New associate rector joins St. Anne’s of Annapolis

The Reverend M. Dion Thompson has joined St. Anne’s of Annapolis as the Associate Priest for Pastoral Care.

Girls on the Run Promotes Positive Youth Development

Students are heading back to school and in many cases, parents will be seeking after-school activities that promote positive youth development and increase physical activity.

Baltimorean Wins Film Competition at NAACP Convention

A Baltimore resident is basking in the spotlight after winning the NAACP “ShortsTV” Champions for Justice Short Film Competition during the recently completed convention held in the city by the famed civil rights organization.

Renovated Western District Police Station helps community and police find common ground

When the Western District Police Station re-opened its doors on July 12, 2017, the newly renovated precinct located at 1034 North Mount Street in Baltimore now represents a renewed and fresh outlook for police and the community, in more ways ...

The desire to inspire

Inspiration is everywhere— from daily scriptures to street art that you pass on your way to work. A lot of times you see, hear or feel something that will trigger passion and motivate you to keep going.

New film about Ferguson unrest opens in Baltimore

A new film, which tackles the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown from two emerging directors opens Friday, August 18, 2017.

Baltimore's Mayor Catherine Pugh decisively removes four confederate statues overnight

Following a vote by the Baltimore City Council, Mayor Catherine Pugh had four confederate statues removed from landscape overnight.

Vital Records is warning consumers about phone scam targeting misdialers

The Department’s Division of Vital Records, which provides birth certificates and death certificates to Marylanders and tabulates helpful categories of public health data, is warning residents of a phone scam that preys on callers who think they have called the ...

Mint Con 17 Promises to be the Conference for Creatives of Color and Diversity

BGWAC is headed to Washington D.C the weekend of September 15-16, 2017 for their first conference MINT. MINT is a two-day conference filled with panels, workshops, vendors, an exhibition, stylized shoots, delicious food, cocktails, entertainment and much more. The focus ...

Annapolis Clothiers Styling for Weddings, NBA Players

When the Philadelphia 76ers selected Maryland native Markelle Fultz as the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA draft, there is little doubt that many noticed the custom-made gray pinstriped suit, he sported.

STEP Opens in Theaters

STEP, an inspirational documentary about a high school step team’s dual quest to become the first in the school’s history to win a step championship, and the first in their families to attend college, opened in theaters on Aug. 4, ...

Social Media Contest for Tax-Free Week in Maryland

Comptroller Peter Franchot joined the Maryland Retailers Association in announcing a new contest coinciding with Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week that will see two winners receive $1,500 and $500 scholarships, respectively, to any Maryland university, college or trade school.

Crisis Response Team launching in Baltimore City

Behavioral Health System Baltimore (BHSB) and the Baltimore City Police Department are launching a specialized Crisis Response Team (CRT) to improve police responses to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

Local Woman Establishes Diaper Drive

In 2014, while looking for a place to donate diapers that her children had out-grown, Jackie Weisman discovered the diaper gap, which stems from a federal program designed to help low income families.

College student’s campaign raises over $11,000 to keep others cool

DaJuan Gay, a 20-year-old college student who attends the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), can vouch for the power of using social media to make a positive community impact.