Chief Diversity Officer James E. Page, Jr.
James E. Page, Jr. is on a mission. His mission: to create a stronger “bond” between Johns Hopkins Medicine and its community, with a specific focus on addressing issues of race and health discrimination amongst residents in Baltimore.
Little Rock Nine’s Minnijean Brown Trickey Keynote Speaker
A historic part of the legendary Civil Rights Movement was in Baltimore recently for the 36th Anniversary Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration program held January 19, 2018 at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Turner Auditorium. Minnijean Brown Trickey of the famed “Little Rock Nine” was the Keynote Speaker for the event.
Jearlean Taylor has modeled on runways, has been in several publications including Essence and Heart & Soul magazines, and was featured on a billboard located at Charles and Penn Station in Baltimore earlier this year. The 50-year-old Taylor has been modeling for nearly 18 years, with interview, speaking and modeling engagements coming up in Baltimore, Atlanta and Colorado.
Tim Ryan once found himself playing the “cool dad” role with his son Nick.
There is an old saying, “Behind every man is a good woman.” However, when it comes to organizational development, one local entrepreneur has her clients saying, “Behind every good business or manager is a ‘Karenthia A. Barber.”
Residential treatment program to open two more locations
Light of Truth Center, Inc. (LTC) continues to shine brightly in the lives of woman who have struggled with addiction. Karen Hall, who has been with LTC since April 26, 2017 is among them.
Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other characters will bring some of the most famous Disney shows of all time to the stage of the Lyric Opera House this weekend
This writer can remember receiving a phone call approximately 15 years ago from columnist, teacher, poet and playwright Ronald Berry Jones, who was known as ‘R.B.’ Jones.
For Gerald Ramsey, the offer of a free meal to audition for Disney’s “The Lion King” was an offer he could not refuse.
Over 300 women impacted by violence among attendees
Three men handed turkeys from the back of a truck parked outside of a church to dozens upon dozens of women.
Walbrook High School Grad Among Cast
Disney’s The Lion King has roared into Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center for its long-anticipated return.
WOLB 1010 AM talk show host Larry Young was joined by Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, to co-host a “town hall” style discussion on the causes and effects of the opioid epidemic in Maryland. The live broadcast aired Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
Back-To-School is generally a time when school supplies are collected and ultimately distributed during community fairs and other events. However, the need for backpacks, notebooks, pens and other supplies continues well after the school year has started.
In its latest effort to close the nation’s digital divide, Comcast held an enrollment event offering new, qualified Baltimore City residents six months free Internet Essentials service. The on-site sign up event was held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Pleasant View Gardens located at 201 Aisquith St. in Baltimore.
Carver graduate lands aApprenticeship at Homewood General Contracting
Vernon Woodly, 18, a graduate of Carver Vocational Technical High School in Baltimore has dreams of starting his own Home Improvement business one day. Thanks to the Urban Alliance Baltimore’s Career Technology Education (CTE), he is well on his way.
Broadway revival of hit production opens at The Hippodrome Oct. 17
Play runs through Oct. 8; Examines leadership and faith
The cost of challenging one’s beliefs, the responsibility of leadership, and the distance that exists when people of strong convictions and common faith discover that they might not believe the same thing takes “Center Stage” with the production, “The Christians.”
Throughout their lifetime, the young and the young at heart, are constantly encouraged to dare to dream. Through its exciting new show, Disney has brought the encouraging words to life through an exciting new show. Entitled Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, the breathtaking production comes to Royal Farms Arena October 11, 2017 through October 15, 2017.
In a fitting birthday tribute, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture presents “Maryland Collects: Jacob Lawrence.”
In what he describes as an ancient version of “Empire,” referring to the popular FOX television drama series, Playwright Timothy Lawrence Hogan is seeking to tell the story of Hatshepsut through his stage play Pharaoh.
Baltimore native Serrita Shaw is looking to join the ranks of Bill Blass, Versace, Gucci, Bob Mackie, and other high fashion designers. Shaw, who was a fashion design student at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), was selected to present a collection during this year’s inaugural SCAD FASHWKND in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, May 18-21, 2017. Featured at the event were original designs curated from the finest SCAD School of Fashion senior and graduate students.
