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  • NAACP convention not necessarily coming to Baltimore after all

    NAACP convention not necessarily coming to Baltimore after all
    The local branch of the NAACP spoke prematurely last week when it announced that the organization's 2016 national convention would be held in Baltimore, a spokeswoman from the national headquarters said Thursday. A panel is still in the process of...
  • NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring

    NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring
    Racial disparities in the restaurant labor force of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are hurting African-American employees and contributing to poverty in Baltimore, according to a study released Monday by the national labor organization Unite Here....
  • Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board

    Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board
    The Annapolis housing authority created a new position for Carl O. Snowden, whom the city's mayor decided not to reappoint to the authority's board. Snowden's five-year term as chairman of the board of the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis is...
  • JET makes its digital debut [Commentary]

    JET makes its digital debut [Commentary]
    Derek Jeter's impending retirement from Major League Baseball after 20 years, marked by emotional tributes during the All Star Game last week, is not the only reason this New York Yankees fan has been unsettled by the passage of time. JET magazine,...
  • Mosby unseats Bernstein in city state's attorney's race

    Mosby unseats Bernstein in city state's attorney's race
    Marilyn J. Mosby defeated Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein on Tuesday after criticizing him for failing to live up to promises he made four years ago to win the office. Bernstein conceded shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. "We have...
  • Mosby's focus on crime helped unseat Bernstein

    Mosby's focus on crime helped unseat Bernstein
    Lawyer Marilyn J. Mosby entered the Baltimore state's attorney race as a decided underdog. Just 34 years old, she was seeking to unseat a well-connected incumbent who would outraise her by a 3-to-1 margin. She'd never prosecuted a rape or murder case....
  • Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...
  • Edgewood and Joppatowne celebrate the 'Fourth on the Fifth' with pirate-themed parade

    Edgewood and Joppatowne celebrate the 'Fourth on the Fifth' with pirate-themed parade
    The skull and crossbones rode high along Joppa Farm Road Saturday evening for the "Pirates of the Caribbean"-themed Edgewood-Joppatowne Independence Day Parade. There were about 50 entrants in the annual parade, which is held in Edgewood one year and in...
  • 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...
  • Mosby cut into Bernstein's support in white neighborhoods, data suggest

    Mosby cut into Bernstein's support in white neighborhoods, data suggest
    One popular theory of lawyer Marilyn Mosby's upset win over incumbent State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein was that race played a deciding role in the election, helping a political newcomer oust a white prosecutor in a majority-black city. But Baltimore...
  • Yasmine Allen charts a medical career course [North Laurel/Savage]

    Yasmine Allen charts a medical career course [North Laurel/Savage]
    Watch out, world, for Yasmine Allen. This young lady may only be going into 10th grade but she is quite impressive. She has set up an internship to work with a local plastic surgeon. Yasmine hopes to become a reconstructive facial surgeon. She is active...
  • Snowden to lose seat on Annapolis housing board

    Snowden to lose seat on Annapolis housing board
    The mayor of Annapolis says he will not reappoint civil rights activist Carl O. Snowden to the board that oversees public housing communities in the city. Mayor Mike Pantelides sent a letter to Snowden on Wednesday indicating he would not reappoint...