Baltimore Sixth District Councilwoman Sharon Middleton: A Woman Who Makes The Most of Her Opportunities
Opportunities seem to always come Sharon Middleton’s way and the Baltimore Sixth District Councilwoman has always managed to make the most of them.
“In a real sense all life is inter-related. All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be...This is the inter-related structure of reality.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, members shopped with two-time Super Featherweight and Golden Gloves Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Tammy Rivera Malphurs of VH-1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
"She’s spry, has a sense of humor that will tickle any funny bone, encourages others, and has an amazing memory. Not bad, considering Harding recently celebrated her 110th birthday in November."
Nearly 50 years later, Williams still works in the library of her Alma Mater. She serves as Assistant Director and Head of Circulation of the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Library. She will retire from BCCC on January 1, 2020.
“The role of the university is not to produce just practitioners,” said Dr. Marshall. “The role of education is to get students to think about their role in the world, and do something on their own personal convictions. It empowers them to move democracy forward.”
A LOT to be Thankful For
Founded by Leonard, LTC provides residential therapeutic treatment for women recovering from addictions. Women living in the homes work on a self-improvement plan while living as a family unit to support their own and each other’s recovery process. The homes have been credited with helping dozens of women overcome drug addiction.
The Positive People Awards, presented by The Baltimore Times and Times Community Services, Inc. was held at Horseshoe Casino on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Photos by Gar Roberts.
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.
“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."