Baltimore Community Marches for State Center Project Jobs

Long before construction begins on the $1.6 billion State Center project in Baltimore, the local group Community Churches United for Baltimore Jobs said Nov....

Baltimore City Schools Recognizes Superintendent Ousted for Opening “Colored” Schools

For over 140 years, Baltimore has not acknowledged one of the city’s first school superintendents, John Nelson McJilton. That’s because the man who helped...

It’s OfficialCouncilwoman Agnes Welch Retiring

After seven consecutive terms in the Baltimore City Council, Agnes Welch, D-9th district, has confirmed her retirement, saying she will leave her post within...

Gov. O’Malley Appoints New State Prosecutor

Maryland Gov. O’Malley announced this week the appointment of Emmet C. Davitt as state prosecutor. “I am pleased to appoint Emmet Davitt to be the...

Three Civil Rights Icons to Speak at Maryland School

Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, and Dorothy M. Zellner, one-time members of  Student Nonviolent  Coordinating  Committee  (SNCC), a leading 1960s civil rights organization, will...

Community Groups Join Forces to Uplift Teens in Foster Care

When Sean, 16, was sent to Arrow Child and Family Ministries, officials reported that she was depressed and withdrawn. The teenager came from a...

UMUC Launches Program Targeting Underserved Adults

By 2018, more than 68 percent of all American jobs will require a post-secondary education, according to a recent Georgetown University study. That is...

GOP’s ‘Dis’ of President Obama Ignites MD Democrat Angry Rebuke

Flexing their post-election muscle, Capitol Hill Republicans, as the lame-duck session opened Nov. 15, stymied President Obama’s first bipartisan overture, leaving many Democrats stewing...

Baltimore Businessman Robert ‘Bob’ Haynes Dies

Robert “Bob” Edmund Haynes, a jazz club owner who popularized the Saturday afternoon jazz sets in Baltimore, died Nov. 12. He was 81. Haynes was...

Gospel Stars Come to Maryland for Evangel Cathedral’s Christmas Celebration

Gospel veteran Bryan Wilson will act and perform in Evangel Cathedral’s annual Broadway-styled Christmas production, “Christmas Celebration 2010.” The production features a cast of...

Rawlings-Blake Launches New Plan to Tackle Baltimore Blight

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced an elaborate strategy to tackle the city’s vacant properties and reduce blight. The plan calls for a streamlined sales...

Morgan, Area Residents Begin New Partnership

Residents around Morgan State University, fed up with students parking in their neighborhoods, held a protest near the campus Nov. 15. Holding signs demanding...