Local Woman Turns Misery into Mentoring

David B. Wright Memorial Foundation (DBWMF) director and founder Shawnte' Wright still remembers Feb. 4, 2009 —a date she'll never forget. That was the...

Retailers Have Mixed Feelings on Beverage Tax

The beverage tax that everyone thought was down for the count rebounded at half the assessment, 2 cents instead of 4, but with long...

‘Doc’ Set for Next Level Leadership

The man called “Doc” by his friends, who has come to embody the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored...

City, State Seek End to Infant Mortality

The mayor, city organizations and state officials are closing in on a serial killer in Baltimore City responsible for a growing death toll among...

‘Average Girl’ Wins Major Educational Award

After completing a 20-page application, writing nine essays and waiting for three weeks, Jerusa Miller was elated when she received notification that she was...

Let the Games Begin

July 6, the filing deadline for the 2010 elections across the state, came and went with few surprises. Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler sparked...

Meet Choo Smith: ‘Baltimore’s Best Kept Secret’

Coppin State University’s new Physical Education Complex has become the hot spot for college athletes looking to stay in shape during the summer. But...

Baltimore’s “Stop Snitching” Creator Sentenced to 20 Years

The creator of an underground video, which warned viewers to “stop snitching”, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on June 25 for his...

Baltimorean Receives ‘Ray of Hope’ Award

In a press release, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced Darryl A. Stokes, vice president of engineering and standards for BGE, as the...

Y of Central Maryland Seeks Volunteers

To better serve the community, particularly local youths, the Y of Central Maryland is seeking volunteers willing to serve as mentors. Y mentors work with...

MSU Student Receives James H. Ashby Jr. Award of Excellence

Temitope Owoeye is the recent recipient of the James H. Ashby Jr. Award of Excellence, an award established this year in memory of James...

Morgan State Professor’s Historic Graduation from Pa. School

Dr. An'Nita C. Moore of Baltimore recently completed her final oral doctoral defense at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Moore is the first African American to...