In the summer of 2011, Comcast Corporation unveiled the Internet Essentials program for low-income families.
Documentary Showcases Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women
STEP, an inspirational documentary about a high school step team’s dual quest to become the first in the school’s history to win a step championship, and the first in their families to attend college, opened in theaters on Aug. 4, 2017. With Baltimore as its backdrop, the film chronicles the real-life journey of a group of students at the Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women (BLSYW).
Sculptor “Tonya Mimms” finds herself attracted to her high school female friend “Meyoki Outlaw.” Tonya struggles with her sexuality and subsequently immerses herself in her artwork. She ultimately buries her emotions deep within her sculptures.
Theatrical Stage Thriller Coming to Theater Project
Halloween isn’t until October 31, but with its haunting and whimsical stories of horror, the critically acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe Phantasmagoria, is sure to leave you believing that the scariest time of the year might have arrived early.
Retired cosmetologist launches mentoring program
Stacey R. Stanley raised her daughters as a single mother with the support of family and excellent role models as being key ingredients to her academic and entrepreneurial success.
Referencing Genesis, entrepreneur Erica Massenburg credits the first book in The Bible for being the impetus for staring her company, Genesis 4 U.
Millie Brown is the Founder of A Mother’s Cry, which supports mothers who have lost their children to violence.
Well-known comedienne Pamela Hill, whose performance name is “Miss Maybelle,” has survived a heart attack and two stroke.
Feld Entertainment, Inc. parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® producer of live family entertainment, announced in January that the iconic circus would hold its final performances at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., on May 7, and at the Nassau Veterans Memorial.
Roosevelt Jackson wrote and produced the film “Residue,” which looks at the aftermath of police brutality on families in the Baltimore, District of Columbia, Virginia and surrounding areas. Residue made its Baltimore premiere at the Charles Theater on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
Presented by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), the electrifying festival returns for its second consecutive year, and runs Friday, March 31, 2017 through Saturday, April 8, 2017.
LABBODIES’ Light City installation examines devastating moments in history and their relationship to contemporary acts of violence in the United States.
The Sarah M. Roach Tutoring Program:Private school students assist public school students through unique initiative
Sarah M. Roach Elementary is a Baltimore City Public School located at 3434 Old Frederick Road, while Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic college preparatory school for young men from 9th to 12th grade.
Contributions of African-Americans highlighted at event
February was National Heart Month, a month-long observance, which seeks to raise awareness about heart health.
The 4th Annual Black History Heroes Awards Honorees. The group was honored on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Live! Casino & Hotel located at 7002 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover, MD for their contributions to the community.
Retirement celebration will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017
Comcast, Smithsonian Channel and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture partnered to present a private screening of “The Obama Years: The Power of Words” on February 9, 2017.
Amy Zhang, a senior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute was selected as a national scholar in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search.
Valentine’s Comedy to be performed at the Randallstown Community Ctr. Feb. 11 New Life Fellowship to present ‘For Better or Worse’
The production is being presented by the Drama Ministry of New Life Fellowship Worship Center, and will be performed Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 (2 p.m. & 6 p.m.)
Ronald, one of the program’s “Littles”, Brad Palazzo, Director of External Affairs for Comcast’s Beltway Region and a “Big” with the program, and Kiandre, another one of the “Littles,” during a recent session at the Comcast White Marsh office.
Stacy Garrett-Ray set her sights on becoming a doctor in the first grade. Growing up, her parents always told her that she could do and be anything.
Actress recently performed in Les Liaisons Dangereuses at Center Stage in Baltimore
Shaquille Brooks, 21, a graduate of Digital Harbor High School in Baltimore proudly talks about his internship with the investment management firm Legg Mason.
Twenty-five families from Building Families for Children, arrived at Walmart in Randallstown Monday, December 19, 2016, not sure what to expect.
Community Leaders Optimistic About Leadership
Thomas Burk, a teacher at Matthew Henson Elementary School gave his second-grade students an assignment.
The Singing Sensations Youth Choir will perform on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at FCF World Outreach located at 9306 Winands Road in Owings Mills, Maryland.
Tyreece Johnson recalled the delicious smells that would fill the air on Saturday mornings.