DEI, More than a Buzzword

By Tonya Odom For as long as I can remember, I have been passionate about justice. I was invested in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) before DEI was considered a buzzword. It is why I went to law school. It’s why I served as a judge and why as a little girl, I was the


Applications Open Now: Comcast RISE to Award 100 Small Businesses in Baltimore City with Comprehensive Grant Packages

By Comcast RISE Comcast is awarding 100 small businesses in Baltimore City with comprehensive grant packages through Comcast RISE. The grant packages include a $5,000 monetary grant, creative production of a 30-second TV commercial, a media schedule, a technology makeover, business consultation services, and educational resources.  Through June 30, eligible businesses in Baltimore City can


Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate

Dr. Eugene L. Moore Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger proclaimed freedom for enslaved people in Texas. This marks the third year it has been observed as a federal holiday but it has been celebrated for more than a century prior to its national recognition.

Top 10 Black history events in June

By Aswad Walker, Defender Network In support of celebrating Black history 24/7/365, check out the list below to learn about key historical events that have taken place during the month of June— in addition to Juneteenth.  U.S. Rep. Joseph Haynes Rainey born On June 21, 1832, the first African American to serve in the U.S.


VIDEO: Todd Dulaney – “No Weapon” formed Against Me Shall Prosper

“No Weapon” formed against me shall prosper,’ Todd Dulaney declares in his faith-moving new single, available now to download/stream on all digital platforms. The Stellar Award-winning artist delivers this anthem with a strong message highlighting the authority and victory we have in Christ. “No Weapon” follows the release of Dulaney’s collab single with Bishop Hezekiah