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First African American Woman Speaker Pro Tem Receives House’s Highest Award

The award recognizes House Delegates who serve with integrity and a focus on public service, and is the highest award given to sitting House members. "I don't do things to be honored. I do things because it's the right thing ...

Youth Advocate Program Helps Teens With Education And Employment

The graduates were ten youth who just one year ago faced the prospect of jail. Instead, they’re at home, in their communities going to school and work.

Baltimore State’s Attorney Explains New Policy At Community Forum

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, along with community partners and local public officials, hosted a community forum to educate the public about the new Marijuana Prosecution Policy and to discuss the impact of marijuana convictions on the black community ...

Baltimore Community Divided Over Private Police Debate

State representatives are expected to vote on a bill that would allow Johns Hopkins University to create a private police force on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Delegate Cheryl Glenn (D-45) and State Senator Antonio Hayes (D-40), both of whom represent ...

Impact Hub Celebrates Three Years In Baltimore City

The Impact Hub, a shared office and event space designed for social entrepreneurs, recently celebrated three years of operation at its Station North location in Baltimore. The venue hosts a wide variety of events, including: skill-share workshops, market space for ...

Six Not-To-Miss March Events In Annapolis And Anne Arundel County, Maryland

What’s happening in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County in March 2019? Plenty! To make it easier for you, Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is highlighting six celebrations you won’t want to miss.

Baltimore Uniquely In Spotlight For 2020 Presidential Election

The City of Baltimore is a unique and unusual position regarding the upcoming 2020 presidential primary election. Baltimore represents the base for the Democratic presidential front-runner candidate, Kamala Harris, and with governor Larry Hogan being touted— and in some quarters ...

Baltimore Poet Cherrie Amour Hosts 5th Words, Wine & Wings Poetry Show

Poetry lovers are invited to the 5th Words, Wine & Wings poetry show on March 3, 2018, at Next Phaze Café at 112 E. Lexington St. Baltimore from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Five diverse poets from Baltimore, Baltimore area ...

Congresswoman Norton Fighting For D.C., Black Press In New Congress

“I’m [was] born and raised in this segregated city without any Home Rule rights and no equal rights when the city was segregated,” Norton said. “I’m a third generation Washingtonian and I’m the great, great granddaughter of a runaway slave, ...

Auto Workers' Union Sues GM To Keep Three Plants Open

The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Ohio, asks the court to order GM to reverse its decision to close plants in Baltimore; Lordstown, Ohio; and Warren, Michigan. It also seeks damages for affected employees, including back wages and ...

Fourteen-Year-Old CEO Celebrates African History Through Business, Education

Fourteen-year-old Kalimah McKeaver is the CEO of her own company that makes clay key chains, bow ties, African activity tubes, African greeting cards, and hair beads throughout the year. The mission of her company, Dinkra Stylez, LLC is to educate ...

Toyota Aspires To Strengthen Local Community Through ‘Walk In My Boots’ Program

Toyota Motor North America, in efforts to be more than just a car company, demonstrated its commitment to ‘enriching lives one step at a time’ and serving local communities by donating winter boots and socks to families in need through ...

Two Baltimoreans To Play Prominent Role At APPE 28th Annual Conference

Baltimore will be the host site for the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 28th Annual Conference from February 28 through March 3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor.

Baltimore's Own Ethel Ennis, Famous Jazz Singer, Passes at 86

The Baltimore Times' mourns the one who was affectionately crowned the "First Lady of Jazz" in Baltimore, Ethel Ennis has unfortunately passed away at the age of 86 years old.

Author Recalls Brave ‘Maryland 400’ In New Book

A few years ago, Baltimore author Chris Formant happened upon an announcement in a local newspaper describing a ceremony that was taking place in Brooklyn, New York, to honor the Maryland 400, the Revolutionary War regiment that fought in the ...

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