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Summer Academics: Four things to enhance lifelong learning

When it comes to education there are many prolific leaders and profound quotes that speak to the significance of lifelong learning.

The Educational Equity and Excellence Project

All across the country, people are gathering to observe an annual academic rite of passage: graduation.

Black boys do more than run

I recently attended my grandson Austin Ragland’s graduation from pre-school in Buford, Ga. Yes, you read correctly – pre-school.

Free summer youth entrepreneurship program coming to Baltimore

A new program is being offered to rising junior and senior Baltimore City students who are interested in entrepreneurship between August 3 and August 8, 2015. Johnny Graham, 27; and Justin Peters, 29; have partnered with the University of Baltimore ...

A call to curb expansion of charter schools in black communities

Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, I had the privilege of being a judge at NFTE Business Plan Competition Semifinals.

BCCC students showcase passion for fashion

The Business & Technology Department, in conjunction with the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Fashion Design Program presented "The Preview" Fashion Show on May 16, 2015.

Symposium highlights research of future STEM leaders

Tula Raghavan recommended the use of acriflavine for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, which is an aggressive form of brain cancer.

Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank announce 2015 Touchdown for Teachers winners

Being involved in the community is something that comes naturally for the Baltimore Ravens

Area residents graduate from Bethany College

Bethany College is a small college of national distinction located on a picturesque and historic 1,300-acre campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Founded in 1840, Bethany is the state’s oldest private college.

Urban League leadership program prepares students for college

Wesley Read, 18, will graduate from City Neighbors High School later this month. The senior remarked that the Greater Baltimore Urban League’s (GBUL) Saturday Leadership Program provided valuable college exposure.

First black UMB nursing grad receives honorary doctorate at 84

Small in stature and soft in voice, there’s little doubt that Esther McCready proved to be a giant in the fight for civil rights.

NFL Great Willie Lanier gives $500K to alma mater Morgan State

Morgan State University (MSU) announced a major financial commitment from one of the University’s favorite sons, a $500,000 gift to establish the Willie E. Lanier, Sr. Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and ...

Baltimore County school year to begin on August 24

The first day for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ 2015-2016 school year has been moved to Monday, August 24, from Wednesday, August 26.

Students at D.C.’s Bancroft Elementary Playing a Different Tune this Monday as Musical Celebrities and Music Industry Leaders Donate Instruments and Lessons

Former New York Yankee turned Latin GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Bernie Williams, award-winning opera singer Carla Dirlikov, NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond, and 40 other music industry leaders to play music with 75 Bancroft Elementary fifth graders.