| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
| Jul 20, 2014
City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts set an example for his fellow officers when he met recently with Baltimore's transgender community to discuss the murder of a 26-year-old transgender woman whose body was found in a Northwest Baltimore alley last...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It may be too soon to label it a trend, and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.
Last Friday in Chicago, a group of...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
It's not as messy as the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care plan, but his My Brother's Keeper initiative for black and Latino boys and young men has created a firestorm of debate among people who have largely been supportive of his...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
At least six General Assembly incumbents were trailing opponents after early primary returns Tuesday evening — but many incumbents were turning back tough challenges.
With early results reported from polls across the state, state Sen. James...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:25 AM
When Brian Stewart accused a local fraternity chapter at Morgan State University of discriminating against him for being gay late last year, the university stressed its commitment to diversity and began investigating.
The two results, Stewart said...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The results of primary elections in Maryland on Tuesday bode well for LGBT rights -- at least according to Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organization.
Of 93 candidates endorsed by the group in...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:06 PM
After serving eight months in federal custody for his role in a towing scandal, former Baltimore police officer David Reeping is fighting to get his job back.
Reeping contends that investigators used him as a scapegoat to avoid accusations of racial...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In Citizens United vs. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held in January 2012 that the federal government is prohibited from restricting independent political expenditures by businesses, associations and labor unions. The opinion allows such groups to spend...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip.
And no longer would those who...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:39 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows.