On February 1, 1968, two Memphis garbage collectors, Echol Cole and Robert Walker, were crushed to death by a malfunctioning truck. Twelve days later, frustrated by the city’s response to the latest event in a long pattern of neglect and abuse of its black employees, 1,300 black men from the Memphis Department of Public Works went on strike.
Central Baltimore Partnership
Formed in 2006, the Central Baltimore Partnership’s mission is to galvanize the renaissance of Central Baltimore. It pursues its mission by partnering with neighborhood organizations, non-profits, educational institutions, businesses and government agencies.
Williams is among the cast of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which played at the Hippodrome Theatre January 22, 2019 through Sunday, January 27, 2019. The production was a part of the 2018/19 CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series.
The Neil Muldrow Business Development Fund
Following the death of Ackneil M. Muldrow, II, the longtime businessman was remembered as “a tireless advocate for uplifting and empowering African Americans.” Muldrow’s long and storied business career included serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Development Credit Fund, Inc. Muldrow served as chief administrator of a $7.5 million loan pool formulated to provide low cost financial assistance to minority-owned businesses operating in the State of Maryland.
Last fall, Drummond launched The WELL (The Women Entrepreneur Leadership Lab), a network that will foster collaboration, community and confidence for black woman-owned businesses.
On Saturday, November 24, 2018, WISEorg, Inc., (Women’s Inspirational Self-Empowerment), held its first ever Golden Gala at The Park in Washington, D.C. where an estimated 300 people danced, ate and mingled— all in the name of supporting women struggling with mental illness.
Chino Braxton began riding dirt bikes at age six in Baltimore. Today, he is a highly sought-after motorcross athlete with an endorsement from Under Armor. He was born and raised in Baltimore City. He grew up in the Reisterstown Road area near Park Heights. Now 21, he recently made a surprise visit to students in B-360 Baltimore, an organization that utilizes dirt bike culture to end the cycle of poverty, disrupt the prison pipeline, and build bridges in communities.
More than 100 women impacted by violence were given all the trimmings for a Thanksgiving meal and served dinner at the 11th Annual Thanksgiving Event organized by Millie Brown, founder of A Mother’s Cry on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Lillian Jones building at 1303 Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore City. A Mother’s Cry is a local group that supports mothers who have lost children to violence.
The Baltimore Times is saddened to announce the passing of Ackneil M. Muldrow, II. A Memorial Service for Muldrow, who was 80, will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the March Life Tribute Center located at 5616 Old Court Rd, in Windsor Mill, MD. The Family Hour will begin at 9 a.m., with a Memorial Service to follow at 11 a.m.
Some of the best chili cooks around will be vying for bragging rights during “The Baltimore Station’s 4th annual Stars, Stripes & Chow: Chili Edition” on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at South Point at West Covington Park.