Marathon running doctor delights in caring for others

Dr. Rodney Taylor starts each day seeking peace of mind.

Powerhouse Program lifts students in East Baltimore

It’s been less than a year since the Charm City-based Living Classrooms Foundation launched its POWER House Teen program, which provides academic support, mentoring and college preparation activities for underserved high school students who live in the Perkins Homes development ...

Baltimore’s Apollo Morse serves aboard USS Somerset

Petty Officer 1st Class Apollo Morse, an aviation boatswain's mate from Baltimore and 1997 graduate of Mergenthaler High School, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Somerset (LPD 25), one of the world's most modern, networked, survivable, and transformational ...

State partners with local providers, school systems to expand high-quality pre-K

Maryland came one step closer to providing universal access to pre-kindergarten with the announcement of a $4.3 million grant to childcare providers across the state.

Ball Up Streetball gives local basketball players opportunity to go pro

Ball Up is giving local basketball players throughout the Baltimore area the chance to go pro during the 2014 Ball Up Summer Tour.

Funeral services announced for Arnold Jolivet

Arnold M. Jolivet, who worked tirelessly as a champion and crusader for minority-owned businesses, died Sunday at Sinai Hospital.

Community Garden thrives in Cherry Hill

Just at the southernmost point of Baltimore City is the community of Cherry Hill. The area is home to mostly low-income families, many headed by single parents.

Top six ways to avoid being a victim of fraud

More than 25 million Americans are affected each year by fraud or identity theft and the first line of defense against becoming a victim is you.

From homeless to Morehouse: Bank of America program helps Baltimore student dream

It wasn’t that long ago that Shawn Key was homeless. The 18-year-old from Baltimore doesn’t talk much about that aspect of his life, except to say that, “sometimes, homelessness happens.”

CDC report shatters myth about black fathers

While a 2012 federal government survey revealed that 15 million American children live without a father; a stark increase over a 1960 study that showed just 11 percent lived in homes without a dad, a new report shows black fathers ...

Mayor Rawlings-Blake announces grand opening of ShopRite Grocery in Howard Park

ShopRite Grocery opened a new store in northwest Baltimore--the first in the area since 1999.

Inmates’ grasses, wildflowers bloom in vacant Baltimore lots

Maryland inmates are sprucing up and testing special wildflowers and grasses in eight vacant West Baltimore sites as part of a continuing beautification project with the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

HBCU round up: Coppin State men’s basketball

Coppin State’s Men’s Basketball Program has quietly putting together a basketball team that will be something to talk about this fall in Baltimore, Maryland. The new head coach, Michael Grant, is putting together a staff that is second none.

‘The Teachers’ Lounge’ returns for a special back-to-school performance

Back by Popular Demand, Ursula V. Battle’s The Teachers’ Lounge returns August 30 & 31, 2014 for a special "Back To School" engagement. Headlining the performance will be actress/singer D’Atra Hicks who has performed in several Tyler Perry plays including ...

BMe leaders in Baltimore receive $10,000 for community-building efforts

BMe Community has announced its selections for the 2014 BMe Leader Awards, aimed at providing recognition, funding and networking opportunities to black men who take action to help build prosperous cities across the country.