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On Obama’s Proposed Executive Actions to Curb Gun Violence

By Cornell William Brooks, NAACP President & C.E.O. Baltimore, MD. NAACP National President and C.E.O. Cornell William Brooks today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s proposed executive actions to reduce gun violence: Visitors at a gun show in Houston. Photo: Wikipedia. “More than 4 million people in our country were victims of crimes involving a gun […]

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At Hands of Luce Leader, ShapeU Becomes FitMango

New York, N.Y. The Johns Hopkins undergraduate students behind ShapeU are changing the name of their fitness technology startup to FitMango, according to founder and C.E.O., Seal-Bin Han. I wrote about Seal, recipient of the 2014 Luce Leadership Award, a year ago here. Image: FitMango. Seal tells me now that the name change reflects their management […]

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U.S. Justice Dept. to Investigate Baltimore Police

Baltimore, MD.  The U.S. Justice Department will investigate possible civil rights violations by the Baltimore Police Department  following the death of a black man while under police custody, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Friday. The investigation will look for unconstitutional policing practices within the city, such as patterns of excessive force or improper stops […]

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Fountain Gallery Presents Exhibition at Stonehenge-Luce Annex

New York, N.Y.  Fountain Gallery, the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness, presents Works on Paper at the Stonehenge-Luce Non-Profit Annex, a pop-up gallery located at 1159 Second Avenue at 61st Street in Manhattan. This 30-work exhibit of drawings, collages and watercolors will be on view from Friday, January 18 through Saturday, February […]

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Give Corps: Philanthropy for the People

A conversation on philanthropy and entrepreneurship with Give Corps CEO, Jamie McDonald. Photography by Theresa Keil Baltimore, MD.  Give Corps, a visionary tech startup, seeks to democratize and change popular perceptions about philanthropy. Often when we think of philanthropists we imagine affluent individuals or corporations that gift large sums of money. The notion that most individuals […]

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Baltimore: Out From Under “The Wire”

Baltimore, MD.  Can Good News Revive a City? A new media experiment is underway in Baltimore, Maryland to find out. One goal is to inspire social change by celebrating the city’s positive outliers, offering them a microphone and giving them public praise. Another is to introduce the world to Baltimore’s eclectic and vibrant cultural scene. […]

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