Convicted Cop Attacks Character of Slain Officer

When Det. Sean Suiter was shot in the head with his own gun in a West Baltimore alley in November 2017, then Baltimore Police...

McCarthy Helps Lead Revamped Baltimore Branch NAACP

The Baltimore City branch of the NAACP is regrouping with a new agenda and new leadership. The local branch will host a delegation of...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.”  Thurgood Marshall In honor of Black History Month, it’s a pleasure to...

Ruth Elma Cummings, Mother of Rep. Elijah Cummings, Dies at 91

The morning of Feb. 5, venerable Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7th), received the news that his beloved mother overseer Ruth Elma Cummings had died. She...

Celebrate Black History Month 2018

Every weekend for the month of February join the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center for family friendly programming. The programs will...

Resume Writing & Job Application Assistance

For the month of February the PTO of Waverly Elementary Middle are offering free assistance. The classes will be held Monday- Thursday 4 p.m....

Dr. Patrice Gilliam-Johnson Named Graduate/Adult Studies Dean at Delaware State University

Today, Executive Vice President and Provost Tony Allen announced that Delaware Secretary of Labor Patrice Gilliam-Johnson has decided to join Delaware State University as...

Baltimore Kicks Off Black History Month Celebration

Mayor Catherine Pugh kicked off Baltimore’s Black History Month celebrations on Feb. 1 with a City Hall ceremony honoring abolitionist Frederick Douglass on his...

Following Court Ruling, Md. Lawmakers Again Introduce HBCU Support Bill

As she has each year for the past decade, Maryland State Sen. Joan Carter Conway (D-Dist. 43) testified before her colleagues in support of...

Baltimore’s Kids Safe Zone Leader Steps Down, But Center Remains Open

The founder of West Baltimore’s Penn North Kids Safe Zone, which emerged from the chaos of the city’s April 2015 uprising, has severed ties...

New NAACP Report Highlights Ways Forward from Poverty in Baltimore

BALTIMORE– In a new report, the NAACP analyzes the impact of historical racism and segregation on Baltimore and releases its recommendations for eliminating the...

Enemy of the State

I’ve watched every State of the Union Address since I graduated high school in 1983. But, not this year. I had no desire to listen to...