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Julie D. Goodwin receives NACUA Distinguished Service Award

The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) is pleased to recognize Julie D. Goodwin as a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for her extraordinary service both to NACUA and to institutions of higher learning over an extended ...

CDC study says asthma on decline

The latest statistics from the city’s Health Department shows that Baltimore leads the state in asthma mortality with 34 deaths per one million people. Charm City also has the highest pediatric asthma hospitalization rate in Maryland and one of the ...

Predatory lenders take aim at our soldiers

When it comes to payday and other small-dollar, high-cost loans, many think of urban areas plastered with signage and neon lights. And while those images are all too true, predatory lenders have another favored target: America’s military families.

The rise of the civil rights museum

While architect Philip Freelon imagined designs for Atlanta's new National Center for Civil and Human Rights, he did the usual research into the past, scanning images of the civil rights marches and protests it would surely address.

Pitbull: 5 surprising facts about the superstar

Even if you don't know his songs by name, chances are you've partied to Pitbull.

FBI targets pimps, rescues 168 children in nationwide crackdown

The FBI has rescued 168 children and arrested 281 pimps in a countrywide crackdown on child sex trafficking.

O.J. Brigance wins 2014 George Halas Award

Baltimore Ravens senior advisor to player development O.J. Brigance, whose continuing battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) serves as an inspiration to many and who has helped raise research funds to fight the disease via his ...

Ruby Dee remembered for remarkable life

Celebrities, politicians, fans and the casual observer have continued to pay tribute to legendary actress Ruby Dee, who died at her home in New Rochelle, New York on June 12, 2014.

Black women are taking care of business

Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, nonpartisan progressive institute, Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the country.

Ray Boone, crusading editor, journalist dead at 76

Raymond Harold “Ray” Boone had a snappy response when the infuriated commander at an Army outpost in South Carolina threatened to lock him in the stockade for staying seated when the band played the Southern anthem “Dixie.”

Ruby Dee was a formidable force on screen, in civil rights movement

Ruby Dee, the award-winning actress whose seven-decade career included triumphs on stage and screen, has died. She was 91.

1 in 4 Americans living with diabetes don't know

The number of Americans with diabetes continues to rise -- there are now more than 29 million adults living with the disease, according to the latest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. That’s 3 ...

Few benefit from Obama's student loan program

Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to use his executive pen to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.

Police: Driver charged in Tracy Morgan crash was awake 24 hours

A truck driver charged in a weekend crash that killed a man and injured comedian Tracy Morgan and others in New Jersey was awake for more than 24 consecutive hours before the incident, a criminal complaint filed in the case ...

Award-winning journalist talks about old and new struggles

Moses J. Newson, 87, has interviewed and covered some of the most memorable figures and events of the Civil Rights Movement. Reflecting back over his historic career, Newson chuckled as he recalled a story he wrote in 1961 regarding a ...