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Jordin Sparks Wants You to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

‘American Idol’ winner Sparks lost a relative to sickle cell disease and now encourages everyone to know their status. During September, National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we are reposting articles, such as this one from October 2018, that focus on the malady.

The Ivy Hotel: Maryland’s Black-Owned Oasis in the Middle of Charm City

August is Black Business Month. In recognition of that fact, we are reposting this May 2019 article.

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Talks Breaking Barriers

Pugh is the first African-American in the Maryland General Assembly to be the majority leader of the Senate.

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Woman Killed After Giving Money to Lady Holding ‘Help Me Feed My Baby’ Sign

A Maryland woman was fatally stabbed after giving money to a woman who appeared to…

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

NBA player Carmelo Anthony did his part in helping to get kids to the March…

Salvation Army Combats Baltimore Food Desert with Nonprofit Grocery Store

The Salvation Army has proposed a new way to help neighborhoods categorized as food deserts.…