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One year on, the man still fighting to #BringBackOurGirls

If you cared deeply about something, would you protest? Make a sign? Join a demonstration? How long could you keep going for, in the face of indifference and inaction?

Top chefs return to Baltimore for the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Baltimore foodies can bring their appetites to the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook tasting affair to benefit the Christian Warriors Marching Band.

BGE launches Annual Energy Saving Trees Program

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) kicked off its annual Energy Saving Trees Program on Monday, April 6, 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance and promote environmental stewardship and natural resource responsibility in communities throughout its central ...

Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty years of firsts at Reginald Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum welcomes Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts, an exhibition highlighting the many accomplishments of African Americans and other minorities who defied stereotypes and gravity itself, to pursue their passion and pave the way ...

Taxpayers urged to file electronically as deadline approaches

With the tax-filing deadline less than a week away, Comptroller Peter Franchot urges taxpayers who have yet to submit a return to considering using the agency’s free online tax filing system, iFile or another electronic method.

Life In Baltimore: Leah’s Book Club honors women in the community

Leah’s Book Club was organized in February, 1998 by Leah Goldsborough Hasty for like-minded readers to get together to discuss books—particularly those by African American authors.

Maryland teen honored at 2015 Black Girls Rock!™ Awards

Gabrielle Jordan is a 15-year-old jewelry maker, sought-after motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and mentor from Bowie, Maryland. She was honored as a M.A.D. (Making A Difference) Girl during the 2015 Black Girls Rock!™ awards program, which aired on BET on ...

Church ushers call their duty a gift from God

Many consider them ministers of hospitality, or the doorkeepers of the church. However, for Vanessa Lucas and Sylvia Graves, greeting parishioners and visitors on Sundays and other gathering occasions, their job is much more than simply saying hello.

Sisters welcome spring with hot shoe trends

Erica Mitchell and Domeakia Snyder are shoe-loving sisters who both owned over 300 pairs, even before they were in the business of selling them. In 2012, the fashionistas who always wanted to own their own business launched an online ladies ...

‘Beat The Pro!’ celebrity basketball game to benefit charitable causes

The Meade Senior High School Alumni Association has partnered with Dominant Force, a sports, training and entertainment company that hosts sports camps, clinics and fundraisers, to host the fourth annual Meade Alumni Beat The Pro! basketball game on April 12, ...

Dr. Elijah Saunders remembered as driven, unselfish, committed

Prior to adjourning on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, members of the Maryland State Senate observed a moment of silence not for a fallen colleague or a long time government official, but for a man who for decades brought joy, relief ...

MARC Increases Weekend Service to National Cherry Blossom Festival

Extra Saturday Train With New Bike Car Added to Meet Demand

Get Ready for AACC’s 4th Annual Truck Pull April 23

Prizes are awarded in the student category for the first- and second-place finishers with the fastest times.

Time for employers to sign up for AACC’s Spring Job Fair

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in the David S. Jenkins ...

College students use spring break to volunteer, give back

Spring break is usually a time when college students go home to visit their families, work to save money or most likely party! It’s not often that you hear about young college students donating their spring break to give back ...