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  • La Leche League of Columbia meets fourth Friday

    La Leche League of Columbia meets fourth Friday
    These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome; however not appropriate for children. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old...
  • Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]

    Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]
    The commodification of American justice is nothing new. Those with means have always enjoyed better legal representation in the courts, presuming their wealth failed to shield them from arrest in the first place. Beyond wealth, sociological distinctions...
  • Lawyer training Maryland public defenders among MacArthur grant winners

    Lawyer training Maryland public defenders among MacArthur grant winners
    A law professor who is teaching Maryland's public defenders to better serve their poor clients amid "crushing" caseloads is among the winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants. As founder of the Atlanta-based organization Gideon's...
  • ISIS is not invincible [Editorial]

    ISIS is not invincible  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama plans to address the nation tomorrow to lay out his strategy for defeating ISIS, the radical Islamist group whose gruesome beheadings and mass killings have terrorized tens of thousands of Iraqi and Syrian civilians in the areas...
  • Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community

    Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community
    It's no doubt a sign of the end when people start talking about honoring your "legacy" -- and we've apparently come to that point for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization, has...
  • Beverage director sues Four Seasons' operator claiming harassment and discrimination

    Beverage director sues Four Seasons' operator claiming harassment and discrimination
    The former beverage manager at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is suing the hotel’s operator for wrongful or abusive discharge, harassment, gender discrimination and for creating a hostile work environment.  In the suit, Tiffany Dawn Cianci...
  • A speed bump for marriage equality [Editorial]

    A speed bump for marriage equality  [Editorial]
    The air of seeming inevitability that had developed around the idea of a successful constitutional challenge to state bans on gay marriage was punctured Wednesday by a federal judge in Louisiana. After 21 consecutive decisions favoring marriage equality...
  • A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]

    A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]
    From ice bucket challenges to the upcoming midterm elections, we are reminded again and again how the Internet has changed the way we live and connect and organize. Digital equality has become fundamental to economic, cultural and political equality....
  • The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]

    The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago this summer, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, marking a watershed moment in our nation's history and in the ongoing struggle of African-Americans for fair and equal treatment. The passage of the law,...
  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Looking Out: Is Horseshoe Casino Baltimore's newest LGBT ally?

    Looking Out: Is Horseshoe Casino Baltimore's newest LGBT ally?
    Looks like Baltimore's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community could have a big, flashy, deep-pocketed new ally in town in Horseshoe Casino on Russell Street, which opened Tuesday. These days it's not uncommon for major corporations to tout...
  • Michael Brown no angel? So, why should it matter? [Commentary]

    Michael Brown no angel? So, why should it matter? [Commentary]
      You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Ms....