Rectifying Underfunding In Baltimore City Public School System, Part II

Part II of a three-part series on Baltimore City Public Schools funding created under the Commission on Innovation and Excellence known as the Kirwan Commission. Part II speaks to how it will be funded.

Parents: Don’t Skip Your Kids’ Yearly Checkups

Often we parents start out being very good about taking our babies to the doctor for their checkups. But once they start walking, talking and going to school, life can get really busy.

Wells Fargo Announces $50 Million Investment In African-American Minority Depository Institutions

U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) President Ron Busby released the following statement regarding Wells Fargo $50 million investment in African American community-based banks"


Starting a business is hard enough, but black entrepreneurs can face additional challenges, biases and obstacles that their white counterparts do not, including higher interest rates and potential discrimination at traditional banks and lending companies.

Van Hollen, Cardin, Klobuchar Reintroduce Legislation To Bring Harriet Tubman Statue To U.S. Capitol

Bill Reintroduction Coincides with Harriet Tubman Day

Rectifying Underfunding In Baltimore City Public School System Through Kirwan Commission

This material is a three-part series on Baltimore City Public Schools funding created under the Commission on Innovation and Excellence known as the Kirwan Commission.

Black in Space: Smithsonian Channel Explores Untold Journey Toward Racial Equality

In recognition of Black History Month, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum partnered with Comcast and the Smithsonian Channel to air a special screening on February 19, 2020 that highlighted the accomplishments of the world’s first black astronauts.

Book Release - Dear Khloe: Love Letters to My Little Sister

The book showcases bold portraits and intimate narratives of 101 Black women with natural hair

Day Of The Child 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020 we celebrated our first "Day of the Child."

National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!

“We’re extremely excited to announce our September grand opening date for all of the music fans who have been anxiously awaiting the debut of this museum,” said H. Beecher Hicks III, NMAAM President and CEO. “This museum is a unique ...

Van Hollen Introduces Legislation To Address The Homework Gap

Bill Would Provide Resources to Ensure Students Have Access to the Internet at Home

Black Businesse$, Black Consumer$: A Necessary Alliance

There are approximately 2.6 million Black-owned businesses in the United States. The number of Black or African American-owned firms grew 34.5 percent between 2007 and 2012— from 1.9 million to 2.6 million in 2012, according to the most recent statistics ...

Women’s History Month: Juanita Jackson Mitchell

“It was fitting that she received recognition because [Juanita Jackson Mitchell] was always one of those unsung champions of the cause and one who needs to be celebrated during both Black History and Women’s History month,” said Shane Carter, a ...

‘Community Conversations Series’ Begins With Meaningful Discussion On Housing

The Baltimore Times opened its three-part community conversations series with a forum entitled “Baltimore's Future: A Conversation on Baltimore's Changing Neighborhoods” on February 22, 2020 at Impact Hub Baltimore.