Baltimore’s tourism counts as a $5 billion industry
Bucket Blakes has been a member of the iconic Harlem Globetrotters for 15 years
McDaniel College students, Kylah Chadwick and Khadijah Poston, have organized a natural hair curl conference at the school on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
A one-day empowerment conference for women of African descent featuring a host of speakers, workshops and networking opportunities, is planned for Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys in Baltimore.
Shamarie James is the executive chef at Roland Park Place, a full-service, continuing care retirement center in Baltimore City. James wants to win the Mason- Dixon Master Chef Tournament.
Allstate Honors “Geek” from Glen Burnie
Ariell Johnson has created what she says is a “inclusive geek space” for residents and visitors of Philadelphia where she owns Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse— the first black-owned comic bookstore on the East Coast.
Francesca Jean Baptiste started her career as a tax preparation volunteer while working toward a career in tax law.
A new gathering space at 4701 Park Heights Avenue for children waiting at bus stop after school.
At 98, Katherine Johnson insists she has lived an ordinary life. However to others, she has proven to be nothing short of extraordinary.
Classified as an orphan disease occurring in a small portion of the population and commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
Six ways to help your child avoid gossiping
A Maryland 529 market research study revealed that 24 percent of respondents say they were not saving for their children’s college expenses.
Earl Lloyd, born in Jim Crow Era Virginia in 1928 to a father who worked in the coal industry and a stay-at home mother, was drafted in the ninth round of the 1950 NBA Draft by the Washington Capitals.
An Annapolis resident, Sophia credits her flexible school schedule at GWUOHS for allowing her the freedom to practice three hours a day, five days a week, and travel across the world while still receiving a high-quality education.
It’s tax time and time to pull out your manilla folder and get organized
Baltimore residents Aubrenda Ervin and Zelda Guster were honored by The Arc Baltimore recently.
“He was always such an interesting person to me and I wanted to find out what made him tick,” the soft-spoken Ruby Clay, now 85 years old, said, as the couple prepares to celebrate their 63rd Valentine’s Day as husband and wife.
Bakers Amy Egan and Tavares Evans of Cakes 2-A-T with Ray Lewis. They will be a part of the 2017 Nielsen-Massey Buttercream Ball festivities at the Baltimore Museum of Art on Saturday, February 18, 2017.
NNPA, a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a three-year, multi-media public awareness campaign focusing on the unique opportunities and challenges of the recently enacted Every Student Succeeds Act
Born to free black, the Rev. Daniel and Lurona Aldrige in New York on July 24, 1807 and later traversing Baltimore, Aldridge became to first Black actor to star as William Shakespeare’s Othello in London.
Federal grants to the city could be in jeopardy because Baltimore officials say they will defy President Trump's order on sanctuary cities. In 2015, Baltimore City received a $10 million federal grant for infrastructure improvements at the Port of Baltimore and the surrounding community.
In a scene from the documentary film "Step," members of a dance team practice at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.
As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Edkedsha Mathis said she relies on a concept called the three A’s: Aim high, apply yourself and achieve your goals.
the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has defunded more than $1.2 million in funding from MCVET
Hampden Elementary/Middle School and George Washington Elementary School are the 12th and 13th schools, respectively, to receive newly-renovated libraries
The film, "I Am Not Your Negro," is a journey into Black history that connects the Civil Rights movement to the present Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement
A music video shot in Baltimore has earned a Grammy nomination for an up and coming R ad B artist who has been compared to greats like Sam Cooke.
“Yes, we did!” Those were the words that Barack Hussein Obama ended his farewell speech to America on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, eight years after he captured the presidency, campaigning on the slogan, “Yes, we can!”
Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory have been selected to join a group of universities and research centers participating in a research agreement
Baltimore Bike Share has announced that Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is providing $10,000 to subsidize new monthly Bike Share passes to enable low-income residents better access to what the organization says is a convenient and healthy way of getting around town.
Former NFL standout Keion Carpenter dedicated his life to helping youth in his hometown Baltimore and around the country.
Officials at the Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative say they have made great strides in the fight to find a treatment to delay symptoms of Alzheimer’s or to prevent the disease altogether.
Among the primary goals in 2017 for The Presidents’ Roundtable is to accelerate the formation of entrepreneurial opportunities for the African-American community and to expand and diversify the business opportunities for corporations that currently make up the ambitious organization.
A mother-daughter team are making innovative moves in field of cosmetics— at least in Baltimore.
When Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh joined a host of other dignitaries and officials on Friday, December 9, 2016 to announce a multimillion, redevelopment plan for Madison Park North in West Baltimore’s Reservoir Hill, those working on the project were taken by more than just the dollar signs attached and the media attention the design brought.
Grace Comer and the garden at Guilford Avenue and 21st Street go way back.
The city’s biggest professional theater company, Center Stage, has entered the homestretch in its yearlong $32 million renovation, the most extensive in the 150-year-old building’s history.
William Johns, 56, will put on for his beloved city at the World Masters Games next spring in Auckland, New Zealand.
Earlier this year when making his debut in the role of Mephistopheles in the Houston Grand Opera’s production of Faust, Luca Pisaroni confessed that as a child in Italy he was unpopular.
After the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin, the “Black Lives Matter” movement began in earnest.
Luke Lawal, founder and CEO of HBCU Buzz, a news site for college students, shows love to his Alma mater and other historically black colleges and universities
A staggering share of veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are returning home with mental illnesses brought on by their time overseas.
In the morning after what Democrats and their supporters— and even some Republicans— deemed a nightmare which resulted in the election to the Oval Office of bombastic, woman and minority-bashing Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton began her concession speech with two of the most sobering words in the American dictionary.
The Baltimore Ravens have established themselves as a dominant and ferocious team, and now their fans have been recognized among the most influential supporters in the National Football League.
After blazing a trail to election victory on Tuesday, Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh said she’s ready to begin “lighting up our city.”
DaVeeda White is an entrepreneur who says she is strengthened by transforming her personal health challenges into a viable service that allows others to see obtainable possibilities.
Small community banks and financial service institutions like Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Company, Provident Bank, MNC Financial closed one-by-one, disappearing from the Baltimore landscape during and after the Great Recession.
A growing number of Atlanta businesses are living up to the city’s famous nickname: Hotlanta!
Kimberly Curtis has battled and overcome breast cancer.