Coppin State Student Speaks Out For Baltimore Arts Funding

On Monday, Major Key Foundation submitted arts funding awareness videos from a collection of over 1,000 City residents to the Baltimore City School Board at Tupac's own Dunbar High School. Tupac's former bandmate EDI Mean will visit Dunbar today at 11:30 to thank local and state leadership for helping to close the school funding gap.

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Major Key Foundation takes arts funding awareness campaign to Baltimore City School Board

At a town hall held at Dunbar High School - where Tupac once attended - last night, Major Key co-founders classical flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar offered public comment on the importance of arts education in Baltimore. They also delivered flash drives to the Board members of the more than 1,100 video testimonials they have collected from Baltimore area residents, imploring elected officials and the School Board to save public school and arts funding. 

MICA Associate Dean urges Baltimore arts funding

Major Key artists, including hip hop artist Czar and classically-trained flutist Sofia Hailu, will open a City Schools music education funding pop-up performance before Orioles Opening Day at 1:30pm at Eutaw and Camden Streets. At 6pm tonight, Major Key will submit arts funding awareness videos from a collection of over 1,000 City residents to the Baltimore City School Board at Tupac's own Dunbar High School.

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Too much haze around medical marijuana

Maryland needs to get to the finish line when it comes to providing patients with medical cannabis. It’s just not happening. It seems to us that instead of focusing on delivering cannabis to those Maryland residents who would medically benefit from its use, the state has, instead, set upon a path to build cannabis empires for those fortunate enough, for whatever reason, to get the state's awards of what amounts to winning lottery tickets. This includes dispensers, growers, and distributors. (Daily Record)

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MICA student finds self-esteem through art

In a fusion of arts and activism, Major Key Foundation has collected video testimonials from a thousand Baltimore area residents on the importance of school arts funding. Center Maryland will release one testimonial a day in the lead-up to Major Key's concert at Soundstage on April 5, featuring Tupac's former bandmate E.D.I. Mean; Major Key co-founders professional flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar; and The Wire's Anwan Glover and his go-go Backyard Band.

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Sen. Bill Ferguson on Baltimore school arts funding

In a fusion of arts and activism, Major Key Foundation has collected video testimonials from a thousand Baltimore area residents on the importance of school arts funding. Center Maryland will release one testimonial a day in the lead-up to Major Key's concert at Soundstage on April 5, featuring Tupac's former bandmate E.D.I. Mean; Major Key co-founders professional flutist Sofia Hailu and hip hop artist Czar; and The Wire's Anwan Glover and his go-go Backyard Band. 

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Major Key Foundation connects hip hop and classical music for Baltimore students

Ahead of Baltimore School for the Arts alum Tupac Shakur's induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Major Key Foundation is launching a pilot program to integrate classical music and hip hop for Baltimore students. Watch the Foundation's introductory video to learn more.

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James K. Glassman: An Unconscionable Mess as Maryland Attempts Drug Price Controls

Many states have decided to tackle the problem of rising health costs with regulations on pharmaceutical makers. But Maryland is going them one better. It wants to be the first state to empower its attorney general to take drug companies to court for “price gouging.” A judge can then fine the companies or force them to issue refunds.

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