Beyonce and United Way of Central Maryland turning lemons into lemonade

United Way of Central Maryland is recruiting Beyoncé fans to volunteer throughout the summer.

Marylanders encouraged to prepare during Hurricane Preparedness Week

Maryland Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 15-21. This week, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is teaming up with the National Weather Service (NWS) and local emergency managers to promote citizen awareness and preparedness. Hurricanes can cause strong winds, heavy ...

Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School Wins BGE’s Natural Gas Safety Contest

Students at Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School were “electrified” with excitement after learning their school was the winner of the third annual “Adventures of Captain Mercaptan℠,” BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge.

Economic Inclusion Conference proves successful at Coppin State

The first Economic Inclusion Conference and Business Showcase held at Coppin State University proved a hit with organizers and stakeholders alike.

Navy grants Keenan Reynolds permission to play for Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens have always made a point of showing appreciation for the military.

All hairstyles are not created equal

In a review of 19 studies, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they can confirm a “strong association” between certain scalp-pulling hairstyles— many common among African-Americans— and the development of traction alopecia, gradual hair loss caused by damage to the hair ...

Bahari Sisters nonprofit helping women in Kenya

In the rural parts of the East African nation of Kenya, waterborne illness is a leading cause of death for young children, and untreated water is dangerous to people of all ages.

Bike to work to get a raise

Friday, May 20 is Bike to Work Day. If you're looking for a reason to ride, consider this: biking to work could up your pay grade, lift your mood, and land you a promotion.

Edward Nero didn't take Freddie Gray down, fellow officer says

Edward Nero, the second Baltimore police officer to stand trial in the Freddie Gray case, had no hand in taking Gray down to the ground the day he was arrested, a fellow officer and defendant testified Monday.

Fourth Annual African American Children’s Book Fair

Dive into the world of kids’ literature focused on African Americans and people of other ethnicities on Saturday, May 14 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in downtown Baltimore.

New Coppin State president targets enrollment

Maria Thompson acknowledges a poorly kept secret: Coppin State University has had its share of enrollment problems.

AACC hosts conference on crime, violence and mental illness

Every day, the news carries another story about violence entering ordinary people’s lives.

Comcast’s Keesha Boyd helps provide new African American TV experience

Keesha Boyd posted a photo of herself posing in front of her family’s television on her company’s website. She was just three-years-old when the photo was taken.

Glen Burnie expert hosts credit repair workshops

Shauna Larmore, owner of SKN Credit Services, is a Glen Burnie resident who is on a mission to remind others about the benefits of having good credit.

Women remember moms at Mother's Day hospice gathering

Around 20 women spent an evening sharing memories of the mothers and grandmothers they have lost at the annual Remembering Mothers Tea hosted on May 5 by Chesapeake Life Center, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake.