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KIPP Academy Surprised With Donation To Support Sports Programs

Mission Tiger and Ed Reed help to level playing field

Mission Tiger middle school sports projects such as the one at KIPP Ujima Village are fulfilled by DonorsChoose. Mission Tiger has helped more than 161,000 kids nationwide get better access to sports by funding middle school sports programs in need.

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One-On-One With Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Part II

“My overall vision is to reduce crime and clean up the city,” said Mayor Young. “There are areas that are filthy, people want potholes filled, and there are a host of other things on the books that people want done. It’s a sense of urgency. If people see things being done, they don’t complain. I want to do all I can to move this city forward."

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Breast Cancer Survivor Making A ScRUMtious Living

Watson took one of her rum cakes to a Bridal Shower and after it was gone in three minutes, she knew she was onto something. She decided to start her own rum cake business, The Rum Cake Kitchen.” Watson posted a picture of her rum cake on Facebook and started getting messages from people asking where they could get one. She made a couple more rum cakes for people who requested one and from there, things took off. In less than a year business has been “sweet” for Watson.

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Novartis Returns With Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Reflecting back on the diagnosis that changed her life, dancer Maggie Kudirka said, “I found a lump in February 2014, and it grew to the size of a grapefruit. Then, I started having sternum pain. I was only 23 at the time, and thought it was just a dance injury. In May 2014, I went to see a doctor and from there it snowballed into my diagnosis. It was a big learning experience for me to find out it was incurable and would be a part of the rest of my life.”

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Rev. Daniel C. Worthy Honored For Work At Forest Park Senior Center

Rev. Daniel C. Worthy, former executive director of the Forest Park Senior Center was honored on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Second Annual Appreciation Brunch, which was sponsored by the Forest Park Senior Center Bible Study class, taught by Pastor Norenzer White. Rev. Worthy was presented with a “Certificate of Achievement” for “Outstanding Service and Appreciation.” (Left-right): Paula Middleton, Rev. Daniel C. Worthy, and Vashtied Brown.

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You Had Better ‘Mind Your Business’ at Coppin on Saturday, October 5th

Are you an entrepreneur or want to become one?

If someone told you to mind your business, you might think they were being smart. But if you are already an entrepreneur or are seeking to become one, a “smart” move would be to “Mind your Business.” That’s the title of an exciting, free event designed for small business owners, entrepreneurs, creative industry organizations and DIY (Do It Yourself) businesses.

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Chart-Topping Gospel Artist Anthony Brown Honored At His Alma Mater

Seated at a piano on the stage of Morgan State University’s Recital Hall, gospel singer Anthony Brown of Anthony Brown & group therAPy, was asked what advice he would give to students faced with student debt and other challenges.

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From The Young And the Restless To The Rich And The Ruthless

Bringing more meltdowns, mischief and masterful manipulation, Victoria Rowell’s Daytime Emmy nominated soap opera comedy series “The Rich and the Ruthless” returned for a third season on UMC (Urban Movie Channel). Season Three of the series followed the cast as they prepared for their “Destination: Nowhere” cruise to thank their loyal soap fans with some exclusive, over-the-top entertainment.

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Liberty Elementary School Staff ‘Granting’ Brighter Futures For Their Students

Under the leadership of Joseph Manko, Liberty Elementary School #64 located on Maine Avenue in Northwest Baltimore has received an estimated $6 million dollars in grant money to support students, staff and the community. Quite an amazing accomplishment given the fact that Manko and his staff have been able to do it without a paid professional grant writer.

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Arlington Elementary Starts New School Year With New Look

Arlington is among the 21st Century Schools, which opened in Baltimore this week. On August 28, 2019, a Ribbon-Cutting Celebration was held at Arlington Elementary School. The event also included tours of the school, and was attended by city and state officials, students and their families, alumni, current and former staff, and members of the community.

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