(BALTIMORE - June 16, 2008) - Wes Moore, 29, is an investment Banker for Citigroup. A Former White House Fellow, 2006-2007, Wes served as Special Assistant to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. The White House Fellowship is one of the Nation’s most prestigious leadership and public service programs.
Wes, a paratrooper and Captain in the United States Army Reserves, served a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan. He served as the Director of Information Operations with the elite 1st Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division. Wes spearheaded the American strategic support plan for the Afghan Reconciliation Program that unites former insurgents with the new Afghan Government.
Wes also completed an MLitt in International Relations from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University and was awarded by the Maryland College Football Hall of Fame.
His troubled childhood led him to create an organization called STAND!, that works with youth involved in the criminal justice system. He is spearheading an initiative to bring a grand-family housing facility to Baltimore, Maryland and is authoring a book, published by Random House, entitled “Elevate: American Journeys into Manhood” due for a highly anticipated 2009 release.
Wes was named one of America’s Top 50 Bachelors by People Magazine in 2002, and was recently named one of Ebony Magazine’s Top 30 Leaders Under 30 for 2007.
Bmorenews.com Publisher Releases Autobiography, Unapologetically Black by Doni Glover; Baltimore book signing is April 29th at Douglass-Myers
Unapologetically Black is the story of Doni Glover’s trek from the streets of East Baltimore to two decades of journalism that has taken him to Canada, Jamaica, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Jordan. Along the way, he has hosted the longest-running customized news talk show in the nation at Radio One. More importantly, he joined the Fourth Estate twelve years ago when he founded www.bmorenews.com. Since then, his flagship online news service now garners one million hits per month with visitors from 200 nations.
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2015 Legislative Session Report from Delegate Dan Morhaim
The 435th Session of the Maryland General Assembly brought a fresh start to my sixth term in office. I was eager to represent the communities of the newly formed District 11, work with new government leadership, and get to know 69 new colleagues, many of them serving their first term in the legislature. I was pleased to continue my role in the House of Delegates as Deputy Majority Leader
and as Chair of the Government Operations and Long Term Care Subcommittee
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National Town Hall on Women and Girls of Color. Baltimore Town Hall: Saturday, April 25, 2015 :: 12pm-4pm :: Morgan State University Student Theatre
In 2014, AAPF launched a town hall series on women and girls of color in cities throughout the country. Thus far, hearings have been held in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City, with each convening gathering between 50 and 300 participants. Now Morgan State University is proud to host the first town hall in Baltimore, Maryland. Read in Full >>