Youth ambassadors teach peers about dating violence

Baltimore City teenagers are helping younger peers avoid the dangers of dating violence with the Dating Matters program.

Postal Service previews Maya Angelou stamp image

The U.S. Postal Service recently previewed the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp image and announced that the First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony will take place on April 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. The event ...

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at MSU selected for White House honor

On February 24, 2015, the White House recognized Tanya V. Rush, the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Morgan State University (MSU) in Baltimore, as an HBCU Champion of Change.

Renowned pastor brings message for women to Baltimore

Reverend R.C. Blakes Jr. has a message that he makes sure to try and get across when he is in the pulpit or when he is sitting in front of a television camera on the World Harvest International Network.

Nominate a changemaker working to reduce violence in Baltimore

Violence is a public health issue because it has an enormous impact on the health and wellness of individuals; especially youth.

Baltimore Ravens Trade Haloti Ngata

“Haloti has been an outstanding player for us for many years,” Newsome stated. “He consistently showed tremendous leadership in our locker room and on the field. At times, he was one of the NFL’s most dominant players.”

Transformative Art Prize applications open for 2015

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and PNC Bank announce the return of the PNC Transformative Art Prize for 2015!

Annapolis native offers entrepreneurship lessons during National Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month offers an excellent opportunity to highlight local women who step out in faith like Ericka Wilkins.

Verizon hosts statewide Black History Month celebration

Verizon hosted its 6th annual Black History Month open house for guests of all ages at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in downtown Baltimore on Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Hair catastrophe leads to successful business

For some women, having a bad hair day can lead to many other problems.

Senator Mikulski announces retirement

United States Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) has championed equal rights for all, equal pay for women and has successfully ended discrimination against women in health care. She also spearheaded a change in government regulations that previously forced elderly couples to ...

dreamMakerS help children cope when parents have MS

Laura Rigney first became aware of the nonprofit dreamMakerS when a friend added her name to the organization’s email list. Rigney says she feels fortunate that she joined.

A conversation with LaShonda Katrice Barnett

“Jam on the Vine,” the debut novel by author LaShonda Katrice Barnett is a lush historical novel set at the turn of the 20th century that sheds light on black life in America post-emancipation.

Oprah Book Club novelist to read from new book at Pratt Library

Lalita Tademy chooses to write books about real people who have experienced tough times like slavery and those who have been victimized by racism or other kinds of discrimination. The New York Times bestselling author and an “Oprah Book Club” ...

Howard students will get paid to graduate on time

Howard University is going to pay its students to graduate in four years.