The NAACP will hold its 2017 national convention in Baltimore, the nation's oldest civil rights organization announced Wednesday. The decision could mean an economic boost of as much as $10 million to the city two summers from now.
It's a hefty trip from southern Calvert County to Havre de Grace, but not even the thought of driving 111 miles on crowded Interstate 95 could dampen Shawn Quinn's spirits.
President Barack Obama sought to rally support for Anthony G. Brown's gubernatorial campaign at an event in Prince George's County on Sunday, telling an enthusiastic crowd that the lieutenant governor is offering a better vision for the middle class than his Republican opponent.
Cycling between hope and dread, Orioles fans on Wednesday could only watch mostly from afar as their team confronted two possible futures:
Her favorite baby bottle bore an Orioles logo. Her most beloved childhood memories involve listening to the radio play-by-play as Mike Mussina pitched. And when Aili Sarapik, then 6, attended an event in honor of Cal Ripken in 1995, the Oriole great looked right at her during his speech.
The director of Baltimore's African-American history museum on Thursday defended his decision to bar a civil rights leader from an event marking the 50th anniversary of landmark legislation after she questioned the decision to include a convicted murderer among the honorees.
An elderly icon of Baltimore's early civil rights movement was denied entrance to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African-American History last week after questioning its decision to put a convicted murderer on a discussion panel about the history of the struggle for racial equality.
When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters went down for the season with an elbow injury in May, baseball savants were ready to throw dirt on the team's chances. The three-time All-Star not only played a key position, he was a crucial part of the team leadership.