Eddison Hermond, Flooding, Maryland, Army National Guardsman

Body of Missing Army National Guardsman Found After Historic Flooding in Maryland

by Teddy Grant   May 30, 2018

The body of an Army National Guardsman who was trying to rescue a woman was found in Maryland on Tuesday, CBS Baltimore reports. Sgt.... 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

Hate Crime

Why Were Hate Crime Charges Applied to Burning a Trump Sign?

by #teamEBONY   Apr 21, 2017

Even though authorities in Princess Anne, Md., have dropped charges against two women charged with a hate crime for burning a President Trump campaign... Read More


Black Lawmakers Stand Up, Push Back on Unfair Bail Bill

by #teamEBONY   Mar 30, 2017

At least one group of legislators in this country is responding to the harm caused by bail situations that detrimentally affect African-Americans, similar to... Read More

Harriet Tubman

Legacy of Harriet Tubman Preserved at New Center in Maryland

by Donna Owens   Mar 14, 2017

Nearly two centuries after the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born on a Maryland plantation, a new historical site bearing her name has opened to... Read More


Styling Her Way From Homelessness to Salon Success

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service   Sep 28, 2016

It is ironic that travel plays such a significant role in hairstylist Evalyn “Evie” Johnson’s life. The co-owner of the E&E Hair Studio in... Read More

Georgetown University Attempts to Attone for Role in Slave Trade

Georgetown University Attempts to Attone for Role in Slave Trade

by #teamEBONY   Sep 01, 2016

Georgetown University has announced that it will give admissions preference to the descendants of 272 slaves that it sold in an attempt at reconciliation for profiting... Read More

Boyfriend of Korryn Gaines Arrested

Boyfriend of Korryn Gaines Arrested

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

The boyfriend of Korryn Gaines, a 23-year-old Maryland woman shot and killed by police after an hours-long standoff, has been arrested. The New York... Read More

A Year After Freddie Gray’s Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

A Year After Freddie Gray’s Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

by Charles Robinson   Apr 12, 2016

One year ago, April 12, 2015, the city of Baltimore was riveted by the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year old Freddie Gray. It... Read More

Officer Involved-September 2 Freddie Gray Baltimore Police Department

Maryland High Court Holds Freddie Gray Cop Trials

by Charles Robinson   Feb 19, 2016

In an unprecedented move, Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals has placed on hold five of the six trials in the arrest and death of... Read More