| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still.
Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Jan Houbolt may be the most influential Baltimorean you've never heard of. As head of the Greater Baltimore Committee's Leadership Program since 1989, he has helped groom some of the state's up-and-coming leaders through a 10-month-long series of site...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Over the years I sometimes think of Tony Carter and wonder what happened to him. Carter was a left-handed hitting second baseman who had some pop — baseball lingo for power. I also remember he ran on the tip of his toes and had a large Afro.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?
Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The Rev. Vernon Dobson, a Baptist minister and civil rights leader, died Saturday of complications of a stroke. He was 89.
As a leading figure in Baltimore's civil rights movement, Mr. Dobson lived a life molded by the struggle for equality — a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
In July 2008, Angel Carpenter, better known as DJ AngelBaby, fulfilled her lifelong dream of earning an on-air position at 92Q, the city's hip-hop radio station. On one of her first days at the job, Carpenter spotted the source of her inspiration —...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The Ravens' search for linebackers in the NFL draft involves a wide investigation of prospects.
That includes interest in Howard University linebacker Keith Pough, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
Among the other teams...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:35 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Olive Ann Evans, a retired federal employee active in Masonic orders, died of a heart attack March 13 at her daughter's Walbrook home. She was 86.
Born Olive Ann Dillard in Sharon, Pa., she was the daughter of Thomas Dillard, a steel worker, and...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:06 PM
The Baltimore branch of the NAACP will hold a downtown rally Monday in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
The rally is part of a flurry of action from Maryland churches and civil rights groups seeking to memorialize Martin, the 17-year-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Today marks one month since Trayvon Martin's death, and thousands of people are expected to descend on the small Florida city where the youth was slain by a neighborhood watch volunteer, including an NFL star and a prominent church leader from Baltimore....