Light of Truth Center: A safe place for Recovery and Rediscovery

Light of Truth Center: A safe place for Recovery and Rediscovery

Light of Truth Center: A safe place for Recovery and Rediscovery

When Rev. Vaile Leonard founded Baltimore’s Light of Truth Center 17 years ago, she knew nothing about how to open a house for women in recovery. “It was the response to a spiritual experience,” said Leonard, who in recovery herself, went to a center to pick up a sponsor from...

Comparing Trump to the Nazis Misses the Mark, and the Point

Comparing Trump to the Nazis Misses the Mark, and the Point

Comparing Trump to the Nazis Misses the Mark, and the Point

I no longer compare Donald Trump and his movement to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. It is not appropriate. It is also not accurate. In the United States, the enemy has always been the Confederacy and its supporters. And judging by recent events inCharlottesville,Charleston and other places, nothing has...

Mental Fitness

Mental Fitness

Mental Fitness

It’s easy to neglect our mental health when there seem to be more pressing health disparities vying for our immediate attention these days. As heart disease, diabetes and cancer are on a rise in the African-American community, we are challenged to adopt better eating habits and make room in our...

Baltimore Ceasefire:  Nobody Kill Anybody

Baltimore Ceasefire: Nobody Kill Anybody

Baltimore Ceasefire: Nobody Kill Anybody

If you drive along W. North Avenue from its beginning point near Hilton Street in West Baltimore, down to Penn and North at the epicenter of the Uprising of 2015, “Baltimore Ceasefire: Nobody Kill Anybody,” posters are ubiquitous like city blight. The posters adorning vacant rowhouses, bus stopbenches and lamp...