| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A cadre of spiritual giants was inducted Saturday into the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum as the East Baltimore gallery looks to expand in its third decade.
About 1,000 people gathered in Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center for a...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:15 PM
In the crowd watching the L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester smiled.
He's been coming to the annual parade since it began in 1970, when it was such a bold statement that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission attempted to prevent it,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:55 AM
As I write, the weekend toll of gun violence across Chicago stands at 30 persons shot with four dead and 26 wounded.
Two hours remain on this sad Sunday evening. This afternoon a small faith-based crowd gathered at a South Side church with songs and...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In a city starved for luxury flagship retail stores, consignment shops are the closest thing fashionistas have to getting the same haute couture looks worn by the world's rich and famous.
Although the fashions might not always be current, they are...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92.
The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:12 PM
One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church.
Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
More married men may be serving as Catholic priests in the U.S. and Canada soon, but not because Pope Francis is about to relax the requirement that Latin Rite priests be celibate.
Last week the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If Yevola Peters were ever in a tight spot, she hopes that someone would be willing to lend a hand.
That's why the 78-year-old Annapolis resident has devoted her life to advocating for at-risk families and children in the Annapolis area.
"We are our...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:17 PM
William Goldsborough Helfrich III, who helped with the operation and management of a handful of downtown restaurants, died June 21 in La Jolla, Calif., after suffering multiple organ failure. He was 38.
Born in Arlington Heights, Ill., Mr. Helfrich ...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Janet Shaw passed away peacefully on June 15 at home in Newport Beach surrounded by her family. Originally from Royal Oak, Michigan, she attended Albion College, became a Delta Zeta, and graduated with a degree in sociology six months after the attack...