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  • Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]

    Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]
    I have to say it is refreshing for someone in this country to finally call out racism when it happens and actually do something about it. I'm referring of course to the despicable owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, and the immediate and...
  • 60 years after 'Brown,' mixed results [Commentary]

    60 years after 'Brown,' mixed results [Commentary]
    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...
  • Holder commemorates Brown v. Board decision at Morgan State commencement

    Holder commemorates Brown v. Board decision at Morgan State commencement
    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...
  • Severn resident's quilts at Wood Memorial offer look at regional heritage

    Severn resident's quilts at Wood Memorial offer look at regional heritage
    When Severn resident Joan M.E. Gaither was born nearly 70 years ago, the word "negro" was printed on her birth certificate. Gaither, an artist and retired educator, says she has channeled the hurt and humiliation she has endured from racism over the...
  • 'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak takes a poke at global warming on Twitter

    'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak takes a poke at global warming on Twitter
    "Wheel of Fortune" host and part-time Severna Park resident Pat Sajak is taking some heat for comments he made on social media about global warming. Sajak (@patsajak), who got his start as a local TV weatherman in Nashville, according to IMDB, has drawn...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...
  • We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]

    We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's controversial comments about walking across the street if he saw a young black man wearing a hoodie coming toward him late at night got me to thinking about an experience I had 30 years ago. One night while walking...
  • Ehrlich only reveals Paul Ryan's racism [Letter]

    Ehrlich only reveals Paul Ryan's racism [Letter]
    One thing that amuses me about former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s regular column is that he often proves the point of his opponents without even realizing it. His most recent, "Paul Ryan isn't a racist, and the Democrats know it" (March 6), is a...
  • Bel Air High senior's essay on Dr. King wins top prize in Harford contest

    Bel Air High senior's essay on Dr. King wins top prize in Harford contest
    High school seniors Alejandra Huezo, of Bel Air, and Malik Tyler, of Joppatowne, were honored as the 2014 Humanitarian Award essay winners for Harford County Tuesday. Alejandra, 18, and Malik, 17, were the respective first- and second-place winners in...
  • King's message lives on [Commentary]

    King's message lives on [Commentary]
    As an English teacher, I've always enjoyed the pleasures of reading; specifically, the writings of 19th and 20th century martyrs and confessors who used eloquent narratives and folklore to tell stories of their rags and redemption. But my reading never...
  • Students embrace King tenets on nonviolence to resolve conflict

    Students embrace King tenets on <br>nonviolence to resolve conflict
    Eighth grader Danyelle Taylor has learned about Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in school, but she got an up-close peek at King-era mementos Sunday — including a 1957 letter the civil rights leader wrote his literary agent and a program from the 1962...
  • Anti-Semitic salute not all in fun [Commentary]

    Anti-Semitic salute not all in fun [Commentary]
    First it was the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party that gave us a Bizarro swastika with its derivative logo. Now comes the inverted, spastic "quenelle" salute, a sort of reverse Heil Hitler, performed by pointing one arm toward the ground, palm down and...