Stacy M. Brown

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Bowie State Celebrates 150 Years of Excellence

HBCU History Proudly Recalled By Alumni, Others

When the 40 African-American founders opened what was then called the Baltimore Normal School on Jan. 9, 1865, their mission was to establish educational facilities across Maryland that would help educate the more than 85,000 newly emancipated slaves. Today, the school now famously called Bowie State University, counts among the many proud historical black college and universities.

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Shutdown Academy Helps Local Children

Realtor, NFL Star Assist Youth in Football, Academics

The Shutdown Academy is a development program for children designed to strengthen and help them reach their potential through mentoring and other programs in the classroom and on the athletic field.

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Stevie Wonder: How He Became a Ladies' Man

Stevie Wonder practices what he preaches. One of our greatest love-song writers, composer of "My Cherie Amour" and "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours," recently fathered his ninth child — with a fifth woman.

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Social Security Disability Insurance in Peril

The battle over Social Security Disability Insurance benefits continues to unfold on Capitol Hill, and, as in the case of most of these fights, numerous officials argue that it's the little guy who gets hurt.

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Frank Conaway Sr. Remembered

Longtime Maryland Politician Dead at 81

Frank M. Conaway Sr., the longtime clerk of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, is being remembered by the many in Charm City, Prince George's County and around the state who knew him and the many more his work helped.

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Black Theatre Symposium Scheduled

University of Maryland Explores Value of African-American Art

As the black theater, which some call an endangered species, struggles, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, Maryland, will cap Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 28, with an introspective symposium beginning at 9 a.m.

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New Website Helps Brides, Grooms Contain Wedding Cost

Getting married can be expensive. But for those seeking wedded bliss, there's some good news.

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Breast Cancer Survivor Beating the Odds

Officials at the American Cancer Society say that individuals with stage 4 breast cancer have a 22 percent rate of survival after five years compared to their peers without breast cancer.

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CBC Pushes Supreme Court on Voter ID

Forcing voters to produce government-issued identification goes against America's long-standing belief in a democracy. It's also a thinly-disguised method to prevent many African-Americans, Latinos and other minorities from voting, according to members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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