Yes: End racist Black oppression and police brutality but no to taking down statues

On July 4, 2020, the Baltimore Sun’s headline read, “Christopher Columbus near Little Italy brought down, tossed into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.” A flyer described the statue removal. Remove statues that glorify owners of enslaved people, white supremacists, culprits of genocide ...

Maryland Muslim Community reaction to death of George Floyd

The Islamic Community in Maryland (ICM) is coming up with series of educational programs and seminars to both promote justice and solidarity with the African American community and to condemn the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who ...

Pride of Baltimore Chair Pens ‘Agent of Change’ Open Letter

When Jayson Williams took over as chair of the Pride of Baltimore two years ago, he left a profound mark in economic development by spearheading major government, public, private, partnerships and he played a key role in enabling the development ...

Pledge to save water and help a school win a garden

Newark, N.J.— TerraCycle announced the return of the Save Water Challenge that asks school students, teachers and communities to take the pledge to save water on behalf of their school for a chance to win one of three recycled gardens ...

Time to work together to strengthen relationships between law enforcement and Black communities

In December, I was honored to be sworn in as Kentucky’s 51st Attorney General, the first Black man to hold the position, the first to be named chief law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth, and the first to be independently ...

‘Scripture says, it is better to give than to receive’ Cancer Patient Donates N95 Masks During COVID-19 Pandemic

“Her kind gesture reminds us of why we are doing our jobs.” —Dr. Christian Rolfo

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. awards historic $100,000 Founders’ Centennial Scholarship

Zeta celebrates 100 years with largest single recipient scholarship awarded by a historically black Greek-lettered sorority or fraternity

Brandon Scott’s Big Inheritance

Historically, the winner of Baltimore City’s Democratic mayoral primary has gone on to win City Hall in the general election. While congratulations are in order for Brandon Scott’s recent electoral achievement, we might want to hold off on uncorking the ...

Seniors unite for protest in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

A passionate group of elderly individuals celebrated Juneteenth by outwardly expressing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in a silent protest just beyond the premises of the Linden Park senior living facility in Bolton Hill on June 19, ...

Art, activism, conversations merge with police issues in Annapolis

In hopes of dismantling racism for good, protests, walks, events and supportive displays by diverse races are popping up both locally and globally.

Brandon Scott poised to become Baltimore’s next mayor after winning Democratic primary

After a week-long wait, Brandon Scott has sealed the Democratic nomination for mayor, confirming his on the evening of June 9, 2020.

Limited Edition OLD BAY® Hot Sauce Returns

Bringing the Heat Back to Summer

Taneasha Hines receives hair loss certificate

Baltimore— Taneasha Hines completed a hair loss certification class at the Atlanta Airport Westin on May 6, 2020. Now, Hines is certified as a hair loss specialist, which allows her to work with dermatologists and oncologists.

Westgate Hills Resident Lacy Adele Foster Celebrates 105th Birthday

BALTIMORE, June 5, 2020 – For Lacy Adele Foster, a resident at Westgate Hills Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Baltimore, the keys to a long, fulfilling life include staying active and engaged with family and friends, working hard and keeping ...

A comment on ‘cancel culture’

As the conversation of racial inequality continues to clog the airways (and rightfully so) we, as black people, find ourselves in a particularly delicate position balancing between patience and pissed off (again, rightfully so).