Frederick Douglass Statue To Represent District at U.S. Capitol - As Douglass Descendants Continue Fight To End Slavery
Amongst the members of Congress, historians, popular personalities and national press, the descendants of Frederick Douglass will be in attendance during the unveiling ceremony. Nettie Washington Douglass is the Abolitionist’s great great granddaughter as well as the great granddaughter of Tuskegee University Founder and renown educator, Booker T. Washington. She is Chairwoman of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI), an Atlanta-based, non-profit organization dedicated to ending the many forms of slavery that still survive in the world today.
“We are so proud that the Congress of the United States has chosen to honor Frederick Douglass in this way,” said Ms. Douglass. “We especially want to thank Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia for her outstanding work on making it a reality.” Read in Full >>
Family Health Fair from Infancy to Elderly on Saturday, July 22, 2012 from 10:00 – 4:00 at the Druid Heights Community Ctr.
: The Druid Heights Community Development Corporation, residents of the Fr. Charles R. Uncles Senior Plaza and Druid Heights invite you to join us for a Family Health Fair from Infancy to Elderly on Saturday, July 22, 2012 from
10:00 – 4:00 at the Druid Heights Community Center – 2140 McCulloh Street @ Gold Street.
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BALTIMORE CITY NAACP TO SALUTE BALTIMORE RAVEN JAMEEL McCLAIN
McClain is well known for his work with the Baltimore Area Salvation Army to support their anti-hunger efforts and visits schools and centers throughout Baltimore to offer encouragement and support to young people. Read in Full >>
Spelman UPDATE: Spelman Ranks Among Top 10 Feeder Schools for City Year
Spelman ranks among the top 10 feeder schools for City Year
AmeriCorps, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in 247 low-performing schools across the country. Eighteen Spelman students will join City Year's 2,800 AmeriCorps members for the 2013-2014 academic year.
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CCG Tribute to Dean Eugene DeLoatch Dinner
Dr. Eugene M. DeLoatch is Dean and Full Professor of the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to beginning his service at Morgan in 1984, Dr. DeLoatch completed twenty-four years of affiliation with Howard University in Washington, D.C. His last assignment there was Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering for a period of nine years. The holder of B.S. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, he also holds a M.S.E.E. and an earned doctorate in Bioengineering. In recognition toward of many years of service to engineering education, Dr. DeLoatch was awarded Honorary Doctorates by Lafayette College (PA) in 1988 and by Binghamton University (NY) in 2004. Read in Full >>
Op/Ed: Poly All-Year Reunion Cookout: "We Are the Engineers" BPI4Life!
Sitting at my desk reflecting on my weekend. Just in case you missed it, over 1,600 people gathered in a public space without incident on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Read in Full >>