BrightSide2015

For her efforts in combating both food insecurities and food deserts, Harris is being recognized by Carmax’s The Bright Side as an innovator and savior in her space.

When Brett Meyers, a food industry veteran, realized that 20 pounds of food is wasted per month per person, the Gaithersburg, Md. native decided to make some big changes. First up, using food scraps to combat hunger. It may sound gross, but what Meyers has been able to accomplish with his food rescue program, Nourish Now, […]

  In recent months, spurred by both a historically strained relationship between Black communities and recent police killings, tension between law enforcement and those they are sworn to protect has reached an unprecedented high. But retired police lieutenant Moses Vines is using his experience in the police department for the most unlikely of reasons — […]

Saymendy Lloyd is many things, but ask anyone who knows her and the simple answer will be savior. Now, the Maryland mom and activist– well-known in circles for advocating for domestic abuse victims, the formerly incarcerated and community youth – is being celebrated for her selfless efforts by Carmax in a documentary set to air […]