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  • Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims

    Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims
    “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson apologized for alleging that Glendale police racially profiled her son during a traffic stop after a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times cast doubt about whether police had improperly targeted him....
  • 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...
  • Hampton University Museum showcases Elizabeth Catlett's landmark talent

    When curator Vanessa Thaxton-Ward began putting together a new exhibit marking the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett, she knew it would be a good chance for the Hampton University Museum to flex some muscle. Since...
  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case
    It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates strides to the...
  • Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival

    Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival
    The lineup for the 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival was announced Monday. Tickets go on sale Saturday. While the early festivals in the late 1960s and early '70s featured jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, it has become...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial

    Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial
    This month is the 50th anniversary of the release of "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action," otherwise known as the Moynihan Report. This report, then and now, is a controversial policy paper on the status of the black family and the impact of...
  • Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role

    Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role
    Carnival Corp. & PLC on Monday announced the appointment of Marie McKenzie to the new position of vice president of global destinations services and sourcing. As part of her new function, McKenzie will lead a team that will coordinate and manage...
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  • Dr. Raymond L. Gray

    Dr. Raymond L. Gray
    Dr. Raymond L. Gray, who practiced dentistry in Baltimore for close to 40 years and was a partner in the Madison Park Medical Center, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of complications from a stroke. He was 88. "Ray was a people person...
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital announces new medical staff officers

    New medical staff officers have been named at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey for 2015-16, according to a press release from Ingalls Health System. Dr. Cressa Perish, a family practice physician, was elected president, while Dr. Carl Johnson, a...
  • Gloria Battle

    Gloria Battle
    Age: 64 Family: Single, one daughter Education: Bachelor's degree, Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C., 1972; master's degree in urban studies, Howard University, 1976 Occupation: Retired human rights consultant Political career: ...