Washington (CNN)Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, died Monday evening, multiple sources close to the family tell CNN. He was 85.

A cause of death was not immediately released.
The former president of the National Urban League rose to prominence as a civil rights activist with close connections in all corners of American politics, though...

Washington DC (BBR) - The Black Business Review 2020 Excellence in Business Award goes to the FaithFocusFlow® Institute for Leaders. 

 

The FaithFocusFlow® Institute for Leaders is an online business training and leadership development company for faith-based entrepreneurs and executives in secular or agnostic business industries. 

 

"The Institute" was founded by...

Baltimore, Maryland (BBR) -  Cheryl Y. Washington is President and CEO of East Baltimore Development, Inc. (EBDI), a 501 (c)(3) established by community, government, institutional and philanthropic partners to revitalize, re-energize and rebuild an 88-acre neighborhood in East Baltimore.  As the first African-American female President and CEO in the organization’s history, Cheryl...

Roughly two months after state governments began issuing restrictions to slow the progression of the coronavirus, civil unrest erupted in response to the police-related death of George Floyd. Protests over police brutality, racial discrimination and the accountability of other officer-related killings ensued in Minneapolis, the city where Floyd was killed, and across several U.S. cities including...

Baltimore (October 2020) Lisa Shannon- owner of Lisa’s Luxury Consignment Shop is no stranger to the high-fashion world of modeling. The 30 plus year veteran runaway models’ portfolio is adorned with runway, cover and catalog photography and film. It would be fitting, for this runaway model to own a luxury boutique that caters to one of kinds, furs (by appointment) designer labels...

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