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Carmelo Anthony Helped Bus 4,500 Baltimore Kids to March For Our Lives Rally

by Christina Santi   Mar 26, 2018

NBA player Carmelo Anthony did his part in helping to get kids to the March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. this past... Read More

Salvation Army Combats Baltimore Food Desert with Nonprofit Grocery Store

Salvation Army Combats Baltimore Food Desert with Nonprofit Grocery Store

by Christina Santi   Mar 14, 2018

The Salvation Army has proposed a new way to help neighborhoods categorized as food deserts. The USDA defines a food desert as parts of... Read More

Baltimore Renames Former Confederate Site in Honor of Harriet Tubman

Baltimore Renames Former Confederate Site in Honor of Harriet Tubman

by Christina Santi   Mar 12, 2018

A portion of Baltimore’s Wyman Park Dell that was once the site of two Confederate statues was renamed, Harriet Tubman Grove. The rededication took... Read More

Baltimore Police Officers Found Guilty of Corruption Charges

Baltimore Police Officers Found Guilty of Corruption Charges

by Teddy Grant   Feb 13, 2018

Two former Baltimore police officers were found guilty on racketeering charges in one of the largest police corruption cases in history. On Monday, Daniel... Read More

Officers kept toy guns in case of officer-involved shootings.

Baltimore Cops Kept BB Guns to Plant on Their Potential Shooting Victims

by #teamEBONY   Jan 30, 2018

In what appeared to be a real-life version of “Training Day,” a group of police officers admitted to corrupt behaviors that would allow themselves... Read More

Valencia Clay instructs her students to shower a peer suffering from colorism with "10 seconds of compliments."

Kids Shower Peer Told She Was ‘Ugly’ With ‘10 Seconds Of Compliments’

by Zahara Hill   Nov 09, 2017

As a young, Black, female teacher, Valencia Clay is presumably hip to the influence she holds over her students in Baltimore, Maryland. In January,... Read More

Baltimore will be celebrating Henrietta Lacks Day.

Baltimore Honors Legacy of Pioneer Henrietta Lacks, Her Cells Led to Polio Vaccine

by #TEAMEBONY   Oct 05, 2017

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has approved a bill to greenlight Henrietta Lacks Day. Lacks’ cancerous cells were used without her consent by doctors in the 1940s... Read More

Mural of Freddie Gray

None Of The Six Officers Involved In Death Of Freddie Gray Will Face Federal Charges

by Zahara Hill   Sep 12, 2017

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that there would be no federal charges filed against the officers involved in the death of the Freddie Gray. Read More

Life Expectancy

In Brief: Black Life Expectancy Rises, Confederate Emblem Causes Boycott Action in Miss.

by #teamEBONY   May 02, 2017

Black Life Expectancy Increases, But Still Not Equal to Whites, Report Says African-Americans are living longer, but their life expectancy has not caught up... Read More

Black Males

How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

by Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith   Apr 20, 2017

In Baltimore and around the country, we are losing too many young people—especially young Black boys and men—to violence. One of those young people... Read More