Stacy M. Brown

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Diana Ross to Bring Diva Act to DMV

No mountain, rain or summer heat will keep Diana Ross from the nation's capital.

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Back to School Stress Problematic

The beginning of a new school year often arrives with apprehension and a bit of anxiety — something with which educators are well aware.

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Local Ailey Dancer Earns Princess Award

She started dancing at the age of three and that was only because her mother went to a Target store and picked out a ballet outfit just to see how her toddler would look in it. For Courtney Celeste Spears, it's like she never took off the leotard.

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'New Tobacco Road' Presents Problems

Cigarette Trafficking Along I-95 Causes $5B Loss in Tax Revenue

Some may shrug off the thought the effects smuggling cigarettes may have on the tobacco industry, while others might argue that it’s a victimless crime. However, there is growing evidence that it's more than just an industry problem.

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New Workbook Helps Teens 'Play Up'

Since the release of the wildly popular "Playing Up," Vaughn McKoy and his wife, Marnie McKoy, thought of ways in which they could make the lessons found in the book practical in ways that could drive behavior and complement academic learning.

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AME Church Calls for End to Racism

When Barack Obama won election in 2008 and a second term four years later, it was a watershed moment in race relations in the United States. At least that was the hope of many residents, particularly those in the African-American community.

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Larry Graham Wows Rams Head Crowd

It's a good thing that the doors opened early for Larry Graham and Graham Central Station's concert at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis on Wednesday.

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Sesame Street Moving To HBO Angers Some

Sesame Street is moving from the friendly confines of PBS to the adult world of Home Box Office.

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Menthol Ban Could Have Impact on Blacks

The illegal trafficking of cigarettes along Interstate 95 and in areas across the country has already presented numerous revenue loss and law enforcement problems, but a government ban on menthol cigarettes would create far greater issues, according to police, cigarette makers and others.

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Robert Johnson, Playing By His Own Rules

BET Founder Pushes Black Hiring, Launches New Network

A symbol of leadership and an innovator, Robert Johnson has a legacy that could ultimately be defined by what he's accomplished to level the playing field for African-Americans and other minorities in corporate America.

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