Throughout the 2017–2018 academic year, branding efforts, special events and community engagement activities mark the college’s sesquicentennial while honoring its past, present and future
The 7th grade student, invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s prestigious 7th Grade Talent Search in October, has gained admission into Duke’s Summer Studies Program
“Exciting and fun filled…The tale is emotionally alive with vivid, engaging characters,memorable scenes, full of magic and light…Sprinkled with beautiful prose and descriptions.” – 2016 Burt Award Judges
This year’s Fallen Heroes Day ceremony will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens located at 200 East Padonia Road in Timonium at at 1 p.m.
Mayor Catherine Pugh joined youth volunteers to paint a mural inside the Farring Baybrook Recreation Center
(BPRW) Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation Salutes The Incomparable Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of The Harlem Gospel Concert Series
The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th)
African-American nurse overtakes psychiatric industry -- mental health care options just got better!
African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’
With 11 No. 1 hits and 30 soundtrack tunes, Freddie Jackson arrives with a soulful, love movement with the sizzling new single, “One Night”
BLACKDOCTOR.ORG and The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health announce the 4th Annual Top Blacks in Healthcare Awards gala honorees
16 of the nation’s leading health professionals to receive top-ranked industry honor
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Green Grants program.
Job seekers are invited to attend Ripley's Job Fair on Wednesday, April 12 from 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, located at 301 Light Street on the Inner Harbor.
On Monday, May 1st, A Well-Fed World presents the first-ever "Musical Meatless Monday" at Northwestern High School, 6900 Park Heights Avenue in Baltimore
Ideal candidates will be those pursuing careers in television production
Normani Kordei, of the internationally acclaimed pop group Fifth Harmony, has partnered with the American Cancer Society
The festival, produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, is open from 7-11pm on weeknights and until midnight on the weekend
Baltimore author, activist and filmmaker Kevin Shird has donated, and personally delivered, 500 copies of his latest book
Internet Intervention Built on Education, Personal Experiences
LBJ is the story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House. Opening night starts with a screening of LBJ followed by a Q&A with director Rob Reiner, screenwriter Joey Hartstone, actor Jeffrey Donovan, and producers Matthew George, Tim White, and Trevor White.
Production is part of Unified Voices’ 23rd Anniversary celebration
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) residential electric customer bills were down 25 percent on average this winter compared to winter bills from two years ago.
This year’s Talent Hunt contestants with members of Pi Omega Chapter and the Pi Omega Foundation at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture on March 5, 2017.
Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) is inviting the public to take part in a community viewing of Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary 13TH on March 27. The movie, which explores the ties between slavery, the current mass incarceration of African Americans and the profits of the prison-industrial complex, will be followed by a guided discussion.
World Water Day is a great time to reflect on how fortunate those of us that have clean, safe, drinking water really are.
The grand opening for the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center was held in Church Creek, Maryland in Dorchester County March 11- 12, 2017.
Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order declaring a State of Emergency in response to the heroin, opioid, and fentanyl crisis ravaging communities in Maryland and across the country
Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides is proud to showcase a local family and their plan to supply children the sporting equipment they need
Baltimore’s young readers with a Pratt Library Card can read aquatic-themed books to earn a free visit to the National Aquarium.
Free test identifies adults at risk for kidney disease and raises awareness of risk factors
The week included many visits by community groups to thank our veterans for their sacrifices and to let them know that their deeds are not forgotten.
Speltz will discuss and sign his book,“North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South” (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016) on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater on the third floor of the Library of Congress’ James MadisonBuilding, 101 Independence Ave. S.E.
The Baltimore Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. in partnership with Baltimore Center Stage presented “The Ground On Which We Stand: An Exploration of Black Excellence,” on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The one-time performance to a sold-out crowd featured music, dance, art, film and projection technology highlighting breakthrough moments in history.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) rededicated the first gas streetlamp
Computer Technology students prepare for future careers through new technology tools
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has partnered with the Department of the Environment and the Department of Housing and Community Development to apply to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The event will include a free heart health screening to educate women on their heart health
Smithsonian Channel special tells the story of Barack Obama, writer in chief, and takes viewers inside the defining moments of his political career through the prism of his most memorable speeches.
African Americans don’t think about taxes until the days and weeks leading up to April 15. However, there are many things you can do now to help our results then be more appealing.
THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) ANNOUNCES ACTRESS REGINA HALL AS 2017 CELEBRITY AMBASSADOR THE ABFF RETURNS TO MIAMI JUNE 14-18, 2017
THE ABFF RETURNS TO MIAMI JUNE 14-18, 2017
(BPRW) Students at historically black colleges and universities more likely to favor limits on press’ right to cover campus protests, express less trust in media, Gallup survey shows
Students who attend historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States are confident that First Amendment rights are secure, but are more likely than other college students to favor limits on First Amendment press freedoms during campus protests, a Gallup report has found.
Bounce TV, the fastest-growing African-American network on television, announced today that the fourth season of the popular comedy series Family Time will premiere Tues. Oct. 4, 2016 with new episodes every Tuesday night at 9:00 p.m. ET.
The Walters Art Museum has launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more. It also gives users a chance to coordinate their own online collections by gathering, saving and sharing their favorite masterpieces.
Bridgeport, which is just a game back of St. Thomas Aquinas in the win-column for 1st place in the ECC standings, won its 4th straight game with solid contributions from forward Willie Williams III (22 points, eight rebounds), Asamoah (14 points, five rebounds, two blocked shots) and guard Devon Elliot (13 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals).
A multi-sensorial playground to nurture baby’s development
During the first three years of life, 85 percent of baby’s brain is formed. Researchers have found that during the formative first years of life – every interaction – every moment – is an opportunity to help shape baby’s developing brain.
The Purple Knights actually out-shot UDC 41-percent to 40-percent from the field and out-rebounded the Firebirds 43-32; however, with just 11 turnovers to UB's 26, the Firebirds got off seven more FG attempts and more than doubled-up Bridgeport in free-throws (14-of-18 to 6-of-8).
BGE Reminds Customers to Shop Maryland’s Upcoming Tax-Free Weekend, Shop Maryland Energy, to Save on New ENERGY STAR® Certified Products
During Shop Maryland Energy weekend, the following ENERGY STAR products are tax-free and also rebated by the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program.
Annapolis—Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen invited the public to celebrate the lives of George and Marion Phelps at the unveiling of George and Marion Phelps Lane, formerly Middle Street, in Parole
Maryland Mortgage Program offers special interest rate for homes purchased in Maryland’s Targeted Areas
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If you’re searching for a meaningful Father’s Day gift, look no further: Todd Patkin shares eleven “thank-yous” that dads everywhere would love to hear.