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Inspired to Inspire

The contributions that women have made to society have had—and continue to have—a strong impact on the lives of men, women, and children everywhere.


NBC’s Weekend TODAY to Shine a Light on Baltimore in 2014

Yesterday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore were featured on NBC’s Weekend TODAY. The broadcast revealed its selection of Baltimore for its new outreach project, “Shine a Light,” a year-long initiative focused on service and giving back to communities in need.

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Building on Their Legacy

Today is the last day of Black History Month. For 28 days, we have looked back on the history that has been made by people of color in our city and our nation.


Educational Opportunity

On May 17, 1954—nearly 60 years ago—the United States Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision in the case of Brown vs. Board of Education.


Mayor Rawlings-Blake Delivers 15th Annual State of the City Address

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake delivered Baltimore’s 15th annual State of the City Address, which focused on building a better Baltimore through safer streets, economic opportunity, new schools, and a more efficient government. Mayor Rawlings-Blake, committed to making Baltimore a safer city, focused her speech on efforts to increase public safety.


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Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and this year, there is much to celebrate! 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and the 150th anniversary of emancipation in Maryland.

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Partnership for Jobs

The Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will serve as an economic engine, driving new jobs, tax revenues, and increased development


Statement On Reports Of Secret Audit Of City's Speed Camera Program

Today, Kevin Harris, director of the Mayor's Office of Policy and Communications, released the following statement...

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A Safer City

My administration’s top priority is to reduce crime in Baltimore.