Stacy M. Brown

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First black UMB nursing grad receives honorary doctorate at 84

Small in stature and soft in voice, there’s little doubt that Esther McCready proved to be a giant in the fight for civil rights.

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Young DJ blazing a trail of success

While most students are looking forward to a summer break that may include barbecues, a trip to the beach or a family vacation, one local high school standout is preparing to go on tour with music superstar Chris Brown.

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Randallstown student earns major college scholarship

Like so many others in Baltimore, Kamal Al-Mateen witnessed the protests, the demonstrations, the discord and ultimately the rioting in the aftermath of the death of local resident Freddie Gray.

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Inmates make and design quilts for a cause

Sirilar Stokes, an inmate at the Patuxent Institution in Jessup, first started trying her hand at quilting about three months ago.

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Gay Men’s Chorus plans two shows

The GenOUT Youth Chorus and the 160 singers of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington count among the most anticipated ensembles of the upcoming; “Born this Way,” concert at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington.

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UMBC president relates civil rights experiences in new book

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski has been working with inner-city youth in a variety of programs for a number of years and has rarely fallen short in his goal of reaching impressionable young individuals.

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United Way Forum reveals the power of women

The United Way has realized progress in issues facing the community and one goal of the nonprofit is to continue to have a positive effect locally and in cities throughout the country, according to the organization’s national president.

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Baltimore officers charged with murder

“I will seek justice on your behalf,” Mosby told a packed news conference. “No one is above the law.”

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Author discovers how to be 'brave in a new world'

It’s a day that Yvonne Broady will never forget. On January 24, 2009, her beloved husband Clarence Cortez Loftin III, a distinguished venture capitalist and educator succumbed to pancreatic cancer sending her into deep depression and loneliness.

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Nine-month program hopes to stem prevalence of diabetes

The statistics are sobering, if not eye opening.

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