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As Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake embarks on a full four-year term after Tuesday's election victory, she faces the challenge of forging a legacy in a city grappling with decades of decline and years of financial shortfalls. Some political...
Harvard University has a research forest. So does Duke. Yale has multiple forests. The University of Maryland has “the wooded hillock." a 24-acre patch of trees at the northern tip of the state's flagship public campus. Though tiny, largely...
During my time in office, members of the downtown business community and other citizens urged me to take action against the area known as The Block. Since the end of World War II, The Block has been a concentration of strip clubs and X-rated bookstores....
Tags: World War II (1939-1945)
In a first, census figures show minorities make up more than half of babies born in US WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration...
Tags: Social Issues, Adultery, Richard Lugar, Politics, Cancer
The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, a leading Baltimore civil rights activist remembered for his lifetime quest for social justice, died of a heart attack Thursday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 87 and lived in Reservoir Hill. "A giant has...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe family and friends of the late Marguerite Doleman, who founded and operated an African-American museum in her North Locust Street home, turned out by the hundreds Saturday night to support finding a permanent site for the artifacts that took her...
For nearly a decade, Michael Maurice Johnson dated the half-sister of Phylicia Barnes. He went along on family trips, and played basketball with their brother. He was like family, and considered Phylicia a "little sister," relatives say. He was also...
There are 345 college men's basketball teams at the Division I level and the National Collegiate Athletic Association allows each to have three full-time assistant coaches on staff. Laurel High graduate Antoine Gaither has been on staff at Howard...
The Baltimore SunRep. Elijah Cummings wants folks to know that he's keeping it real. Like really, really, really real. Starting with where he lives. He told a crowd at Howard University Wednesday just how down-and-dirty real his Baltimore neighborhood is. “I...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelEducation Commissioner Gerard Robinson, on his swing through Central Florida, also stopped at the ADDitions School Volunteer and Partners in Education recognition event, which was being held at SeaWorld for the 20th year. He told the crowd that...
Amid mounting pressure, a Florida prosecutor says a grand jury will investigate the fatal shooting last month of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch captain, a move that comes after the U.S. Justice Department said it was also launching an...
As the nation watches the fallout from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old unarmed Florida teen, many Baltimoreans are voicing concern. Among those intervening locally is Jamal Bryant, pastor of the Empowerment Temple, a large church in...
Tags: Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice and Rights, FBI, NAACP
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