Stacy M. Brown

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Elizabeth Seton Teen conquers academics, athletics

Four years ago, Elizabeth Seton High School officials heavily recruited Raven Fox to attend the all-girls college prep institution and to play basketball for the Roadrunners.

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Monarch Academy Celebrates with Coldstream-Homestead Community

Monarch Academy Public Charter School celebrated a milestone in grand style on May 27, 2015. Guests were entertained by a video of students performing “The Wizard of Oz,” while others from various classes at the academy performed live music with string and brass instruments.

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KIPP continues to close gap in educating the poor

Lorence Rovell is among the graduates from Northwestern High School in May. The teen’s matriculation, however, was no easy feat.

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Former 'Bad Boy’ executive succeeding on his own

Shawn Prez isn’t your typical CEO or the average business owner. Prez got his start working to help legendary rap mogul P. Diddy build “Bad Boy” Entertainment Group.

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George Haley, brother of Roots author, friend of MLK, dies at 89

He was known as the giant who never quit. George Haley, a Silver Spring, Maryland resident and brother of famed author Alex Haley, died earlier this month. He was 89.

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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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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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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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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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