Fly Girl Network seeks to empower young African-Americans

Tiffany Ginyard is adamant that a strong sense of perceived self-efficacy is an important and contributing factor to both the prevention of diminished self-concept and self-sufficiency in young adulthood.

Baltimore entrepreneur carves out a ‘Taylor-Made’ business

Owning an event-planning business was not what Amethyst Taylor’s parent’s had in mind for her future.

Colgate’s ‘Bright Smiles Bright Futures’ celebrates 25 years

The Bright Smiles, Bright Futures campaign has provided free dental screenings, oral- health education and treatment referrals in urban and rural communities across the United States since 1991.

Baltimore resident founds organization to serve Rwandan refugees

Eugenie Mukeshimana was a young adult and eight months pregnant when the genocide began in Rwanda in 1994.

African American Authors & Empowerment Book Expo delivers a menagerie of talent

Excitement filled the air along with countless expressions of content and delight as authors, book lovers, book clubs and artists came together to network on Baltimore’s historical campus of Morgan State University.

Youth Foundation, Southwest Airlines help kids to fly

Ariel Wilks, 16, a student at Carver Vocational Technical High school had always been afraid to fly.

Local hospitals to serve as hubs for violence prevention

The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) was awarded a $500,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to support the planning and implementation of a comprehensive hospital-based community violence intervention program.

City Schools Art Teacher Wins Maryland Teacher of the Year

Athanasia Kyriakakos was sitting nervously, palms sweating and her heart beating as fast as it ever has before.

Young boy battling cancer becomes pilot for a day

A Virginia boy put his cancer battle on hold to be a pilot -- just for a day -- at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Eight-year-old Kwami Penty of Falls Church, Virginia, has a rare malignant brain tumor, but on ...

Verizon and Sprint say you can turn in your Galaxy Note 7 replacement

Still worried that your replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone might catch fire? If you're a Verizon or Sprint customer, you can trade it in for a completely different phone.

Me and Pops: Showing Boys Path to Becoming Men

Even though it was the first football weekend in Baltimore, fathers and sons, uncles and nephews, mentors and mentees put down the pigskin to spend a day engaged in learning what it takes to shape boys into men at the ...

Author’s books explain foster care and adoption to children

Diamond will sign and sell her books along with over 40 authors on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the 7th Annual African American Author's Expo and Multicultural Book Fair at Morgan State University, Student Center in Baltimore City.

Community festival in Poppleton spreads unity, hope and love

On September 25, 2016, GCT helped to spread a message of community love and unity in the Poppleton neighborhood in Baltimore by hosting the inaugural “Sowing a Seed Fesitval”

Six women to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Award

Six trailblazing women will be honored Oct. 2 at the 21st annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception for the lasting contributions they’ve made to Anne Arundel county and the city of Annapolis.

Chesapeake Life Center’s HopeFull Holidays gives permission to grieve

With all the shopping, baking, writing cards, hosting parties, school and community functions, the holiday season can be a stressful time for anyone. Many will say it is all worth it in order to spend a joyous time with family ...