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Public schools in the nation's capital recently reported that the graduation rate for 2017 was the highest in the school system's history. According to school... [Read More]
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The chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia's Committee on Education is pushing Mayor Muriel Bowser to broaden the scope of an investigation... [Read More]
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The market for marijuana is booming. Seven states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use. An additional 22 states have made... [Read More]
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Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o was so moved by "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah's bestselling memoir about his South African childhood that she's stepped forward... [Read More]
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Remember when so many Black folks thought business tycoon Sean "P. Diddy" Combs would be the perfect candidate to buy the Carolina Panthers? Well, apparently,... [Read More]
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Baltimore Police Commissioner Designate Darryl De Sousa took one step closer to officially taking perhaps the most challenging job in American law enforcement; commissioner of... [Read More]
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It's not a secret that racism is alive and well.  Yet, when someone is the victim of blatant discrimination, the pervasive problem of prejudice becomes... [Read More]
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The Maryland Court of Special Appeals grilled the State's top prosecutor during an appeal hearing over the controversial misconduct conviction of Pocomoke City's first Black... [Read More]
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The governor's reception room at the Maryland State House in Annapolis was packed as Gov. Larry Hogan proclaimed 2018 the Year of Frederick Douglass. The... [Read More]
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and the commanders of a grieving police department are all expressing their condolences over the... [Read More]
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New York University is under fire after it served "Kool-Aid and watermelon water" during Black History Month. Nia Ashari Harris, a sophomore, noticed the stereotypically... [Read More]
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Rev. Dr. Theodore Clifton Jackson, Jr., Pastor Emeritus of Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church, in the Park Heights community of Northwest Baltimore, died Feb. 17.... [Read More]
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Gubernatorial candidates were already making calls to Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott (D-2), when he connected with Jim Shea, Democratic candidate for Governor, an attorney... [Read More]
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For the women who live in Baltimore's public housing developments, day-to-day survival can be perilous. Even cooking a family meal can be hazardous. Perkins Homes... [Read More]
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On June 25, 1950, about 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People's Army crossed the 38th parallel, a boundary that separated the north's Soviet-backed Democratic... [Read More]
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Hoping to tap into voter rich Baltimore City, Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, has named a Charm City native to be his... [Read More]
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Bowie High School (13-7), (Bowie, Md.) finished the regular season on an eight-game win streak after taking down Beltsville, Md.-based High Point High School 81-58... [Read More]
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Maurice Simpson, the president of the Prince George's County Young Democrats, has been active in county politics for a number of years. He wants the... [Read More]
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University of Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore will participate in the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The combine will take place on Feb. 27... [Read More]
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Only about 17 percent of residents in Ward 7 have a bachelor's degree or higher. The poverty level for children under 18 is 40 percent.... [Read More]
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