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Spirit of a Woman Conference Tackles Mind, Body and Pocketbook

A one-day empowerment conference for women of African descent featuring a host of speakers, workshops and networking opportunities, is planned for Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys in Baltimore.

Study links social media use to isolation in young adults

One of the most deeply felt ironies of social media is that it is kind of a lie. The person we pretend to be is disconnected from the person that is; the bustling lives of others we like and scroll ...

'Underground' cast on why you can't look away

The cast of "Underground" has a message for those who say they are tired of slave narratives: We don't have the luxury to turn away from such painful stories.

Stem cell treatment changed the life of one guest at Trump's speech

A few years ago, Sarah Hughes could barely walk. She weighed 83 pounds and was crippled by constant pain due to a rare type of juvenile arthritis.

Outgoing US ambassador: America is 'not an ethno-state'

An outgoing career ambassador urged his colleagues on Friday to defend the rules-based world order in which the US supports a Europe "whole, free and at peace," a thinly veiled critique of the Trump administration, which has questioned the importance ...

Innovative new toolkit designed to help reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy

For many in the African-American community, the black church has historically been a place where tough community issues are addressed

‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’ screened at Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Comcast, Smithsonian Channel and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture partnered to present a private screening of “The Obama Years: The Power of Words” on February 9, 2017.

Starbucks offers employees free legal advice on Trump's travel ban

Starbucks employees and their families worried about President Trump's travel ban won't need to hire a lawyer.

Student gets early graduation ceremony so dying dad can watch

His son's high school graduation was a day Alfred La'Cap had been looking forward to --- and one he didn't think he would get to see.

Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Bilal Ali to Maryland General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Bilal Ali to the Maryland General Assembly.

National parks can hire for summer, despite Trump freeze

Will Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite and other national parks be closed to visitors this summer?

NNPA Receives $1.5 Million Gates Grant for Education Campaign

NNPA, a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a three-year, multi-media public awareness campaign focusing on the unique opportunities and challenges of the recently enacted ...

Edkedsha Mathis Is on a Mission to Increase Supplier Diversity at Volkswagen

As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Edkedsha Mathis said she relies on a concept called the three A’s: Aim high, apply yourself and achieve your goals.

'You are welcome here' - Refugee school plastered with signs

The International Community School has been a fixture in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur for 15 years. It's a public charter school where refugee children learn side by side neighborhood kids.

Trump fires acting AG after she declines to defend travel ban

President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said.