Indie Soul: Fifth Speaker Series featuring Sonja N. Hines

Coppin State University School of Business partnered with Times Community Services, Inc. to present the spring edition of the Speaker Series featuring Sonja N. Hines, president and CEO of H&S Resources Corporation, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Coppin State ...

Black, Latino graduation rates improve

Two reports released within moments of each other have served to highlight how African-Americans and Latinos have overcome many obstacles in order to strive toward success.

More than half of middle-class kids fail to earn bachelor's degrees

Here's a little-known, scary stat: More than half of middle class kids who start college fail to earn a bachelor's degree within six to eight years.

Indie Soul Students of the Week: Naysa Reames, Cori Grainger, Shamon Thomas-Green, and Jessica Cooley

Representing the ladies of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women and Office of College Counseling, these students deserve a standing ovation!

Apple invests over $40 million in HBCU technology talent to improve diversity

On March 10, 2015, Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)— a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization— announced Apple's multi-year commitment to make over $40 million in investments to HBCU technology students.


The program is 180 Days: Hartsville and it’s executive produced by client National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the nation’s primary presenter of stories about the Black experience on public television. The PBS documentary shows one community's successful efforts in turning ...

Ivana Thomas has been named a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship

"I am not surprised that Ivana has been named a Truman finalist," said Dr. Sabin P. Duncan, Director of the Freddye T. Davy Honors College. "Ivana's commitment and effort she puts forth in all that she does is commendable."

Youth ambassadors teach peers about dating violence

Baltimore City teenagers are helping younger peers avoid the dangers of dating violence with the Dating Matters program.

New partnership offers students opportunity to earn AA degree tuition free

Good news for parents who seek to save thousands in higher education expenses and help for students looking to jump-start their college studies.

Howard students will get paid to graduate on time

Howard University is going to pay its students to graduate in four years.

Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank: Kick-Off Touchdown for Teachers Program

Five finalists will be honored for their positive impact during the Ravens Draft Party at M&T Bank Stadium

Federal funds available to serve summer meals

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has announced that federal funds are available to assist public and private nonprofit organizations in serving free nutritious meals and snacks to children this summer through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a ...

Black Theatre Symposium scheduled at University of Maryland

Like megastars Sidney Poitier, the late Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, a host of African-American film stars have also mastered the black theater.

Decisions, decisions: when weather forces school delays, closures

Snowstorms and extreme cold can create a situation that makes it unsafe for students, parents and staff to travel to and from school.

Local realtor, former NFL star help area youth in football, academics

Christine Thomas enjoys talking about children. The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage real estate agent has two daughters, but there are many more Baltimore area children that she helps to nurture.