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African Americans

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  • Wells Fargo moves into a city it helped devastate

    Wells Fargo moves into a city it helped devastate
    This weekend you may notice former Wachovia branches around Baltimore getting a makeover, swapping out their old logos for brand new Wells Fargo signs. While Wells Fargo has been busy promoting the new and improved services customers will receive,...
  • America's rise in poverty: The curse of the nonworking class

    America's rise in poverty: The curse of the nonworking class
    There was much economic news last week, almost all of it bad, making it a rough September to be president of the United States — or on the unemployment line. At this rate, Barack Obama may get an opportunity to see both sides of that particular...
  • Harford Community College receives praise for clean audit

    An audit of the previous fiscal year and goals for the next five years were discussed at Tuesday night's Harford Community College Board of Trustees meeting. Maryland law requires all community colleges to complete an annual audit of its financial...
  • Martin Appell Dyer

    Martin Appell Dyer
    Martin Appell Dyer, a lawyer and neighborhood activist who was the first African-American to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis, died Thursday of cancer at his Windsor Hills home. He was 80. The son of Martin A. Dyer, a steelworker, and...
  • Love of food helps Glenelg grad to early culinary success

    Love of food helps Glenelg grad to early culinary success
    As a kindergartner, Aaron Hodge was mesmerized by chef Emeril Lagasse's noisy approach to cooking on TV. "He got hooked on 'Bam!' and would repeat that even when he used a salt shaker at dinnertime," said Leroy Hodge, chuckling at the thought of his son,...
  • NAACP complaint claims racial bias in student discipline at Anne Arundel schools

    Anne Arundel County schools have not made sufficient progress in eliminating racial bias from its student disciplinary practices, according to a civil rights complaint filed by the NAACP. The complaint, filed with the civil rights office of the U.S....
  • Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements

    Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements
    The plebes looked stunned. Under a relentless barrage of commands, most of them bellowed, some 1,200 members of the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2015 ran the gantlet of induction Thursday, a process that by any definition appeared to be an ordeal. In...
  • Joe Ehrmann: To avoid school sports scandals, make athletics part of the curriculum

    Joe Ehrmann: To avoid school sports scandals, make athletics part of the curriculum
    The recent accusations aimed at the University of Miami's athletic department are just the latest example of moral failure involving educational institutions, athletics and athletes. Every scandal seems to debunk the myth that sports builds character....
  • North Baltimore Events Calendar

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Baltimore's Best Bets

    Roland Park Branch Library — 5108 Roland Ave., offers "One World, Many Stories: Summer Fun for Everyone," for ages 3-12, Mondays at 3 p.m., through July 25 except July 4. Includes stories, crafts and games. Call 410-396-6099. The Walters Art Museum...
  • State's attorney not among five nominated for Harford circuit judgeship

    The names of three assistant state's attorneys for Harford County are among four lawyers and a district court judge who have been recommended to Gov. Martin O'Malley for appointment to the vacancy on the Harford County Circuit. But the county's chief...
  • Everyman's 'Raisin' revival still speaks to us today

    The fall theater season is just beginning, but the Everyman Theatre production of "A Raisin in the Sun" surely will qualify as one of its highlights. African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 classic is a period piece with timeless appeal. It...