The fight for the 2020 vote and the march to the ballot box

“On Monday, May 4, The Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) and the Voting Rights Alliance held a tele-townhall titled, ‘The Fight for the Vote 2020: Our March to the Ballot Box.’ Broadcast over Facebook Live, the presentation featured panelists who agreed ...

Covid-19 has Ayesha Gallion dreaming of hiking, picking fruit on farms, visiting museums

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has been a nightmare for just about everyone, it hasn't yet spoiled the summer dreams of Morgan State University alum, Ayesha Gallion.

Virtual Mini May Concert Series May 23 & May 30

The Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts and Entertainment District will be host a free virtual concert series, via Instagram Live @officialblackartsdistrict. Headliners include Tate Kobang; Deetranada; Davon Fleming; and George Lovett.

Maryland native Ricki Fairley: Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor, TRODELVY Advocate

Ricki Farley had a thriving marketing agency in Atlanta, GA. The services of the successful Dartmouth College graduate were highly sought after by clients who included the likes of former U.S. President Barack Obama.

Y-LIT Helping to Brighten the Day Amidst COVID-19

Y-LIT Helping to Brighten the Day Amidst COVID-19

Entrepreneurial flexibility keeps business afloat during pandemic

Purchasing a facemask is a new experience for many overwhelmed online shoppers, many of whom want to support brands made in the U.S.A. Buying from small businesses like Soluade Couture LLC (Soluade Couture) sends a message that buyers are actively ...

How to take fear out of the workplace

News & Experts— Fear. Uncertainty. A growing sense of panic every time the president delivers a national address about the far-reaching effects of the coronavirus. Chatter around the workplace these days is filled with questions like: Will I get sick? ...

Haute-Couture Patternmaker and designer turns her home into a face mask factory

Realizing she was able to help relieve Philadelphia’s medical community’s shortage of facemasks during the pandemic, Laurel Hoffmann decided to mass-produce masks in her home-based studio.

Dr. E. Lee Lassiter Telling The Black Community’s Story The ‘Write’ Way

Part II of a two-part series on retired columnist Dr. E. Lee Lassiter. In 1965, he became the second African American to be hired by The News American in the Editorial department.

UMB, Arabbers, Local Businesses Bring Food To Those Most In Need

The University of Maryland Baltimore's Community Engagement Center teamed up with the southwest Baltimore's Arabber Preservation Society to deliver 2,000 pounds of frozen chicken to Baltimore community members.

Supercharge Your immune system to combat illness, including COVID-19

A number of factors can cause a compromised immune system, and some of those, such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and poor nutrition, are largely in our control. At the same time, there are ways people can improve their immune system ...

Black-Owned Businesses demand share of federal dollars as COVID-19 rages on

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the U.S. economy, leaving scores of businesses in limbo and livelihoods in jeopardy. Black businesses— many of which were already fighting to access capital— are struggling to weather this economic disaster COVID-19 has wrought.

Remembering Dr. Dorothy Irene Height

April 20, 2020 marked the 10th anniversary of the death of our gentle but fearless leader and mentor, Dr. Dorothy Irene Height. This significant anniversary offers us an opportunity for reflection during these unprecedented times we are living in today.

Baltimore grad spotlights Harriet Tubman in NFL Women’s Empowerment Draft

One hundred and seventy-one years ago, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom in the North to become the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad.