Black doll exhibit scheduled in Randallstown

Growing up in the Cherry Hill section of Baltimore in the mid-20th century, Deborah Johnson remembers when the local hardware store was transformed during the holidays into a Christmas wonderland.

American Masters tells story of legendary bluesman B.B. King During Black History Month

B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s son, working in the cotton fields of Mississippi, he rose to become a living legend ...

Baltimore native brings ‘Happiness’ stage play home

Ava, Shauna, Stephanie and Gia are best friends who help each other through the highs and lows of life.

Documentary tackles challenges former inmates face

After 30 years of ‘three strikes,’ mandatory-minimum sentences and harsh federal, state and local government responses to crime, elected officials and communities now realize that being tough on crime didn’t produce the desired results.

RAMBLING ROSE: Black History Month begins

Hello everyone, I hope everyone is well and came out of the terrible snowstorm alright.

Disney on Ice 'Treasure Trove' set to arrive in Baltimore

The ultimate Disney animation celebration will be held at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, February 3-7, 2016. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents "Treasure Trove" is Disney’s 50th animated feature and Disney lovers will see Peter Pan; ...

Joseph Fiennes to play Michael Jackson in British TV show

With all the controversy over #OscarsSoWhite, now may not have been the best time to announce that a white actor has been cast as African-American pop star Michael Jackson.

Spike Lee blames Hollywood studios for #OscarsSoWhite

Spike Lee says the outcry over an absence of minority Oscar nominees is a "misdirection play."

Jamie Foxx helps rescue man from burning truck

Jamie Foxx has played plenty of heroes on the big screen. Monday night he played one in real life.

Movie Review: Ride Along 2

Too soon. As the opening credits start to roll, you wonder why the producers didn’t’ give moviegoers a real break between “Ride Along” (2014) and “Ride Along 2” (2016). Two years is not enough time to make audiences yearn for ...

Miss Colombia's advice for Steve Harvey: 'Learn how to read'

Miss Colombia isn't holding a grudge against Steve Harvey, despite his mortifying flub a month ago mistakenly naming her the winner of the Miss Universe pageant.

16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts celebrate the life of civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, January 18, ...

Great Blacks in Wax Museum hosts MLK Celebration Weekend

A weekend celebration of the life and legacy of Civil Rights Champion Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been planned at the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore.

Documentary showcases emerging Annapolis hip-hop scene

Malcolm McFadden, 23, is a hip hop artist from Annapolis who makes beats, writes, mixes and masters his own music.

RAMBLING ROSE: Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations

Hello everyone, I hope you and your family are well at the beginning of this New Year. It is sad to know that many lives have been lost on the streets through violence and a few because of health reasons.