Ravens Eugene Monroe looking forward to a healthy season

The offensive line is one of the stronger positions on the Baltimore Ravens roster. The players have drawn some attention as being the lone unit that can rival the Dallas Cowboys for best in the NFL.

Minority Male Makers: Verizon invests in STEM education for minority boys

This summer marks the official launch of the Minority Male Makers program, a first-of-its-kind, two-year program created by Verizon, that gives minority middle school boys hands-on learning experiences with advanced technology and opening their eyes to many of the exciting ...

Local students taking ‘stock’ in education through SIF program

Financial literacy is sometimes a subject that stumps educators. It’s also no secret that, outside of Wall Street, there are many adults who find the stock market difficult to follow, much less invest in.

Maryland entrepreneur talks to blacks, minorities about nuclear engineering

Charles Wilson isn’t shy about discussing poverty and the issues that face many inner city and poverty-stricken youth on a regular basis.

Debate meets social justice at Coppin State University

Coppin State University is hosting the third annual Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) - Eddie Conway Liberation Institute (ECLI) Debate Camp for High School Students this summer.

Baltimore youth help beautify Sandtown through art

Locations around Sandtown will be getting a colorful facelift, with the help of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), a community-based nonprofit called Jubilee Arts, YouthWorks, master teaching artists, 80 young people and funders.

Md. native, recent graduate, wins McDonald’s Lovin’ Video Competition

A series of exciting events began to unfold in Richard T. Fields’ life in May and June of this year. Although the 26-year-old recently earned his master of fine arts degree (MFA) in Film and Electronic Media from American University ...

Ravens 2015 Training Camp Positional Preview: Quarterbacks

The start of training camp is right around the corner for the Baltimore Ravens.

BGE announces Energy Savings Day for July 21

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) asks its customers to conserve energy during the Energy Savings Day that will be in effect on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, between the hours of 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Return to reasonable lending opens door to homeownership

Home-buying season is heating up. Homes sold faster in April than at any point in almost the last two years, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Existing-home sales are on pace to top 5 million ...

WANN radio’s history becomes part of Smithsonian exhibit

There was an era when playing black music on the radio was nearly forbidden, but the late Morris H. Blum was not deterred.

iD Tech Summer Camp takes STEM skills to new heights

Technology has significantly changed the way people, businesses and institutions interact at a record-breaking pace. Thanks to iD Tech Camp, students ages seven to 17 are educated and trained in small class sizes to gain the skills they need to ...

Pro athletes mentor youth at free sports camp

A group of committed volunteers planned to invest in inner city youth, to offer a free youth football skill camp called Off The Streets & Into Cleats, from June 22-July 10, 2015. However, the endeavor evolved into something bigger.

Chris Canty returns to Ravens for some 'unfinished business'

Defensive tackle Chris Canty had a chance to test the free agent market but decided to return to the Baltimore Ravens. Canty signed a two- year deal that is worth $4.65 million with a $1.5 million signing bonus.

Lillian S. Jones Recreation Center earns national attention after riots

When the rededication of the Lillian S. Jones Recreation Center in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood took place last month, some residents may not even have noticed.