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Basis Empties Coffers to Fund Black Paper in Baltimore

In a uncommon transfer for philanthropy, Adam Holofcener and his household emptied their basis’s coffers and gave $1 million — almost all the cash it had left to offer — to help Lisa Snowden-McCray’s dream: a free newspaper staffed by Black editors and writers in Baltimore to supply information primarily for the town’s Black residents.…

Entertainment

Pryor Baird Inks Solo Artist Deal With Black River Leisure

Pictured (L-R): Black River’s Gordon Kerr; Lawyer Lauren Kilgore; Black River Publishing’s Rebekah Gordon; Black River’s Rick Froio; Pryor Baird; Starstruck Leisure’s Narvel Blackstock and Berkley Kriz; and Black River’s Doug Johnson. Picture: Courtesy of Black River Leisure Black River Leisure has added singer-songwriter and musician Pryor Baird to its artist roster as a solo…