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Baltimore P-TECH Grad Starts Career at IBM

Justice Heughan graduated from P- TECH Carver Vocational High School in Baltimore last year with an associate’s degree in Computer Information Sci- ence. He now works for the tech giant, IBM.

Local mental health educator launches ‘Black Mental Wellness Lounge’ web series

This year has been historic for a number of reasons, including the coronavirus pandemic, which has highlighted significant racial health disparities. Community leaders and physicians have directed much of their efforts and advocacy toward mental health reform in the Black ...

Two Baltimore City high school seniors among Comcast NBCUniversal Award recipients

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Pro- gram recognizes students’ achievements both in and out of the classroom

Seven Anne Arundel County high school seniors among Comcast NBCUniversal Award recipients

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Pro- gram recognizes students’ achievements both in and out of the classroom

‘Closing the Distance’ Between COVID-19 and Baltimore Students’ Return to School

“Moreover, since the African American population has been determined to be more susceptible to coronavirus, exposing children to the disease in the school environment, coupled with the vulnerability of people in their immediate proximity, how long would it take to ...

MSU President’s 10-year anniversary highlighted by new financial commitment to support student success

Personal contribution and gifts from Alumni and Friends Grows the President’s‘$5 Scholarship Fund,’ to $1 Million

After virtual ceremony, P-TECH grad looking forward to college in the fall

Virtual graduations have been all the rage— and the only option— during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, and it was no different at P-TECH Carver in Baltimore.

Former Baltimore Raven helping students and teachers with online STEM lessons

When John Urschel announced two years ago that he was retiring from the Baltimore Ravens to pursue a Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), it caught many by surprise.

Dr. Shirley Basfield Dunlap Beloved Morgan Professor ‘Played a Part’ in Many Lives

When people talk about “Theater” in Baltimore, the name Dr. Shirley Basfield Dunlap often comes up. Dr. Basfield Dunlap, who served as the Coordinator of Theatre Arts and Associate Professor of Fine and Performing Arts at Morgan State University had ...

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

Washington, D.C.— On Wednesday June 24, 2020, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first black American female engineer at NASA.

Baltimore City College student athletes earn distinguished ‘Minds in Motion’ scholarship award

Of the 650 applicants for the 2020 “Minds in Motion” scholarship presented by the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) and Allstate Foundation, only 18 student athletes throughout the state were picked as winners, and of those 18, two ...

Dr. Johnnetta Cole appointed Special Counsel on Strategic Initiatives at BMA

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced that renowned scholar and arts administrator, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole will serve as the museum’s Special Counsel on Strategic Initiatives.

Parents: Do these five things before returning to child care

As stay-at-home orders are lifted, many working parents are returning to their jobs and many child care programs are reopening.

West Baltimore native earns valedictorian at Spelman College

Through hard work, determination and balance, Kendra Grissom has excelled and achieved high honors during her academic career. Now, Grissom, a native of Baltimore, can add Spelman College valedictorian to her long list of academic achievements.

Tulsa organizations launched campaign to memorialize Tulsa race massacre

Tulsa, Okla.— The Black Wall Street Memorial committee and Tulsa Community Remembrance Coalition launched the “10,000 Brick Campaign” throughout May to build a memorial to Black Wall Street in honor of those lynched during the 1921 Race Massacre.

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