- African American history in Kent County dates back to the 17th century, leaving a complex, and often painful, cultural legacy that Washington College is trying to preserve.
- Alley houses have been a cornerstone of Baltimore architecture since the 1780s as a way to provide affordable housing to Black residents and recently immigrated families. Now, estimates are that only a few hundred remain.
- Shawna Murray-Browne, owner of Kindred Wellness, works directly with activists and Baltimore’s Black community as a therapist to make mental health resources more accessible and culturally relevant.
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- While the quirky decor is a highlight of this nearly $3.3 million Ocean City home, it’s still a beach home at heart.
- Jesse Salazar and his husband Tom Williams commissioned a notorious mural of Divine three years ago.
- Myla Robinson launched her jewelry business "Myla Makes Stuff" last June in response to the pandemic and protests against anti-Black racism. She donates a portion of her profits to mutual aid organizations.
- With summer vacation season in full swing and COVID cases abating, BWI Marshall Airport is seeing a surge in passengers eager to travel after over a year of pandemic restrictions. But nationwide pilot staffing shortages and a recent surge in airline delays have raised concerns about how smooth the return to normal will be.
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- Wiley the Sheep Dog came onto Tom Barse's farm around three weeks ago, but was wandering around the neighborhood for five weeks. After making her way to the farm, Wiley started to herd sheep and made her home at the barn.