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  • Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond

    Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond
    Kweisi Mfume was a Baltimore city councilman when he received what would be the first of many words of wisdom from Nelson Mandela. "Do not give up," Mfume said Mandela wrote him from prison, where he had somehow read about the councilman's efforts in...
  • David L. Reid Jr., postal worker

    David L. Reid Jr., postal worker
    David L. Reid Jr., a retired postal worker, died Dec. 29 of a heart attack at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 70. David Lee Reid Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised near Gwynns Falls Parkway. He was a 1961 graduate of City College and attended...
  • Production company comes to Tastee Diner for filming [Old Town Laurel]

    Skinny Black Girl Productions, founded in 2011 by Alia Chapman, brought the crew and cast of its independent film "Repentance" to Old Town's Tastee Diner for several evenings of filming. The story line involves two young women, Imani and her friend...
  • Howard County football looks to continue reign of dominance

    Howard County football looks to continue reign of dominance
    Baltimore is a football town. From the Colts dynasty of the 1950s through the 1970s, the Redskins to the south, the two-time world champion Ravens, and the transplanted Steelers and Eagles fans from Pennsylvania, Marylanders have plenty of reasons to...
  • Cross Country Garden Club invites you to a membership luncheon [Ellicott City]

    The Cross Country Garden Club invites prospective members to a harvest luncheon at the Historic Waverly Mansion on Thursday, Sept. 12. Enjoy a meal with fellow gardeners and garden enthusiasts to learn about the Club's Renewing and Revitalizing our...
  • Goodness, what a blessing

    Goodness, what a blessing
    Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder. It was 8:30 in the morning on...
  • 'I never heard anybody talk like that'

    'I never heard anybody talk like that'
    Kenneth Collins knew he had a big day in store when he showed up for work Aug. 28, 1963. As an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, his job was to protect the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who planned a major speech to anchor...
  • Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard

    Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard
    Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it. Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
  • Five questions for Anthony Ashton

    Five questions for Anthony Ashton
    Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that. Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
  • Coaches, teammates, mentors reflect on Jonathan Ogden's Hall of Fame career

    Coaches, teammates, mentors reflect on Jonathan Ogden's Hall of Fame career
    When Ozzie Newsome reflects on the remarkable exploits of Jonathan Ogden, the Ravens general manager thinks first of silence. You have to be awfully good at your job to avoid the barbed scrutiny of NFL fans and analysts. You have to be an awfully decent...
  • Delta Sigma Theta sorority celebrates centennial at harbor

    Delta Sigma Theta sorority celebrates centennial at harbor
    Standing in a crowd with a couple hundred of her Delta Sigma Theta sisters, Ruth Travis watched as a flotilla escorted the sorority's torch to the Inner Harbor Friday for a centennial celebration to honor the women's service to Maryland and the world....
  • Rawlings-Blake hires new communications director with DNC ties

    Rawlings-Blake hires new communications director with DNC ties
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has tapped connections at the Democratic National Committee to hire a new communications and policy director.  Kevin Harris, 29, of Alexandria, Va., will begin work in Baltimore on Sept. 3.  He currently works as...