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Citizens Trust Bank has had something to celebrate in its 95th year: continued relevance. As a gift of sorts for its nearly century-long existence as an institution in the black community, the community gave back to the bank with nearly $1 million in deposits – in just five days last July. The major influx of […]...

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Abeeku Barrow founded Boston Cleaning Company in 2012, hiring local young adults to to clean commercial buildings....

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When Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh joined a host of other dignitaries and officials on Friday, December 9, 2016 to announce a multimillion, redevelopment plan for Madison Park North in West Baltimore’s Reservoir Hill, those working on the project were taken by more than just the dollar signs attached and the media a...

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The iconic HBCU Howard University’s School of Communications is celebrating its 45th anniversary with the speculation of the construction of a new building. But whether or not it is built, the center will be renamed the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, the school’s newspaper The Hilltop reports. It has to do with more than the fa...

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Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which opened on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C....

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On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, national leaders, elected officials, members of the city and state business communities, and others gathered for the Ribbon Cutting of the Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Center at the Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL)....

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Gentrification in the once largely-black Shaw neighborhood is a microcosm of the town once known as "Chocolate City," as upscale whites and other nationalities have flooded the city in recent years....

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Black Homeownership on Steady Decline

The homeownership rate in the Black community was at nearly 50 percent a dozen years ago. Today, the figure stands at 41.5 percent and could get worse, experts warn....

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The U.S. Department of Justice will stop contracting with for-profit prison operators. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates made the announcement, “They simply do not provide the same level of correctional services, programs, and resources; they do not save substantially on costs; and … they do not maintain the same level of safety and sec...

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Chicago faith leaders gathered to share their initiative to encourage their congregations to open accounts at one of the city’s Black-owned banks. The group, which…...

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