Racism

Carroll County's civil action

Carroll County's civil action

Who knew that Carroll County, where two decades ago the county commissioners refused to join a regional conversation about race relations (that all eight of the county’s municipalities had agreed to participate in, by the way), could demonstrate enlightenment on the subject — and, in the process, put Baltimore a bit to shame. And while it may be premature to declare the region’s most politically conservative county woke on civil rights, it’s not too early to give a thumb’s up to Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Stephen Guthrie and the Board of Education for engaging the community in a dialogue about whether the student dress code should ban images of the Confederate battle...

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