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  • Baltimore author Sheri Booker wins NAACP Image Award

    Baltimore author Sheri Booker wins NAACP Image Award
    Author and Baltimore teacher Sheri Booker has won the NAACP Image Award for outstanding literary work by a debut author. Booker, a teacher at Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women and a graduate of both Notre Dame of Maryland University and...
  • Dancers from Egan School in Rodgers Forge to perform in St. Patrick's Parade

    Dancers from Egan School in Rodgers Forge to perform in St. Patrick's Parade
    "Hop. One, two, three, four. Back. One, two, three, four." In the basement at St. Pius X Catholic Church at 6428 York Road in Rodgers Forge, 12 girls and one boy practiced Irish dance for Baltimore's upcoming St. Patrick's Day parade. "What do you...
  • Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman

    Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman
    Raymond Joseph Peroutka Sr., who founded a janitorial supply business, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Nov. 17 of complications after heart surgery. A resident of Oak Crest Village in Parkville, he was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on South Glover...
  • Cross Keys at the crossroads

    Cross Keys at the crossroads
    Rhythmic thumping of techno music filled the air as a series of models draped in fall fashions strutted across the T-shaped runway. In September, a majority of Cross Keys retailers joined together to produce a series of fashion shows to highlight new...
  • Q&A with Tisha Edwards, Baltimore City schools interim superintendent

    Q&A with Tisha Edwards, Baltimore City schools interim superintendent
    What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "It's easy to be misunderstood." What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people? "I share the same zodiac sign as Oprah Winfrey -- my idol. I aspire to be as bold, courageous and generous as...
  • Handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando at Macy's

    Handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando at Macy's
    Handbag designer and Ellicott City native Danielle DiFerdinando will make appearances at Macy's locations in White Marsh and Towson Town Center on Saturday to introduce her Danielle Nicole Summer 2013 collection. The visit will also mark the launch of her...
  • Columbia native in 'total shock' after Emmy nomination

    Columbia native in 'total shock' after Emmy nomination
    Jason Odell Williams doesn't yet know if he'll attend the 65th Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 or even for sure if he'll receive his own golden statuette. When the Columbia native got a text message July 18 from an executive producer of National Geographic...
  • Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material

    Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material
    Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will. The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
  • An immortal contribution

    Henrietta Lacks was an African-American mother of five living in Baltimore County's Turner Station when she died, unheralded, of cervical cancer at the age of 31. Yet the malignant cells that killed her, which were taken from a cervical tissue sample...
  • Hopkins didn't take advantage of Henrietta Lacks

    Hopkins didn't take advantage of Henrietta Lacks
    I take great exception to reporter Andrea K. Walker's characterization of Henrietta Lacks as "a poor black woman taken advantage of by a larger medical institution" in reference to the Johns Hopkins Hospital ("Lacks' family to have say in use of her...
  • Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films

    Jean E. Hill, actress in John Waters films
    Jean E. Hill, a Baltimore model and actress who later performed in three John Waters films, died Wednesday of renal failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 67. "Jean Hill was my only African-American star. She was a talented comedian, a brave actress...
  • Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore

    Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore
    Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...