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  • Digital Harbor is diverse, united

    Digital Harbor is diverse, united
    Digital Harbor High School is a diverse, inclusive and successful school that prepares students for computer technology careers, college and productive citizenship. Recent media coverage about tensions among small groups of black and Latino students...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 15 Dixieland music The U.S. Air Force Heritage Ramblers Dixie Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Free admission. Information: 410-636-6597 or heritageofamericaband.af.mil....
  • Taking advantage of early voting in Maryland [Commentary]

    Taking advantage of early voting in Maryland [Commentary]
    Early voting starts today in Maryland. As citizens across the state head to the ballot box, it is an appropriate time to reflect on everything that Maryland has done in the past few years to make it easier to vote, while so many other states around the...
  • Columbia knitting group meets third Mondays

    Columbia knitting group meets third Mondays
    These groups meet regularly. Acupuncture Happy Hour — First and third Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Relax and recharge with 20 minutes of auricular (ear) acupuncture. Classical Acupuncture and Healing Center, 8821 Columbia 100 Parkway, Suite 5, Columbia....
  • 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...
  • Perkins fields criticism for plan to reorganize office monitoring minority achievement

    Perkins fields criticism for plan to reorganize office monitoring minority achievement
    A plan by Anne Arundel County school officials to realign an office that monitors minority achievement prompted tense moments during Wednesday's school board meeting, heightened by a former school board member referring to interim Superintendent Mamie...
  • 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...
  • Stop the fighting [Editorial]

    Baltimore police deployed extra officers around Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill and a handful of other schools this week to ensure students' safety in the wake of recent threats and violent attacks against Latino students. The beefed-up...
  • 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...
  • Attorney Cornell Brooks to lead NAACP

    Attorney Cornell Brooks to lead NAACP
    Cornell William Brooks, an attorney and minister from Northern Virginia, will lead the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization at a time when the NAACP is experiencing a resurgence in influence and recruitment but struggling with budget...
  • NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns

    NAACP to cut national staff 7%, citing financial concerns
    The NAACP will lay off 7 percent of its national staff as it continues to search for a permanent leader, a decision the civil rights organization says is necessary because of financial concerns. "Like many nonprofits in transition during a difficult...
  • 'Man Found Dying on B.&O. Embankment: dies While On Way to Ellicott City' [History Matters]

    May 1965 Youth in the news  County notes in the Times:  "Guilford: Six youths and nine adults from Howard County were delegated to the twenty-fifth annual Maryland State Conference of the NAACP branches on Saturday May 1, at Rockville. At the...