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  • Race and college admissions

    Race and college admissions
    Anybody who has ever encountered the college admissions process knows that there's no such thing as an even playing field. Most schools will admit that upfront. "Like all colleges," Harvard College notes on its own admissions web site, "we seek to admit...
  • Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move

    Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move
    Wherever Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler goes, he is followed by a 27-year-old former rocket scientist with a video camera and a tripod. Since April, Gansler has been tailed at news conferences and policy summits, along parade routes, at...
  • Ben Carson sinks beneath contempt

    Ben Carson sinks beneath contempt
    In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. Since that time, these things have happened: •In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago. •In 1896, the...
  • Ravens say they don't tolerate hazing, bullying

    Ravens say they don't tolerate hazing, bullying
    When Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith reported to his first training camp two years ago, he anticipated being hazed by veteran teammates. He had heard the stories and watched shows like HBO's "Hard Knocks" that glorified the behavior and was prepared...
  • Toward a more genteel governor's race [Editorial]

    Toward a more genteel governor's race  [Editorial]
    Some of the candidates for governor are taking offense at Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's use of a "tracker" to videotape what one of his rivals, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, says on the campaign trail. Where have they been? This tactic, while a bit...
  • Having trained with Incognito in the past, Canty surprised by Dolphins guard's alleged racial remarks

    Having trained with Incognito in the past, Canty surprised by Dolphins guard's alleged racial remarks
    Back in 2005, Ravens defensive end Chris Canty was preparing for the NFL draft.   One of his workout partners was Richie Incognito, the controversial Miami Dolphins offensive guard who's been indefinitely suspended for conduct detrimental to the team...
  • After 50 years, I-95 still East Coast's common thread and economic backbone

    After 50 years, I-95 still East Coast's common thread and economic backbone
    On a brisk afternoon 50 years ago, Timothy Hyman snapped pictures as officials cut a ribbon to open the newest stretch of Interstate 95, connecting Baltimore to Delaware and onward north to Maine. Amid the large crowd gathered at the Maryland-Delaware...
  • Back Story: Randolph laid groundwork for March on Washington

    Back Story: Randolph laid groundwork for March on Washington
    The momentous events that culminated in the March on Washington 50 years ago this week have largely overlooked the legacy of one man whose own dream of such a march was more than two decades in the making. Asa Philip Randolph — better known as A....
  • In Annapolis, honoring the 'foot soldiers' of March on Washington

    In Annapolis, honoring the 'foot soldiers' of March on Washington
    On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, state, local and city leaders gathered in Annapolis Aug. 28 for the dedication of “the nation’s first memorial to the 250,000 foot soldiers of the March.” Built by the Annapolis-based...
  • Supreme Court opens the door for discrimination

    Supreme Court opens the door for discrimination
    In theory, the Supreme Court's evisceration of the Voting Rights Act sounds perfectly reasonable, even restrained. The majority opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, does not eliminate the possibility that the government could require some...
  • Adam Jones calls banana incident 'unfortunate' and says he wants to move on

    Adam Jones calls banana incident 'unfortunate' and says he wants to move on
    PHOENIX -- A day after posting a tweet saying a banana was thrown toward him during Sunday’s game in San Francisco, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones tried to move on from the incident. In the bottom of the ninth inning of the Orioles' 10-2 win...
  • Conservatives long for the sad days of yesteryear

    Conservatives long for the sad days of yesteryear
    Well, I sure got that one wrong. Four years ago, on the eve of the last presidential election, I wrote in this space of how the country has spent much of the last three decades "re-litigating" the 1960s, arguing over the changes wrought in that decade....