The investment in our planet that we need

By Ben Jealous The theme for the 53rd Earth Day last Saturday was a timely one: Invest in Our Planet. This country has just begun to do that through the infrastructure and clean energy packages that President Biden and Congress approved in 2021 and 2022. We will be spending more money transforming our economy in


Coppin State University Center for Strategic Entrepreneurship to Announce Youth Entrepreneurship Research Project

BALTIMORE – The Coppin State University Center for Strategic Entrepreneurship and the Annie E. Casey Foundation will launch a new research study focused on youth entrepreneurship and economic opportunity during the 2023 Economic Inclusion Conference at Coppin, on Thursday, April 27, 2023. The Excellence in Entrepreneurial Learning (EXCEL) Research Project will focus on current entrepreneurship


Roberta’s House honors community leaders for their work in the Baltimore area and beyond

By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO Roberta’s House hosted its annual Elijah Cummings Leadership Awards and Dinner on April 15 to highlight the contributions of four honorees.  The 2023 awardees were: Cecil Flanner, Cummings Leadership Award; Dr. Steven Sharfstein, Founders Award; St. Sen. Cory McCray, Torchbearer Award; and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Torchbearer