BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how...
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BBJ: Here’s where employers can start in addressing structural racism in the workplace

Bell-McKoy shared some of these essential questions with an online audience of nearly 200 Baltimore businesspeople June 26 during a Greater Baltimore Committee webinar largely focused on the role that structural racism plays in perpetuating wage and other achievement gaps between white and Black folks in America, and in...
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BBJ: McCormick’s profit exceeds expectations in 2Q amid increase in at-home cooking

Strength in consumer demand drove the increase. McCormick's consumer sales segment saw sales skyrocket 26% to $962.6 million in the second quarter, compared to $764.1 million in the year-ago quarter as shoppers flooded grocery stores to stock up their pantries. Continue reading
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Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford to virtually tour NorthBay Education campus

As a part of the state’s Roadmap to Recovery plan, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford will virtually tour  NorthBay Education campus south of North East, Md. Continue reading
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Mercy Medical Center completes newly constructed hospital floor ahead of schedule

Mercy Medical Center announced the completion of a newly constructed unit on the 17th Floor of the Mary Catherine Bunting Center main hospital in downtown Baltimore. Continue reading
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McDaniel College announces Fall 2020 semester reopening plans

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McDaniel College announced key decisions that involve academics, including changes to the undergraduate academic calendar, as well as health and safety, residential life and food service, student support and campus life, and financial matters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Continue reading
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T. Rowe Price commits $2M to support organizations in the fight against racial injustice

T. Rowe Price and its Foundation announced a $2 million commitment to organizations working to fight racial injustice. The donation is a continuation of the firm’s commitment to racial equity. Continue reading
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EMR offering kitchen equipment service special until July 31

As an effort to provide relief to businesses that are re-opening, Electric Motor Repair (EMR), is offering a kitchen equipment service special to select businesses.  Continue reading
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Morgan State announces no increase of tuition & fees for 2020/2021 academic year

Following a decision that was made prior to the conclusion of the 2020 spring semester, Morgan State University will not be increasing its tuition or fees for the 2020/2021 academic year. Continue reading
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