Stacy M. Brown

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Park Heights Renaissance Leads Successful Nonviolence Rally

Park Heights is a highly diverse community, which shares a common aspiration to rebuild. It offers enhanced quality of life and economy opportunity, according to community leaders.

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Three Day Event Planned To Commemorate First African Landing In Virginia

The three-day commemoration, which begins Friday, August 23, 2019, will include a host of special guests and a variety of history tours, education programs and special exhibits.

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The Market At Montebello Features Yoga, Wellness, Plant-Based Foods

Recent negative comments about Baltimore came from individuals who have never truly experienced all the good that Charm City has to offer, according to Nicole Foster.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Return To Baltimore For Convention

For the first time in nearly 60 years, Jehovah’s Witnesses are back in the Baltimore area hosting their annual convention at UMBC Catonsville each weekend through August 18, 2019.

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Dr. Patrice Harris Sworn-In As American Medical Association’s First Black Female President

In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). She is the first African-American woman to hold the position.

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Entrepreneur’s Night Brunch Brings Residents Together

Jason Bass knows all about how to attract people to a specific brand. For much of his adult life, the Baltimore entrepreneur has helped celebrate his hometown by calling attention to all of the good things the city has to offer.

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If You’re Poor In America, Debtor’s Prison Is Real

The people who are jailed or threatened with jail often are the most vulnerable Americans living paycheck to paycheck, one emergency away from financial catastrophe, according to a 2018 report from the American Civil Liberties Union.

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More Than Wedding Bells And Babies, Baltimoreans See Homeownership As Sign Of Success

Americans as a whole and Baltimoreans in particular equate homeownership with being a “successful adult,” above getting married or having children, and are willing to do what it takes to make their homeownership goals a reality, according to a new Wells Fargo survey.

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P-TECH Carver, IBM Internship Help Students Toward Technology Careers

De’Rell Bonner, an IBM on-site liaison for the P-TECH program at Carver Vocational-Technical High School is responsible for matching local teens with high-tech summer internships, apprenticeships and jobs of the future. His job is to bridge the gap between classroom and career, providing students with mentors, arranging paid internships, scheduling workplace visits, facilitating practical training on topics like personal finance and counseling students on career goals.

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Baltimore Organizations Receive Chesapeake Bay Trust Grants

The Sandtown South Neighborhood Alliance will receive nearly $3,000 to create a productive flower farm and pollinator garden, increase tree canopy, and deter illegal dumping that officials hope will enable them to raise money through the production of flowers that will be sold at local markets. The $3,000 is part of a grant announced by the Chesapeake Bay Trust totaling more than $965,000 through the Chesapeake Bay Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns Grant Program (G3).

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