We're highlighting Baltimore's black businesses each and every Tuesday. Here are some places to check out this week.

The Maryland Transportation Authority Board approved a new plan on Thursday that establishes a grace period of unpaid tolls. Civil penalties will be waived for anyone who pays ether outstanding bills in full by December 1.

In addition to her valuable experience on the bench, Ketanji Brown Jackson previously worked as a federal public defender and would be the first Supreme Court justice in many years with experience representing criminal defendants.

Mayor Brandon Scott said the mandate for city employees will also be lifted on that date, but he said masking protocols will remain in place for students in Baltimore City Public Schools. 

Black women have donned gymnastics gold at the Olympic games, changing the narrative of the sport in the process.

The guilty verdicts for former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao for violating George Floyd's civil rights should send a clear message to members of law enforcement who ignore their sworn duties, civil rights leaders said.


Criticism abounded on social media over the choice for Grambling State University to hire Art Briles, the infamous former Baylor University head coach who was fired in 2016 after being linked to sexual assault allegations.

Columbia University professor Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman lost his job after an intended compliment towards 29-year-old Sudanese model Nyakim Gatwech backfired into a viral racial debate on Twitter.

A CBS-YouGov poll shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans surveyed reject the idea of banning books about history or race and believe students.

Ebony paved the way for black stories to be told authentically, effortlessly, and unapologetically.