From ideas to impact: Baltimore Together Summit 2023 and the EXCEL Project

Panelists discuss the Excel Project, a collaborative research initiative between Coppin State University (CSU) and the Baltimore Development Corp. that aims to identify and nurture young entrepreneurs. From left to right: Ron Williams, director of CSU’s Center for Strategic Entrepreneurship and principal investigator of the EXCEL Project; Rashad Staton, executive director of Community Law In


Chesapeake Shakespeare Company pushes for diversity and inclusion within the organization

By Shaela Foster, Special to the AFRO Following the pandemic, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) has attempted to diversify their organization. CSC is a classical theater company based in Baltimore. They specialize in Shakespearian plays as they look to expose Baltimore to the wonders of classical theater.  The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic prompted members