| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep." -- Robert Frost
Sen. Richard Russell called it a work of "manifold evils."
Sen. Barry Goldwater called it a "threat to the very essence" of America.
Rep. Howard Smith called it a...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:45 PM
I have read the editorial in The Sun about the "people" who are calling the Washington Redskins' name racists. Fine. ("Washington's offensive line," June 20.)
My question is, who are these people, where are they and how many of them are there?
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Washington Redskins registered their trademark with the U.S. Patent Office in 1967. From all accounts, there were no complaints. That same office, acting arbitrarily, capriciously and unreasonably, revoked the trademark this week, bowing to continuing...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Professional sports is not a rational undertaking. Fans will pay astronomical ticket prices, build palace-like billion-dollar stadiums for their teams and tattoo on their bodies the names of players who are themselves wholly indifferent to where they...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
While Cornell William Brooks may be a surprising choice to lead the NAACP, it takes neither an Einstein nor a soothsayer to know what challenges lie ahead for the clergyman-lawyer little known beyond his social justice network in New Jersey.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
A man was arrested and charged on May 27 with robbery of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
It was just a moment of poor teenage judgment: One student threw a marker across a classroom at Digital Harbor High, sparking an argument between a Latino student and a black student. Since they couldn't fight in class, they agreed to meet after school on...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Baltimore police plan to deploy officers around city schools until the school year ends to ensure student safety amid recent racial tensions, while school officials joined civil rights leaders to urge students of different races to peacefully resolve...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:53 PM
About 30 minutes after the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team had wrapped up a 13-8 victory over visiting Albany on April 4, three players were still standing on the Homewood Field turf, signing autographs and posing for pictures with fans.
That trio did...
| May 11, 2014
At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Among my fellow liberals this is not a popular view: Brown v. Board, the historic Supreme Court decision of May 1954, has had negative consequences as well as positive.
The unanimous decision of the court was intended to ensure that black students would...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:44 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told members of Morgan State University's 2014 graduating class that because of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling 60 years ago that outlawed racially segregated public schools, "your generation will never know a...