| Sep 20, 2013
Experience ease in your body, mind and deeper self at a free Svaroopa Yoga class led by Myrna Carpenter at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Oliver's Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Trader Way. Advance registration is required. Call 410-799-7774.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I have been a life-long student of history, but there's something about the sudden recognition that injustices occurred at the now-defunct mental health hospital in Crownsville that is disturbing ("State pledges to examine patient treatment history at...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:05 PM
It's a piece of history that many in Maryland want to forget: an underfunded, overcrowded, state-run mental hospital where African-American patients lived in squalid conditions, were given few helpful treatments and were made the subjects of experiments...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Think for a moment about the term 'Redskins,'" NBC Sports commentator Bob Costas exhorted viewers in his halftime tirade during Sunday's Cowboys-Redskins game. "Ask yourself what the equivalent would be, if directed [at] African Americans, Hispanics,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Fully equipped with a spatula, sunglasses, hat and an apron, Darcel Harris was all smiles Sept. 15 as she answered questions, cooked hamburgers and hot dogs and helped coordinate activities for over 300 folks who attended the 11th annual Pennsylvania...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Despite the ongoing public controversy about it, Harford County's $50 pay-to-play fee to participate in athletics is having little apparent impact on the players themselves.
According to a public schools spokesperson, there are 3,050 students on the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The CEO of New Belgium Brewing Co., a vice president of Etsy, an NAACP officer and even an Indian mystic found themselves in the same place this weekend in Baltimore: the convention of a socially conscious business organization.
Social Venture Network,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 3:43 PM
After being criticized for having a nearly all-white recruit class this summer, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department unveiled this week a new plan for improving diversity in hiring.
Officials say the department's recruitment plan includes several...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A test shown to Arundel High School students as part of a lesson about differences in racial perception raised objections from parents and prompted apologies from the Anne Arundel County school system, officials acknowledged Thursday.
According to an...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:09 AM
While it saddened me to read recently of the attendance troubles at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, I was not surprised. In a city where museums generally exceed expectations, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum has always left something to be desired.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration.
Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Seven Anne Arundel County women are being honored Sunday. Oct. 6, with the annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards.
Named for civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, the awards are given annually to women who honor Hamer's legacy with their community service. This...