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Three Black men who spent 36 years behind bars will receive millions. On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, Maryland’s Board of Public Works voted unanimously to pay about $2.9 million to Alfred Chestnut, Andrew Stewart Jr., and Ransom Watkins, according to the Baltimore Sun.  In 1983, Chestnut, Stewart and Watkins were charged and convicted of the…

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The city of Baltimore is seeking new ways to get tougher on violent crime. Along with patrolling the streets with cops on the beat, the city will also surveil the community using airplanes, according to WTOP. On Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, the Baltimore Police Department announced that a pilot program will help law enforcement investigate…

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Legendary Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Howard University grad and Baltimore attorney who led the fight in the hotly-contested impeachment process in Washington, has died. Cummings was 68 years old. According to the Baltimore Sun, Maryland’s largest newspaper, Cummings took a self-imposed moratorium from his role as the ranking chairman of the House of Representatives’…

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Mychael Michelle is all about chasing her dreams while embracing a distinctive style. The Baltimore native relocated to Atlanta in 2011 to pursue her dreams of hair grandeur, and as the owner of Hair Rock Cafe Salon, she’s realizing them. Michelle provides a unique experience for her bevy of clients. She is passionate about building…

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Gervonta Davis celebrates his win over Ricardo Núñez Saturday at Royal Farms Arena.(Photo courtesy of Sean Michael Ham/Mayweather Promotions)

Gervonta “Tank” Davis returned to Baltimore and successfully defended his WBA Super Featherweight World Championship with a second-round technical knockout of mandatory challenger Ricardo Núñez Saturday night at Royal Farms Arena.  The sold-out crowd of 14,686 included boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, boxer Adrien Broner, and NFL Hall of Famer Ed Reed. Fighting for the first…

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Gervonta “Tank” Davis was honored in his hometown Wednesday as Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young presented him with the Key to the City at a ceremony at City Hall (Photo courtesy of Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME)

WBA Super Featherweight World Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis (21-0) returns to Baltimore to defend his title against Ricardo Núñez on Showtime Championship Boxing Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Royal Farms Arena at 9 pm. “The main reason … I wanted to come back home was because of people getting killed in this city,” Davis said…

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The recently hired deputy police commissioner for the Baltimore Police Department and his wife were reportedly robbed at gunpoint, according to Fox Baltimore. Danny Murphy relayed to local police that the altercation took place near Patterson Park in the city’s southeast area around 9 p.m. on Friday evening. Murphy was able to tell police that…

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In the wake of a growing scandal, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has resigned from office, according to The Baltimore Sun. Pugh was under increasing pressure to step down after federal agents from the IRS and FBI raided her home and office and also those of close staff after dubious financial dealings tied to her self-published children’s…

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