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  • Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

    Getting past Michigan  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based admission policies at Michigan's state schools. It has no impact on states like Maryland where diversity on campus can continue to be promoted.
  • 'Ban the box' law is a modest first step [Letter]

    We're pleased that Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby's measure to address the employment discrimination faced by ex-offenders is moving toward a final vote later this month ("'Ban the box' bill advances over opposition from businesses," April 7). The...

    Upper Chesapeake settles federal discrimination suit

    Upper Chesapeake settles federal discrimination suit
    Upper Chesapeake Health System agreed to pay $180,000 to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought on behalf of a former employee of the organization's Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, the U.S. Equal Employment...

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball
    On occasion, Billy Jones' granddaughter reminds him of what he'd as soon forget. "Pop-Pop, you are old," Cleo Pounds will say. That's Jones' cue to dig out his scrapbooks, curl up on the sofa and regale the 8-year-old with sporting tales of yore —...