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.

Jamila Blake and MCRC helping seniors fight economic insecurity

Economic insecurity is a daily reality for thousands of older adults in Maryland living on fixed incomes and struggling to meet their obligations each month, according to The Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition (MCRC), a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations ...

Santelises Provides updates in latest CEO Conversation, city schools release grading plan

Since Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon announced the closure of public schools on March 12, 2020, in response to public health concerns, Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS), like many other school systems throughout ...

Edgewood High’s ‘Great Guy’ Wins Maryland Financial Education And Capability Award

His peers at Edgewood High School have often described Dr. Austin Hill as a great guy who is doing wonderful things.

Comcast Launches Xfinity Education Destination For Kids K-12 With Thousands Of Free Resources

Philadelphia— Comcast has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers to give children and parents quick and easy access to educational programming by grade level as part of the company’s comprehensive ...

Black Leadership Organization Continues Social Justice Movement

For black social justice organizations in America, 2020 is a demanding year, with the presidential election, as well as other state and civic elections, the African American vote will be critical in many races. This year is also a census ...

Rectifying Education Underfunding In Baltimore City Public Schools, Part III

Many Kirwan funding supporters say that all students would have an equal chance to succeed with new Kirwan funding through the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. On a local Baltimore TV newscast, the chair of the Kirwan Commission, Dr. Brent Kirwan ...

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.