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Smithsonian Channel Airs Special Presentation Of ‘The Green Book’

On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Smithsonian Channel is scheduled to air a special presentation of “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” a first-hand account of historians, business owners and others who experienced the phenomenon of “traveling while black” in ...
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Baltimore Entrepreneur Nakeia L. Drummond: The Woman At The WELL

Last fall, Drummond launched The WELL (The Women Entrepreneur Leadership Lab), a network that will foster collaboration, community and confidence for black woman-owned businesses.
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Negro Leagues Centennial Team Gets Own Bobbleheads

Before Jackie Robinson broke the color lines in Major League Baseball, African Americans honed their immense talents in the Negro Leagues. Keeping the legacy of the Negro Leagues and its players alive is vital, according to Phil Sklar, the co-founder ...
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Maya Jai Pinson Is A Teen Voice For The Ages

Maya Jai Pinson has some seriously sound advice for young people: “Be committed in what you’re doing, follow your dreams and never give up. Be consistent in everything, be passionate, be open-minded, open-armed and just have fun.”
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They Bent Steel!

The East Baltimore Historical Library hosted Baltimore's first annual Steel Workers' Legacy Luncheon, recently at the new Marriott Residence Inn-Hopkins Campus.
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Local History Book Signing Party At Aris T. Allen’s House In Annnapolis

The book “The Amazing Story of Arundel-on-the-Bay:1600s to Today” is just off the presses and is available for the holidays at a discounted price ($35) at an author’s book signing party at the home of Aris T. Allen Jr. at ...
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Author’s New Book Tells Tale Of Young Girl Who Lives Life Grounded In Her Jamaican Roots

Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica is an island rich in history, culture and family, and the buoyancy of the music that plays in various locations and homes throughout that island nation brings life and stirs the soul, according to ...
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Black Tie Affair Raises Nearly $10,000

On Saturday, November 24, 2018, WISEorg, Inc., (Women’s Inspirational Self-Empowerment), held its first ever Golden Gala at The Park in Washington, D.C. where an estimated 300 people danced, ate and mingled— all in the name of supporting women struggling with ...
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NAACP’s Tiffany Dena Loftin Honored At Black Girls Vote Ball

National Director of the NAACP Youth and College Division, Tiffany Dena Loftin was awarded the Rising Star Award on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the 2nd Annual Black Girls Vote Ball.
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Former Baltimore Times Writer Reflects On What Maya Angelou Taught Her

Former Baltimore Times journalist, Kimbely Brown has written a new book about her own journey. Her book, “Reflections – What Ms. Angelou Taught Me,” is an ode to the late poet Maya Angelou.
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Criminal Justice Reform Long Overdue For Black America

The time is now for action, not more partisan debate. No more postponements. No more excuses. The U.S. Congress should pass the First Step Act. We want equal justice. Criminal justice reform for black America is long overdue.
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Maryland Media Coach Overcomes Tragedy To Dream Big

Media strategist and marketing coach, Jackie Kotei, who is often booked to speak at corporate and other engagements, has a goal of helping to change the narrative in the media so that more transformational stories like hers are featured.
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Music Review: Kay L.A. - Wave

"Before I could dissect the musicality of Kay’s voice, what truly stood out to me was her sheer confidence. She was never rushed, never hesitant, never unsure. Kay truly owned the moment."
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Local Author Debuts Novel About An African American Millennial

Baltimore native Victoria Kent has fulfilled her dream of becoming an author by writing and releasing her debut novel, “Almost 30,” a fictionalized memoir about an African American millennial living in Baltimore.
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Singer Brandy Headlines ‘Journey Home’ Fundraiser In Baltimore

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 Grammy Award winning singer Brandy will take the stage at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric for the annual “An Evening of Unexpected Delights” fundraiser to benefit “The Journey Home,” Baltimore City’s 10-year ...
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