Gibson sisters are 2018 graduates. Maiya, a graduate of Saint Augestine University; Aliyah, a graduate of Salisbury State University and Jailyn, a graduate of Pikesville High School will attend Bowie State University in the fall.
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NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 ‘Discover the Unexpected’ Journalism Fellowship in Detroit

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of ...
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Baltimore City Native Serving On “City At Sea” Aboard Navy’s Largest Amphibious Warfare Ship

Baltimore City, native and 2012 Baltimore Talent Development High School graduate, Amber McMillian is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island.
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St. Francis Center Capital Campaign In Reservoir Hill Gets A Boost

Something good is happening in Reservoir Hill, something that residents and those who run the more than half-century old St. Francis Neighborhood Center call “The Miracle on Linden Avenue.”
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NAACP Now Accepting Applications For 2019 NextGen Leadership Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is now accepting applications for the NAACP Next Generation program (NEXTGEN), the nation’s premier young adult leadership training program.
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