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Baltimore resident and Ailey dancer earns Princess Grace Award

She started dancing at the age of three and that was only because her mother went to a Target store and picked out a ballet outfit just to see how her toddler would look in it.

New film in a ‘Search for Black Wealth’

Screenings for the film were sold out long ago. However, interest in “Generation One: The Search for Black Wealth,” generated the type of buzz usually reserved for an anticipated, high-budget blockbuster.

RAMBLING ROSE: The African American Authors and Empowerment Expo

Hello my dear friends and “Rambling Rose” fans. There is a lot going on in the next couple of weeks and I don’t want you to miss any of it

Forgotten black church transformed into museum

For years, Louis S. Diggs has researched and documented African-American life in communities in and around Baltimore County while publishing 10 books about black history.

Inspired Baltimorean opens SAFE Center for youth

A safe haven where youth can learn during the summertime, on weekends and after school will open its doors during a grand opening on Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Back packs, pony rides at Back to School Extravaganza

In many households, back-to-school preparation will soon be in full swing. On Sunday, August 9, 2015, Annapolis area youth began preparing for the upcoming school year, while enjoying festivities on a sunny Sunday.

Red Cross issues urgent call for most needed blood types

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative, and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation.

Travis Winkey Production presents “From the Pulpit to the Runway”

Travis Winkey Studio in conjunction with veteran actor and playwright Norris Davis (The Wire), Travis Winkey Productions presents a weekend of drama featuring “From the Pulpit to the Runway,” a musical, with two shows on Saturday, August 8 through Sunday, ...

Baltimore County Restaurant Week underway

At Kooper’s Jacksonville, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz was joined by promotion partner Keith Scott, president/CEO of Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce to kick off the tenth Baltimore County Restaurant Week.

Maryland Shoppers get break during “Shop Maryland" tax-free week

Shoppers are encouraged to take advantage of Maryland’s tax-free week, which begins Sunday, August 9, and runs through Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Victoria Christopher Murray returns to Baltimore to discuss 'Stand Your Ground'

Although Victoria Christopher Murray has successfully worked with mainstream publishers for 15 years, the full-time writer decided to take a creative risk while penning her twenty-fifth book, “Stand Your Ground.”

Kristin L. Mitchell addresses mental health awareness

National Health Interview Survey data from 2007 to 2010 revealed that nearly eight percent of people over the age of 12 reported experiencing depression.

Baltimore Boys and Girls Club honors students for academic excellence

To highlight the academic and social accomplishments of local graduates, the Boys and Girls Clubs (BGC) of Metropolitan Baltimore hosted an event to honor nearly two-dozen teenagers.

Ravens WR Trent Steelman pursues dream of being in NFL

“The NFL is my dream. It’s my lifelong goal.” Those are the words former Army quarterback turned wide receiver Trent Steelman utters when asked about being in the league.

Will Baltimore's Terrance West answer his NFL critics?

Terrance West was drafted in the third round— the 94th overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2014. The Dawg Pound was excited to get a big physical running back to fit their ground and pound offense.