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  • 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...
  • One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame

    One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame
    Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It certainly is long overdue. Miller changed baseball for the...
  • Meet Dr. Joshua Joseph Baron, McDaniel College lecturer and 'Louie' fan

    Meet Dr. Joshua Joseph Baron, McDaniel College lecturer and 'Louie' fan
    Hardcore college calculus and lab science courses need to be balanced out with a little bit of "South Park" and zombies. Thankfully, Dr. Joshua Joseph Baron at McDaniel has that covered. The 37-year-old, who has been at McDaniel for seven years, teaches...
  • Coachspeak with Manchester Valley football's Tony Shermeyer

    Coachspeak with Manchester Valley football's Tony Shermeyer
    In 2008, Tony Shermeyer was The Baltimore Sun’s Football Coach of the Year after leading Century to the state semifinals in only his fourth season as head coach. The Knights also had their first winning season, 12-1, that fall. After that,...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • The age of dictators and religious zealots is over

    The age of dictators and religious zealots is over
    The recent article on multiculturalism by Bob Ehrlich ("Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy," June 2) and the response by Wally Pinkard ("America is more than baseball and apple pie," June 7) have opened up a credible discussion on the root...
  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...
  • Letter: Democrats out of sync

    Editor: This is in response to Wendy Sawyer's letter to the Forum on Nov. 14 titled Harford politics 'out of sync.' Ms. Sawyer states "The outcome of this year's election demonstrates how much Harford County is out of sync with not just the rest of...
  • After Camden Yards assault, Orioles fans speak out

    After Camden Yards assault, Orioles fans speak out
    In the aftermath of a Camden Yards fight that left a Maryland man with severe head injuries, Orioles fans have turned to radio talk shows, Twitter, Facebook and office watercoolers to express their outrage. The alleged assault of lifelong Yankees fan...
  • Question 6 and the march of equality

    Question 6 and the march of equality
    Last week, Maryland made history by delivering an unprecedented victory for marriage equality at the ballot box. The Human Rights Campaign and the NAACP were proud partners in this campaign, working together to build support for Question 6 across...
  • Howard County school board approves redistricting plan

    Howard County school board approves redistricting plan
    The county Board of Education Thursday night approved a redistricting plan that would move 1,860 elementary school students to new schools next year. The plan, approved by a vote of 5-2, with board members Brian Meshkin and Cindy Vaillancourt voting...
  • Review & Preview: Premature 2014 poll, Part 2

    Review & Preview: Premature 2014 poll, Part 2
    Here is the second installment of our premature poll for next season. The Top 20 will be broken up into four installments, with Friday’s post involving teams ranked from Nos. 15 to 11. Thursday featured Nos. 20 to 16. Monday will highlight teams...