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  • Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller

    Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller
    He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey. And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth. Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
  • Let's kill all the lawyers [Editorial]

    Let's kill all the lawyers  [Editorial]
    On March 5, 1770, a group of British soldiers fired into an unruly crowd, killing five American civilians in an incident known as the Boston Massacre. Facing murder charges and potentially the death penalty, the soldiers had difficulty finding someone...
  • Schooling Representative Ryan

    The Inner city: Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin had to defend himself this week from accusations of racism.  The accusations were prompted by this statement in an interview: "We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular,...
  • Criticism of Obama is not racism [Letter]

    Criticism of Obama is not racism [Letter]
    Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. questions if the harsh treatment toward the president isn't racist, then what is ("Race and Obama news coverage," April 20)? How about that he's just doing a lousy job, both domestically and especially on the international...
  • Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

    Getting past Michigan  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based...
  • Community is invited to showing of documentary on integration of Baltimore park [Letter]

    Join us at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Temple Adas Shalom in Havre de Grace for an exclusive showing of "All the King's Horses: The Story of Gwynn Oak Amusement Park." Please invite friends and neighbors, as we will have the unique opportunity to...
  • Split between Dominican salons, blow-dry bars speaks to racial divide, observers say

    Split between Dominican salons, blow-dry bars speaks to racial divide, observers say
    Michelle Pearce and her twin sister, Sandie Pearce Reardon, wanted to try something new when they walked into Haute Blow Dry Bar in Harbor East. They were so pleased with the results — long chestnut locks — that they posted photos that...
  • Racism may make black men age faster, UMCP study finds

    Racism may make black men age faster, UMCP study finds
    Black men who experience "high levels" of racism and internalize it may age more quickly, according to a new University of Maryland, College Park study. Though it is well known that African-Americans suffer disproportionally from illness compared to...
  • Federal officials unveil school discipline guidance in visit to Baltimore

    Federal officials unveil school discipline guidance in visit to Baltimore
    Federal education and justice officials unveiled during a visit to Baltimore on Wednesday the first set of national school discipline guidelines to reduce out-of-school suspensions and address the disproportionate suspension rates of students of color and...
  • White and others honor King's legacy in Anne Arundel

    White and others honor King's legacy in Anne Arundel
    Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County. These days, White is busy...
  • Colonial Players' 'Coyote' runs wild with emotional power

    Colonial Players' 'Coyote' runs wild with emotional power
    Not many people consider starting the new year by visiting two men on death row in a maximum-security prison. But after attending a rehearsal of Colonial Players' "Coyote on a Fence," that's my recommendation for adventurous theater fans. Continuing its...
  • 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...