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  • 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...
  • Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination

    Hearings begin on former BWI fire chief's disputed termination
    Hearings began Monday on claims by BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's former acting fire chief that he was unfairly terminated earlier this year after raising concerns about racial bias within the department. Gregory Lawrence, who is black, said he believes...
  • 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...
  • 'Another senseless death' [Editorial]

    'Another senseless death'  [Editorial]
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis over the weekend has evoked a repeat of the turmoil that followed the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida two years ago....
  • Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

    Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake
    Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted. Because his opponent in the governor's race had a funeral to attend, Hogan was largely uncontested as he worked the crowd of about...
  • 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,...
  • Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician

    Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician
    Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91. "We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
  • 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...
  • Federal court hears NAACP suit against Harford over desegregation [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 18, 1964: The case of the NAACP against the Harford Board of Education was heard in federal court 50 years ago this week. The school board was called to defend its three-year desegregation plan...