Life In Baltimore: Continuing our celebration of mothers

We continue to celebrate mothers because they are the gems of our lives. Regardless of life challenges, these unique women shower us with love and support.

Maryland students chosen to compete in National History Day Competition

More than 600 talented middle and high students, along with their proud parents and teachers, converged on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Saturday, May 2, 2015 to compete in the annual Maryland History Day state ...

‘The Wayward Wife’ debuted on Amazon May 1

Baltimore educator T. S. Wallace’s debut fiction novel “The Wayward Wife” is an introspective look into a woman’s mind, whose love life, and subsequently her entire life, is spiraling out of control.

Bowie State breaks ground on Center for Natural Sciences

An exciting event took place at Bowie State University (BSU) on Monday, May 11, 2015. A morning groundbreaking ceremony marked the anticipated end of using the Crawford Science Building, which was constructed in the 1960s. University president Mickey L. Burnim ...

Scholarship fund established to help local residents pursue tourism careers

On May 6, 2015, Connie Del Signore—president and CEO of the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) and Erin McNaboe — AAACCVB board chairman and president of The Rams Head Group, announced the establishment of a ...

Young DJ blazing a trail of success

While most students are looking forward to a summer break that may include barbecues, a trip to the beach or a family vacation, one local high school standout is preparing to go on tour with music superstar Chris Brown.

Musical lineup announced for 2015 African American Festival

The City of Baltimore and greiBO Entertainment announced the musical talent lineup for the 2015 African American Festival (AAF), to take place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 21, 2015 from noon to ...

For Ravens Maxx Williams, it’s a family affair

The Baltimore Ravens used their second round pick to select Maxx Williams, a tight end from Minnesota.

Inmates make and design quilts for a cause

Sirilar Stokes, an inmate at the Patuxent Institution in Jessup, first started trying her hand at quilting about three months ago.

Randallstown student earns major college scholarship

Like so many others in Baltimore, Kamal Al-Mateen witnessed the protests, the demonstrations, the discord and ultimately the rioting in the aftermath of the death of local resident Freddie Gray.

Hall of Fame stable a family affair for Leatherbury, Thorpe

Photo: Jim McCue Assistant trainer Avon Thorpe has described his two and a half decades of working in several roles for recently elected Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury as a family affair.

'Absolute, disastrous mess': 6 dead, 150 injured after Amtrak train derails

Fighting to save lives. Mourning the dead. And figuring out why this came to be -- how an Amtrak train could suddenly derail, sending its cars and passengers flying.

Street organizations work for peace

In the heat of an “apocalypse” in the streets of this city of over 600,000 people, a group rushed to the frontlines to try to save lives, protect some property and keep Black men, women and children away from heavily ...

New Law Will Help Protect Maryland College Students from Sexual Violence

Delegates Shelly Hettleman (D-District 11) and Erek Barron (D-District 24) sponsor and co-sponsor of HB 571, signed a bill today a new law to require administrators at Maryland universities and colleges to protect students from sexual violence.

Baltimore's "Heartless Records" CEO Suffers From Pneumonia + Updates On The Label

On April 9, 2015, Lipscomb, started suffering from pneumonia. No details were given as to cause or what triggered it.