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  • Coppin grads' accomplishments are shortchanged [Letter]

    Coppin grads' accomplishments are shortchanged [Letter]
    I am writing in response to Carrie Wells' article, "Suspected counterfeit tickets at Coppin graduation, hundred shut out" (May 17). While I understand it is your duty to report the "news," I am disappointed that you provided a one-sided, seemingly...
  • D. Watkins finds stories in the streets

    D. Watkins finds stories in the streets
    By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries. Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle. And, eventually, his older brother. The brief paragraphs and...
  • Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend

    Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend
    The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...
  • Rita R. Martin, counseled homeless women

    Rita R. Martin, counseled homeless women
    Rita R. Martin, a counselor of homeless women at a Better Waverly residence, died of complications from multiple myeloma and infection Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Lochearn resident was 69. Born Rita Reynolds in San Diego, she...
  • Coppin State triple jumper has gone from ACL surgery to an NCAA contender

    Coppin State triple jumper has gone from ACL surgery to an NCAA contender
    After she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, doctors told Coppin State triple jumper Christina Epps that it wasn't likely she would ever be able to compete at the same level again. A little more than two years later, the fifth-year...
  • Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'

    Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'
    When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete. In her imagination,...
  • For Baltimore high school that lost student to violence, a bittersweet graduation

    For Baltimore high school that lost student to violence, a bittersweet graduation
    As Tekeya Mayfield walked onto the stage to accept her slain brother's high school diploma, she paused briefly, wiping her eyes as the crowd inside the building rose to their feet in a growing cheer. She stepped forward, embracing Edmondson-Westside...
  • Coppin State triple jumper Epps advances out of regional

    Coppin State triple jumper Epps advances out of regional
    Coppin State senior Christina Epps advanced to the NCAA outdoor track and field championships by placing third in the triple jump with a personal-best 43 feet, 11.75 inches (13.40 meters) on Saturday at the East Regional Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla....
  • Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]

    Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]
    As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
  • Last graduating class from Harriet Tubman in 1965 [History Matters]

    June, 1965:  Awards and more "Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman "On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
  • Influential Baltimore political adviser named chair of USM chancellor search committee

    Influential Baltimore political adviser named chair of USM chancellor search committee
    An attorney once called the "political pope of Baltimore" will chair a search committee to find the next chancellor of the University System of Maryland, officials announced Tuesday. Rick O. Berndt, a managing partner of Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP,...
  • City formalizes partnership with local 'anchors'

    City formalizes partnership with local 'anchors'
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will sign a pact with several leading universities and hospitals Wednesday to work together on some of the city's most vexing challenges, officials said. The Baltimore City Anchor Plan calls on city agencies...