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Our veterans deserve fulfilling careers, unmatched benefits, and retirement security

After serving four years in the United States Army, I returned to Baltimore.I was ready to transition from military to civilian life and began exploring my options.

Maryland Democrats ride blue wave to election night victory

While much of the country held its collective breath awaiting the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, Maryland Democrats cruised to a sweeping victory in down- ballot races, including in Baltimore, where voters chose City Council President Brandon Scott as ...

How the respectability politics of being a little black girl drives my vote today

“On one particular occasion in memory, I recall parting my lips on the walk to the school to ask Grandma Alice whom she was voting for. With her gray-colored, honest West Indian eyes she looked over the bridge of her ...

Election 2020: The up side of undivided government

As of late October, the political modelers at FiveThirtyEight gave Democrats a 72 percent chance of pulling off the trifecta— winning the White House and majorities in both Houses of Congress— on November 3, 2020.

Republican connected tech firm targeted black voters on facebook for ‘deterrence’

A database built by Cambridge Analytica, the Republican-aligned firm that shut down over allegations of improper use of Facebook data, targeted Black voters for “Deterrence” in profiles prepared for Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign according to reporting by Great Britain’s Channel ...

Maryland Department of Health announces new community-based partnership to enhance statewide vaccination efforts

Baltimore— The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) announced the Maryland Partnership for Prevention (MPP) as its community partner in an enhanced statewide initiative to promote and facilitate childhood and flu vaccination activities throughout the fall. The effort will also support ...

Defund the Police Department

I remember my late mother, a graduate of Shaw University, Mary Beasley Hathaway, saying to me, “you don’t see the forest for the trees.” The saying was meant to communicate that every now and then you have to step back ...

BCRP holds groundbreaking ceremony for regional recreational facility

A transformative South Baltimore- based project more than a decade in the making is finally beginning to come to fruition.

Overcoming The Fear of Failure

It’s something we’ve all faced. You can’t hide from it or run away from it. Defeat, in any form, is an experience that all of us have encountered in some fashion or form. Growing up, I admit that I was ...

We Need Jobs!

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll with drastic job losses, safety, and high prices on working-class people.

Justice Ginsburg’s Death Could Prove Fatal to American Democracy

Through her cancer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought to the end with unwavering faith in our democracy and its ideals, and that’s how she’ll be remembered, Obama expressed in a written statement. “But she also left instructions for how she wanted ...

Teach your children to avoid the mistakes you made with money

News & Experts— Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge

Black Riders Matter

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is the nation’s oldest and largest trade association of Black-owned newspapers and media companies.

COVID-19 now third leading cause of death among Black people

“For example, African Americans are more likely to have cancer, be obese, have diabetes, and have kidney disease relative to White Americans. African Americans also have higher rates of lung disease than White Americans, which is particularly pertinent for respiratory ...

Michelle Obama makes a moral case against Donald Trump

Former first lady Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention was not just a powerful condemnation of President Donald Trump's record and handling of the pandemic, it was an appeal aimed at the heart and conscience of every American ...

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