Alex Haley’s grandson continues foundation work to ‘find the good and praise it’

Bill Haley Jr. is no stranger to history, legacy or literature. The father of two from California has been low key about his relationship to Alex Haley in previous years, until an event triggered him to emerge from the shadows. ...

Student techs pack STEM Community Day at BCCC

BCCC welcomed student science and math wizards and their variety of fascinating projects on Saturday, November 22, 2014 to the college’s second annual STEM Community Day.

MTA Holiday Train Garden, Santa Place open at Mondawmin Metro Station

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Santa Claus invite children of all ages to the Subway City Holiday Train Garden at the Mondawmin Metro Subway Station on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Unlock the Vote Coalition hosts felon assistance event

On Saturday December 6, 2014 at the Douglas Memorial Community Church the Unlock the Vote Coalition will be hosting a felon assistance program. The purpose of the event is to focus on how people with criminal records can make their ...

Indie Soul Student of the Week: The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

I love to see students doing good things in the community! This week’s students of the week are the young ladies of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

Churches vow to fight heroin abuse in Annapolis

Heroin use in on the rise in Annapolis. On Friday, November 28, 2014 church leaders, government officials and police met at Bridge Church in Annapolis to launch an effort to combat the city’s heroin problem.

Baltimore attorney hosts “Miracle on Howard” art show

Baltimore attorney Ronisha Moore believes in the power of art. She also believes that those who are in positions to do good deeds for others shouldn’t hesitate.

Lardarius Webb: A man of community service

The Baltimore Ravens’ veteran cornerback Lardarius Webb has truly been a man of community service during his time with the Ravens. If the Ravens are hosting something in a Baltimore neighborhood, chances are that Webb will be in attendance. He ...

Top-ranked Baltimore player selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Lawrence Cager of Calvert Hall College High School, Baltimore, Maryland, has been selected to join an elite group of All-Americans for the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Those selected will play in the annual East vs. West match-up on Saturday, ...

ArtsCentric brings 'The Color Purple' to Baltimore

Local theater production company ArtsCentric presents the Tony Award-nominated musical “The Color Purple” in Baltimore from December 12, 2014 through January 4, 2015.

Indie Soul Spotlight: Guardian Angels

On October 11th, 2014, The Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River presented the Guardian Angels with an award for their work in the community.

Smokey Robinson to perform in Baltimore

It’s possible audiences will be treated to classical violins during Motown legend Smokey Robinson’s upcoming concert at the Patricia and Arthur Modell Lyric Opera House on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Students, activists create living red ribbon in commemoration of World AIDS Day

Local Baltimore organizations join in an attempt to make world’s largest living red ribbon in commemoration of World AIDS Day

World Berries International Sisterhood sets up mentoring program for girls

Not too long ago in the black community, there used to be rites of passage programs designed to help transition young children in different stages in their lives.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade accepting applications

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts invites organizations to be a part of the 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade presented by Forman Mills.