Joe Hairston :: Unplugged! :: Baltimore County Public School Superintendent
Has served 12 years; unheard of in his profession. Focused on closing gaps; African American males continuously progressed, matriculated. Secret to keeping black males viable. Read in Full >>
Bilal Ali at BEST Democratic Club Meeting, Chef's Mac
No solutions on how to pay for education, public safety, new school construction Read in Full >>
Dorothy Stoneman, Youbuild USA, Touts Sandtown's Antoine Bennett at White House, Bmorenews, 2.15.13 :: Says YouthBuild Needs to Return to Baltimore :: 16-24 yr. olds
Dorothy Stoneman is founder and president of YouthBuild USA, the national support center for 273 YouthBuild programs and a leader in advocating for youth engagement in civil society. She is chairman of the National YouthBuild Coalition, with more than 1,000 member organizations in 45 states, Washington D.C., and the Virgin Islands. Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: 1st Day of School: “Back to the Salt Mines”
And it is also the first day of school for other youngsters and the not-so-young as well – in Baltimore and across the country. From pre-k to Ph.D. programs across America, this is the “back-to-school” season. And with it ought come a prayer for all those seeking to advance utilizing one of the greatest resources in the world: education.
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Saafir Muhammad, International Businessman Promotes Sister Clara Muhammad School
Saafir leads by example and seeks to make Sister Clara Muhammad School a household name in Greater Baltimore Read in Full >>
TGR: CHICAGO: URBAN PREP ACADEMY GRADUATES YOUNG BLACK MEN
I don’t about you, but it certainly melts my heart to see such good news. Despite rampant late night news of young black men being shot dead in American streets via street or police violence, it is so refreshing and warming to see these lads matriculate forward to the next stage of their development.
Special kudos to their parents for ensuring their success. This is the type of news we love to report and share. It certainly brings another side to the often misunderstood young black man in America. Too often, he is castigated as irrelevant … as invisible.
Congratulations to all of these young men, their parents, and their teachers for a job well done! Read in Full >>
State of Maryland vs. HBCUs: Morgan State's Dr. David Wilson Addresses Funding Disparities at Black Schools; MSU Owed $600 Million
"I was momentarily impressed," said Dr. Wilson. "But then you have to look a little bit deeper. And you've got to look inside of those buildings, as well. And you've got to look at what's not there. And what's not on this campus was about $600 million in capital backlog." ...... "I felt like our students were being short-changed." Read in Full >>
Shut Down Academy: Keion Carpenter and Schazz Lee on WOLB 1010 AM
The Carpenter's House, parents, volunteers offer Baltimore's young men football, mentoring Read in Full >>
Shut Down Academy: Keyshon Jones Accepted to Gilman
Keion Carpenter's Shut Down Academy is producing great scholar/athletes Read in Full >>
Dr. Charles Simmons at Radio One's "Minority Business Exchange", 2.29.12
Sojourner-Douglass College President recognized at business networking event at Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore Read in Full >>