Breaking News: Whiting-Turner to break ground on community hub at Mondawmin Mall

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Baltimore-based construction company Whiting-Turner, on Dec. 15 will begin groundbreaking on Mondawmin Mall’s Target, which has been vacant since 2018. CEO and President Tim Regan, who is privately funding the project, will also announce the name of the soon-to-be active community town center. 


Scott administration plans next steps: Study finds minority and women-owned businesses are underutilized in Baltimore City contracts

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Mayor Brandon Scott’s administration recently released the findings of the 2022 Disparity Study for the City of Baltimore, which was conducted by Tampa, Fla.-based MGT Consulting Group.  This is the first time the study has been conducted since 2014 and much of the


First Black chair of Maryland’s Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee uses art to correct history

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Annapolis, Md. will experience even more representational shifts for the upcoming legislative session in January. Next month a portrait of young Thurgood Marshall, the Baltimore son who integrated the U.S. Supreme Court, will be installed thanks to Sen. William Smith (D-Md-20), chair of