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  • O, say can you still see? [Editorial]

    O, say can you still see? [Editorial]
    Whether "Baltimore — Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner" is destined to become the city's official motto, as the City Council recently endorsed, is less important than a troubling bit of information that arose during the council's debate over the matter. Polls suggest only about one in five people living in Baltimore know of the city's link to the national anthem and even fewer are aware of it outside this state.
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...

    Poetry on a football uniform? Under Armour seeks again to push boundaries

    Poetry on a football uniform? Under Armour seeks again to push boundaries
    It's hard to imagine what the snarling football coaches of yesteryear — think Bear Bryant or Woody Hayes — would have made of the poetry on the helmet and sleeves of the uniforms the University of Maryland played in Saturday. But the Under...

    With his wife at his side, Francis Scott Key lives on in spirit

    With his wife at his side, Francis Scott Key lives on in spirit
    Mr. and Mrs. Francis Scott Key posed for pictures at the South Baltimore Learning Center on Friday. Mr. Key wore a green tailcoat and waistcoat with tan pantaloons, a single-ruffle shirt, a white stock around his neck and black shoes. Mrs. Key, Mary...

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...