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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...
  • Big government liberals will never abide school vouchers [Letter]

    Big government liberals will never abide school vouchers [Letter]
    The use of vouchers makes so much sense, but The Sun and other liberal organizations will never fully back them since they give the poor an opportunity to become "haves" and diminishes the government's control of the "have nots" ("An open letter to the...
  • City police consultants' report was a waste of taxpayer dollars [Letter]

    City police consultants' report was a waste of taxpayer dollars [Letter]
    Unfortunately, The Sun's recent article outlining a consultant's report on the police department that cost the citizens of Baltimore City close to $300,000 for a document that articulates the very initiatives many of its state legislators had already...
  • Morgan's teachable moment [Editorial]

    Morgan's teachable moment   [Editorial]
    Morgan State University officials not only had the right but the duty to sanction a campus fraternity for rejecting a student's membership application because he was gay. Much of the ethos of college Greek organizations lies in the pride they take in...
  • City board votes to close six schools in 2014

    City board votes to close six schools in 2014
    The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to close six schools at the end of the school year but spared two other schools from immediate closure after passionate protests from the community. The schools approved to close at the end of the school year are...
  • County police to hold Gift Cards for Guns Saturday at Tabernacle Church

    The Prince George's County Police Department will hold a Gift Cards for Guns event Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Tabernacle Church, 11601 South Laurel Drive. According to a release from the police, the event, one of two scheduled this month,...
  • Maryland delegate, pastor urges congregation to enroll in Obamacare in Mandela's memory

    Maryland delegate, pastor urges congregation to enroll in Obamacare in Mandela's memory
    Emmett Burns has been protesting since he was 15. The Maryland delegate and Lochearn preacher was born in Jackson, Miss., where he picketed in 1966 with Medgar Evers, an NAACP demonstrator who was instrumental in the desegregation of the University of...
  • Bel Air gears up for Christmas with visit from Santa

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 19, 1963: Santa arrived in Bel Air by fire truck and handed out candy canes to the onlookers. To add to the holiday spirit of the day, a light snow had fallen during the night which coated the...
  • NAACP: Baltimore gun violence affects 'every day people' too

    NAACP: Baltimore gun violence affects 'every day people' too
    Baltimore's NAACP president said the city's gun violence affects a wide range of residents, even if the victims themselves tend to be involved in the drug trade.  On Monday, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said gun violence was "localized" and "not...
  • Wh'Y' Not Toastmasters meets Saturday

    These groups meet regularly.   The Bet Aviv Camera Club — A presentation on cell phone photography, by professional photographer and instructor Tony Sweet. (http://tonysweet.com) The presentation will be at The Meeting House, 5885 Robert...
  • Confederate White Knights will host first public meeting in Elkton

    Confederate White Knights will host first public meeting in Elkton
    Cecil County officials say a decision to allow a Ku Klux Klan group to meet in a government building Friday was based on a First Amendment philosophy of refusing to discriminate against any group or organization. Al Wein, Cecil County's director of...
  • Blue Maryland gets more liberal [Editorial]

    Blue Maryland gets more liberal  [Editorial]
    Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one. The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...