Overdose awareness walkers stop in Baltimore

Brett Bramble and John Azerolo, and a dog named Domino, strolled along Route 40 in Baltimore last week for a cause that has gripped the nation: overdose awareness.

Baltimore Mom Celebrates National Foster Care Month

Yvette Hawkins has helped to raise 20 children with the help and guidance of the Woodbourne Center. Hawkins is the author of the book “Encased in Ice: Pain and Plaudits of Foster Care Parenting.”

KIPP Baltimore Student Awarded SGFF College Scholarship

KIPP and the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation (SGFF) have announced that Baltimore high school senior Joshua Fitzgerald has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Dave Goldberg Scholarship. Joshua is among 30 students who were selected ...

The Cautionary Tale of Donald J. Trump

“Not only has he failed to ‘drain the swamp,’ he has populated the White House and the Beltway with the most corrupt, incompetent, self-serving cast of scoundrels to serve under any administration in recent memory."

Barbara Bush, Republican Matriarch and Former First Lady, Dies at 92

Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy, died Tuesday, according to a statement from her husband's office. She was 92.

Baltimore’s ‘Little Big Shot’ Continues to Help Veterans

Tyler Stallings, age 6, shops for underclothes and other clothing items for female and male homeless veterans, in preparation for a delivery to the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET). Tyler raised thousands of dollars through his GoFundMe ...

D.C. Museum Promotes ‘First Amendment’ Rights

The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue between the Capitol Building and the White House in Washington, D.C. The mission of the Newseum is “to increase public understanding and the importance of a free press and the First Amendment.”

True Crime Story of First Death Row Inmate Saved by DNA is 2018 One Maryland One Book

Maryland Humanities has selected the book “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA” by Maryland native Tim Junkin as the 2018 One Maryland One Book. It was chosen by a committee of librarians, educators, ...

A Dangerous Game of Chicken

As the “tit-for-tat” trade fight between the US and China escalates, Donald Trump is likely to find that he doesn’t “know China” the way he once thought. When he said that during the presidential campaign, he based his understanding of ...

The HBCU Community Needs Bipartisan Support

"We are cognizant that many lawmakers in the majority in Congress favor fiscal austerity to address budgetary issues, but in a legislative environment dominated by talks of budget cuts, critical HBCU funding lines were increased, which is a demonstrable return ...

President Trump, GOP Can’t Afford to Ignore Black Blue-Collar Workers

"The Trump political operation and the Republican National Committee (RNC) are both making a flawed strategic calculation by not recognizing that blacks are also a part of this blue-collar pool of voters that are open to Trump’s plans and the ...

Fake Video of Parkland Student Goes Viral

Fake video of Parkland shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez ripping up the US Constitution went viral after it was tweeted by Gab, a social media network popular with ultra-conservative users.

‘March For Our Lives’ in Annapolis on Saturday, March 24th

Mackenzie Boughey is heading a student led “March For Our Lives” event in Annapolis on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in an effort to prevent more school shootings with the help of fellow students. The 16-year-old Severn School student wanted to ...

UMBC Makes History at NCAA Tournament

What a weekend to remember, thanks to an historical basketball game Friday, March 16, 2018, when the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), achieved an unprecedented feat with their unexpected victory over No. 1 seeded University of Virginia, in the ...

Family Continues Man's Quest to Feed the Homeless After His Tragic Death

Before he was fatally struck by a car while walking his dog, Mike Roche was committed to serving the homeless in Chicago. Now, his son and grandson are continuing his work.