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  • Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous [Editorial]

    Marylander of the Year: Benjamin Todd Jealous  [Editorial]
    In the spring of 2008, as the prospect that America would elect its first black president became more and more likely, the organization that did as much as any to make that watershed possible had fallen on hard times. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, America's oldest and best known civil rights group, was in disarray. It's last president and CEO had abruptly quit, and it had laid off half of its staff to balance the books. Its membership and relevance in what many were heralding as a post-racial America seemed destined to wane, and one of the defining institutions of the 20th century had no sure place in the 21st.
  • Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign

    Ivey touts Prince George's connection in her campaign
    The budding political career of Jolene Ivey began when she was elected class representative as a senior at High Point High in Beltsville in 1978. "It was the first time I ran for anything. You would have thought I was running for president of the United...

    Zimmerman trial had nothing to do with race

    Zimmerman trial had nothing to do with race
    The Sun editorial staff makes some irrational comments on George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict in saying that "two undercurrents are clearly responsible for what happened that night and for the way the case has played out since: racial prejudice and...

    Md. GOP considering open primary

    Md. GOP considering open primary
    The Maryland Republican Party is weighing whether to open its primary elections to independent voters, a plan some envision delivering statewide victories that have largely eluded the party. A contingent frustrated with consistent Republicans losses...

    Justice and liberal agendas served

    Justice and liberal agendas served
    The Sun's recent editorial regarding the acquittal of George Zimmerman ("No justice," July 16) ranks up there with the one years ago where you railed on about the problem with the death penalty without once mentioning a victim or victim's family. Anyone...