Bmorenews.com presents Black Wall Street OVERLEA to Honor Cuties on Duty :: Tues., Aug. 5, 2014 :: 6 to 8 pm :: Birdland Sportsbar & Grill, 6319 Belar Rd.
Bmorenews is pleased to announce that a new business is among our honorees at Black Wall Street OVERLEA: Cuties on Duty, llc, located at both the Old Lexington Market and The Avenue Market. The company is owned by two sisters for the past two years. The retail stores offer jewelry, hats, fanny packs, handbags, brazilian hair, watches, eyeglass cases, and sunglasses. Steadily, they are building their brand. You can follow them on Facebook, IG or Twitter @cutiesondutyllc. Read in Full >>
Baltimore: Homegoing Services for Arnold Jolivet
Viewing Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Vaughn Greene Funeral Home
8728 Liberty Rd., 4-8pm Read in Full >>
CD Witherspoon, SCLC Baltimore: Guest Editorial: The Life and Times of Arnold Jolivet
Arnold Jolivet, Maryland’s Foremost Authority on Minority Business, specifically “Black Business”, was indeed such a human being, and public figure. When I learned of the passing of Mr. Jolivet, who I affectionately referred to as “Deacon”, because of his longtime ministry as Chair of the Deacon Board at the historic Union Baptist Church, I listened to Ozzie Davis’s Eulogy of Malcolm X delivered on February 27, 1965, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Harlem, New York. In his eulogy, the legendary journalist, actor, and activist, Mr. Davis, referred to his friend, and fellow co-laborer in the struggle, Malcolm X as “A Prince – our own shining Black Prince”, and “Our manhood, our living Black Manhood”. Read in Full >>
Black Wall Street OVERLEA to Honor Helen Washington with Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award :: Tues., Aug. 5, 2014 :: 6 to 8 pm :: Birdland Sportsbar, 6319 Belair Rd.
With over 14 years of experience as an educator for the State of MD, Helen has been played an instrumental role in youth empowerment and development. She has taught a variety of academic subjects at all grade levels, as well as numerous extracurricular youth activities.
Ms. Washington attended Morgan State University obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Her initial desire was to become an engineer. But after an eye-opening internship at Northrop Grumman as a college recruiter, her desire shifted to a study of the law. She pursued her Master’s in Education with a concentration in At-Risk Students from Goucher College. Read in Full >>