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In July 2008, Angel Carpenter, better known as DJ AngelBaby, fulfilled her lifelong dream of earning an on-air position at 92Q, the city's hip-hop radio station. On one of her first days at the job, Carpenter spotted the source of her inspiration —...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Howard University's School of Social Work Honors graduation ceremony. The Democratic congressman will give the speech on Wednesday in Washington in...
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Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
CBS Moneywatch took a look at college rankings compiled by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and pulled out a list of the colleges with the worst professors, at least according to data from the less-than-scientific Rate My...
Niki Geckeler, who led Howard University to back-to-back 20-plus-win seasons and three postseason tournament appearances, was introduced as the women's basketball coach at Towson on Thursday. "When we started this search, we went in search of a coach...
Niki (Reid) Geckeler, women's basketball coach at Howard University for the past five years, is the new coach at Towson University in Maryland. Geckeler graduated from Georgetown and was an assistant coach at both Georgetown and Fordham. Read the full...
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Times staff and wire servicesCivil rights leader Benjamin L. Hooks, a lawyer, minister and pioneering judge who revived a flagging NAACP after he became its executive director in the late 1970s, has died. He was 85. Hooks died Thursday at his Memphis home after a long illness,...
“Attention, attention … the mic is now open.” It is only fitting that Derrick Weston Brown begins his presentation at local high schools with an original poem beckoning “all poets and lovers of the word.” “Poetry...
The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award. "My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...
Words failed Roslyn Haywood-Broadnax, and that doesn't happen often. Her eyes softened and she pointed to the ceiling -- or, rather, through it, toward the heavens. Her three oldest are grown and gone, one a mental health counselor, one a hospital...
BLACKSBURG — When Erick Green was nine years old, he'd grab a chunk of chalk, head outside his Winchester home and draw a 3-point line roughly 20 feet away from the basketball hoop in the driveway. That was the easy part for Green. Actually...
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