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Annapolis native offers entrepreneurship lessons during National Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month offers an excellent opportunity to highlight local women who step out in faith like Ericka Wilkins.

Verizon Hosts statewide Black History Month celebration

Verizon hosted its 6th annual Black History Month open house for guests of all ages at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in downtown Baltimore on Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Hair catastrophe leads to successful business

For some women, having a bad hair day can lead to many other problems.

Senator Mikulski announces retirement

United States Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) has championed equal rights for all, equal pay for women and has successfully ended discrimination against women in health care. She also spearheaded a change in government regulations that previously forced elderly couples to ...

dreamMakerS help children cope when parents have MS

Laura Rigney first became aware of the nonprofit dreamMakerS when a friend added her name to the organization’s email list. Rigney says she feels fortunate that she joined.

A conversation with LaShonda Katrice Barnett

“Jam on the Vine,” the debut novel by author LaShonda Katrice Barnett is a lush historical novel set at the turn of the 20th century that sheds light on black life in America post-emancipation.

Oprah Book Club novelist to read from new book at Pratt Library

Lalita Tademy chooses to write books about real people who have experienced tough times like slavery and those who have been victimized by racism or other kinds of discrimination. The New York Times bestselling author and an “Oprah Book Club” ...

Howard students will get paid to graduate on time

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

Mikulski announces her fifth term will be her last

At Henderson’s Wharf Inn in Fells Point, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) announced she has decided not to run for re-election.

Artist Betty Ganley featured at Gallery 333

Gallery 333 features the artist, Betty Ganley from March 5 to April 30 2015. Ganley has won over 80 awards for her vibrant watercolors, which have been published in nine national "How To" art books.

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 ...

Maryland Food Bank, partners kick off 2015 Spring Forward Food Drive

The Maryland Food Bank and its partners, AARP; the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland; Safeway, WBAL-TV 11; and the U.S. Postal Service, have once again teamed up to host the Spring Forward Food Drive Presented by Harvest for the Hungry ...

SECU offering annual scholarships to Maryland State Employees again

SECU, Maryland’s largest financial cooperative— will once again offer scholarships to Maryland state employees and their immediate family members who will attend college, graduate school, or trade school in the fall of 2015.

WO-BE-CO celebrates 20th anniversary

Women Behind the Community, Inc. (WO-BE-CO ) is a civic and community organization made up of women who assist Baltimoreans with cultural activities, voter registration, and education. For the past 20 years WOBECO has been donating African American books to ...

Seven Anne Arundel County youth collaborate to write new book

Seven girls from Pumphrey and the Glen Burnie area, who are members of the Dream Girls Youth Ministry at St. John United Methodist Church, collaborated to write a new book called “Angel Voices,” which was released February 4, 2015.

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