Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award.
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.
There are approximately 12,000 homeless individuals in Maryland. An estimated 5,400 of them are children under the age of six.
What is this thing called slavery? What is this thing called freedom?
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.
The Baltimore Ravens held their third annual Ravens TEAM Challenge at M&T bank Stadium on Monday, October 20, 2014.
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 ...
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.”
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.
Lucille Brooks has always been an inspiration to many.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...