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AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring students

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award.

Saint Agnes using new weapons to fight breast cancer

When Tammy Owens Johnson received a breast cancer diagnosis at the age of 41, the news would forever change her life. What followed, was chemotherapy, radiation and surgical removal of both breasts and reconstructive surgery.

First walk for homeless planned at Lake Montebello

There are approximately 12,000 homeless individuals in Maryland. An estimated 5,400 of them are children under the age of six.

Museum Heritage Tour planned For jubilee celebration

What is this thing called slavery? What is this thing called freedom?

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Nicolas T. Abrams

The Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week is a man who understands being a successful business person means being willing to expand beyond your comfort zone.

Ravens encourage child’s play at annual TEAM Challenge

The Baltimore Ravens held their third annual Ravens TEAM Challenge at M&T bank Stadium on Monday, October 20, 2014.

African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter will host the Tenth Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss, Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Coppin State University located at 2500 ...

Maryland Food Bank partners with Bank of America and Feeding America to fight hunger

To address the hunger crisis, Bank of America and Feeding America are teaming up this fall to raise awareness— and support— for hunger relief through “Give A Meal.”

YWCA takes lead in helping domestic violence victims

While the YWCA is going purple in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the nonprofit organization has easily become the largest provider of domestic violence services in the country.

Late teacher, club owners to be honored by Rambling Rose

Lucille Brooks has always been an inspiration to many.

Motown Legend Gladys Knight to perform in D.C.

There is only one Gladys Knight, and a surefire way for area residents to find that out would be to attend the Motown legend's upcoming concert at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8 ...

Young golfer excels on links and at school

Kendel Abrams is in the running for “Girl Golfer of the Year.” She led her high school golf team to a third place finish in the recently completed season and, before it’s all said and done, the 14-year-old could be ...

Micro-enterprise Loan Program awards $1M to expand smallest business opportunities

Two community-based micro-enterprise lenders received $500,000 loans through DHCD's Micro-enterprise Loan Program to help create new opportunities for entrepreneurs in revitalizing communities throughout the state.

Maryland vets share small business experience at DCHD workshop

More than two-dozen veterans, many of them already small business owners, shared their experiences on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at "Small Business Success Starts Here," a networking forum presented by DHCD's Office of Fair Practices.

Baltimore woman shares story of domestic violence

It has been seven years since Lezli Williams died at the hands of the man she loved. Unlike many victims of domestic violence, Williams displayed no obvious signs of abuse. There were no bruises, scars and no easily discernable cries ...

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