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  • Jackie Robinson movie spurs memories of integrated American Legion baseball team [Commentary]

    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. I...
  • Conversation starters Paisley, Paul are taking their lumps

    Conversation starters Paisley, Paul are taking their lumps
    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. In...
  • With Baltimore Club and charity work, DJ AngelBaby helps city get pumped

    With Baltimore Club and charity work, DJ AngelBaby helps city get pumped
    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 —...
  • Ravens displaying interest in Howard linebacker Keith Pough

    Ravens displaying interest in Howard linebacker Keith Pough
    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...
  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments over Md. DNA case

    In a Maryland case that's garnered the attention of the other 49 states, the federal Department of Justice and the national science community, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether to restrict police in collecting DNA to solve...
  • Geckeler introduced as Towson women's basketball coach

    Geckeler introduced as Towson women's basketball coach
    Niki Geckeler, who led Howard University to back-to-back 20-plus-win seasons and three postseason tournament appearances, was introduced as the women's basketball coach at Towson on Thursday. "When we started this search, we went in search of a coach...
  • Larry S. Gibson's book on Thurgood Marshall examines the forces in Baltimore that shaped young judge

    Larry S. Gibson's book on Thurgood Marshall examines the forces in Baltimore that shaped young judge
    Forty-three years of letters, photographs, campaign buttons, itineraries and the occasional miniature flag are crammed into 2,000 fat binders lining three walls — floor to ceiling — of a storage room in the University of Maryland School of...
  • For these Baltimore folks, thankfulness is personal

    For these Baltimore folks, thankfulness is personal
    This time of year, "thankfulness" and "gratitude" are terms folks throw around so much that they almost become greeting card platitudes. Maybe people mean it, maybe they don't. Doctors have linked the concept of gratitude to inner peace, even physical...
  • Former student protesters remember civil rights battle over the Northwood Theatre

    Former student protesters remember civil rights battle over the Northwood Theatre
    Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher. It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
  • For the national anthem, the Ravens go for a pro

    For the national anthem, the Ravens go for a pro
    Just before the Ravens face the Houston Texans Sunday, they will hear a familiar voice — other than John Harbaugh's, that is. It will be the smooth, vibrant baritone of Mishael Miller, who has sung the national anthem for Ravens home games since...
  • Tracie Thoms' celebrity travels

    Tracie Thoms' celebrity travels
    You might call Tracie Thoms a triple-triple threat: The Baltimore native sings, dances and acts, and her career encompasses film, television and theater. Introduced to acting and television at an early age — her father, Donald Thoms, is a...
  • Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history
    Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...