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  • How black is black enough?

    How black is black enough?
    I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness. It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
  • Liberal obsession with race is growing old

    Liberal obsession with race is growing old
    When will liberals stop living in the past? Specifically, when will they accept that they aren't all that stands between a wonderful, tolerant America and Jim Crow? I was in the room when, during the Democratic National Convention, civil rights hero...
  • How is Susan Rice's mistake worse than Colin Powell's?

    The Sun's editorial regarding President Barack Obama's possible choice of Susan Rice for secretary of state is on the mark ("Obama's conundrum," Nov. 30). Why should one statement destroy the reputation and credibility of a hardworking government...
  • Coffee Companion -- 4/13

    Coffee Companion -- 4/13
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back: A...
  • Road projects tie up downtown traffic

    Road projects tie up downtown traffic
    With the winter construction hiatus ended and road projects in full swing, Baltimore drivers are seeing orange — as safety cones and barrels mark many downtown roadwork sites. And thanks to a proliferation of lane closings, drivers have plenty of...
  • Aegis Open Forum: Regarding comments on the president

    Editor: This is in reply to SGM Porter's opinions in the Aug. 12 Open Forum. To begin with, I agree on your stance on eliminating foreign aid, but you omitted withholding funds for the United Nation and evicting them fromNew York. As for white...
  • Why no coverage of Le Mans?

    Once again, I have to point out the obvious to the oblivious Baltimore media. In his coverage of the recent race ("First Baltimore Grand Prix had something for everyone," Sept. 5), Peter Schmuck wrote this: "[Will] Power pretty much went wire-to-wire...
  • Police escort variety of officials to events

    Animal Kingdom, the thoroughbred that won this year's Kentucky Derby, got a police escort to Pimlico for the Preakness. Wounded war veterans got escorts to Orioles games. Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell got an escort to the Grand Prix. Police...
  • Grand Prix official: High-interest loan led to unpaid tax

    Grand Prix official: High-interest loan led to unpaid tax
    Two months before the start of the Baltimore Grand Prix, the race's organizers, desperate for cash, entered into a $1.1 million loan they believed was necessary to save the event. But the two-month loan — which allowed the lender to collect more...
  • The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix

    The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Steven Wehner had overcome dyslexia, a stint in jail on drug charges and the loss of his repair shop on Martha's Vineyard. Living in the basement of his mother's Rodgers Forge home, he set his sights on his biggest challenge yet: Bringing an IndyCar...
  • Colin Powell's Throwback Thursday selfie: 'Eat your heart out Ellen!'

    Colin Powell's Throwback Thursday selfie: 'Eat your heart out Ellen!'
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell got in the Throwback Thursday fun on Facebook with a vintage selfie -- one that was taken long before selfies became a thing. He posted a black and white photo of himself on his Facebook page with the caption:...
  • Obama announces initiative for young black and Latino men

    Obama announces initiative for young black and Latino men
    WASHINGTON — After addressing the issue of race sparingly in his first term, President Obama on Thursday unveiled an initiative explicitly aimed at a group he says demands urgent attention — black and Latino young men. Obama announced a...