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  • McCormick & Schmick's agrees to pay $1.3 million in race discrimination case

    McCormick & Schmick's agrees to pay $1.3 million in race discrimination case
    The owners of two popular restaurants in downtown Baltimore have agreed to pay $1.3 million and establish new hiring measures to settle a years-old lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against black applicants and employees. The U.S. Equal Employment...
  • Two students bring Confederate flags to Glenelg High School

    Two students bring Confederate flags to Glenelg High School
    Two Glenelg High School students came to school Wednesday with Confederate flags draped over their shoulders, Howard County schools spokeswoman Rebecca Amani-Dove said.  The students were asked to put the flags away before school began, Amani-Dove said....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • 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...
  • Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]

    Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]
    I am disgusted by the not guilty verdict rendered in the case of New Jersey detective Joseph Walker, who shot and killed Joseph Harvey Jr. last year ("N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting," July 30). Clearly, Maryland law was...
  • Southern discomfort [Editorial]

    Southern discomfort [Editorial]
    Supporters of the League of the South can debate all they want whether their organization is truly a neo-Confederate hate group, as the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified them, but it would be much harder to argue that it isn’t an oddball...
  • N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting

    N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting
    A case focusing national attention on the use of deadly force by off-duty law enforcement ended Wednesday when a New Jersey detective was acquitted of murder in a fatal roadside shooting last year along Route 3 in Millersville. It took an Anne Arundel...
  • Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group

    Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group
    Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka refused Wednesday to disavow an organization that encourages secession of the South, and denounced political and community leaders who have questioned his ties to the group. The Republican candidate...