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  • Arundel school board censures former member Peterson for 'startling' remarks

    Arundel school board censures former member Peterson for 'startling' remarks
    A former Anne Arundel County school board member says he'll resign from a school system ethics panel after being censured by the board for comments he made last month, including a reference to then-interim superintendent Mamie Perkins as "Aunt Jemima."...
  • Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case

    Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case
    About 50 people gathered in Annapolis on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a Glen Burnie man who shot and killed another man last fall. Relatives and supporters of Kendall Green are hoping the federal government will investigate the case as a hate...
  • County ban on sweets based on fat bigotry [Letter]

    Ulman and Kromm's assertion that obesity causes "a strain on the economy" from increased health care costs is false. Poor diet, lack of exercise, stress, inadequate access to health care and certainly poverty most of all adversely affect health and...
  • At vigil for slain teen, Hispanic residents say they feel ignored

    At vigil for slain teen, Hispanic residents say they feel ignored
    For the second time this week, family and friends of Oscar Torres gathered in public Friday to mourn his death, worrying, they say, that without holding vigils his killing will be forgotten and the person who shot him during a robbery will go free....
  • 10 Baltimore shows and stories to look for on TV this summer

    10 Baltimore shows and stories to look for on TV this summer
    From Rep. Elijah E. Cummings playing a leading role in televised hearings on American deaths in Benghazi, to the Game Show Network visiting a Baltimore church to play matchmaker for a member of the congregation, there is going to be a distinct local...
  • Digital Harbor unlikely school for racial tensions, educators say

    Digital Harbor unlikely school for racial tensions, educators say
    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...
  • Baltimore police dispatch officers to head off racial tensions at schools

    Baltimore police dispatch officers to head off racial tensions at schools
    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...
  • Man stopped on traffic violation charged with Towson mall robbery [Towson crime log]

    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...
  • The future of the NAACP [Commentary]

    The future of the NAACP [Commentary]
    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. Three...
  • Albany's Thompson trio bring their roadshow to Ridley

    Albany's Thompson trio bring their roadshow to Ridley
    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...
  • 60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools

    60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools
    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...
  • 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...