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  • A necessary conversation [Commentary]

    A necessary conversation [Commentary]
    I would like to write my sons a love letter about peace and post-racial living, of a wonderful time when all people move freely, of a place where black bodies are not endangered and black life is not criminalized. But that is not my story, and it is not their reality.
  • Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]

    Racial prejudice and militarized cops are a bad mix [Commentary]
    The killing of a young black man by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent military-style police response to protests has illuminated two very disturbing phenomena. One is older than our republic -- racial prejudice -- and the other is...

    Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]

    Racial slurs written on bench in Havre de Grace; beef jerky stolen from car in Joppa [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Tyler Wells Vandusen, 18, of the 100 block of Rigdon Road, was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly violating probation in a case in which he is charged with...

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]

    Prosecutorial indiscretion [Commentary]
    On an evening in June 2013, New Jersey Det. Joseph Walker was driving his minivan along Route 3 near Interstate 97 with his wife and three young children when he accidentally drifted into Joseph Harvey Jr.'s lane of traffic. Harvey, who was with a...

    Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination

    Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination
    Hearings began Monday on claims by BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's former acting fire chief that he was unfairly terminated earlier this year after raising concerns about racial bias within the department. Gregory Lawrence, who is black, said he believes...