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  • Schools offering bonuses to help students graduate on time

    Looking for a way to encourage your college kid to graduate in four years? How about a sweet incentive, courtesy of the school? A small number of universities around the country are dangling tuition rebates, guaranteed tuition rates for four years,...
  • Celebs donate $500,000 scholarships to students on UNCF show

    Anthony Anderson can recall when he worried about scrounging up money to pay for the rest of his college tuition, food and housing while attending Howard University. Now the "Black-ish" star wants to help students avoid the same struggle. The actor-...
  • Football concussions: If I only knew then...

    Football concussions: If I only knew then...
    They are hard to avoid … even harder to read. But headlines about football concussions keep coming, like those brain-scrambling hits on the field that have created this controversy surrounding our nation's most popular and financially lucrative...
  • Toni Morrison sets her new novel in an alien world: Today

    Toni Morrison has written 11 novels and won all the great prizes, but found herself struggling with her new book, "God Help the Child." Much of her work, from "Beloved" to "Jazz," has been set in the distant past. But she placed "God Help the Child" in a...
  • Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare
    Renee Riffey can't decide among the myriad universities that are actively courting her and offering major scholarships, and it's all due to her prodigious talent as a women's bowling champion. The senior at North County High School is looking at...
  • Marker honoring Va. leader to be dedicated Saturday

    A state historical marker will be dedicated this week in Harrisonburg in memory of a favorite son who was an African-American religious and educational leader. The marker honoring Edgar Amos Love will be dedicated Saturday at John Wesley United Methodist...
  • Schmoke's vindication

    Schmoke's vindication
    When Gov. Larry Hogan's task force on heroin overdose deaths met at the University of Baltimore last week, the panel was greeted by the school's newly installed president, Kurt Schmoke, a former Baltimore mayor with plenty of experience coping with the...
  • Frederick D. O'Neal, businessman

    Frederick D. O'Neal, businessman
    Frederick D. O'Neal, a retired Baltimore businessman who had owned Mondawmin Photo Supply in Mondawmin Mall for more than three decades, died April 1 at Northwest Hospital of cardiac arrest and lung failure. He was 82. The son of John McKinley O'Neal, a...
  • Video of Glendale PD stop seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiled

    Video of Glendale PD stop seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiled
    A 40-minute video obtained by the Los Angeles Times shows an encounter between Glendale police and the son of "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson, during which she contends he was racially profiled. The footage from Oct. 18 shows the officer driving in...
  • 'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC

    'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC
    Actress Taraji P. Henson said in a magazine interview that her son was racially profiled and stopped by police on the sprawling campus for having his hands in his pockets. In an interview with Uptown magazine, the “Empire” star said she...
  • Historians' view of Lincoln continues to change

    WASHINGTON Abraham Lincoln, the great emancipator from Illinois who was shot by assassinJohn Wilkes Booth150 years ago Tuesday, has been evolving in myth and memory. As recent scholarship and events have shown, the Civil War and Lincoln's struggle to...