| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:25 AM
"Ice skating has become the winter sport for Donleigh, now that the frozen flooded (purposely) field near the swimming pool offers a close, perfect opportunity. Several adults as well as children were seen...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:01 PM
— Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years.
Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Author and Baltimore teacher Sheri Booker has won the NAACP Image Award for outstanding literary work by a debut author.
Booker, a teacher at Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women and a graduate of both Notre Dame of Maryland University and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Civil rights groups are pressing lawmakers in Annapolis to impose a six-month moratorium on home foreclosures, as the number of cases has surged in Maryland. But a banker's group and the O'Malley administration contend that there's already plenty of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Five local women will be inducted into the Howard County Women's Hall of Fame March 6 in recognition of their contributions to the community.
The five honorees are Bessie Bordenave, a civil rights advocate with the NAACP for more than 25 years, Ossie...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Magic Johnson may have survived for more than 20 years with HIV and is in apparent good health, but don't let the basketball legend's success story fool you.
HIV and AIDS remain scourges in the African-American community, where experts say infection...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:32 PM
On March 5, 1770, a group of British soldiers fired into an unruly crowd, killing five American civilians in an incident known as the Boston Massacre. Facing murder charges and potentially the death penalty, the soldiers had difficulty finding someone...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Arthur Turco had defended members of the Black Panther Party across the country, but it was in Baltimore that he would be arrested and jailed — on charges that he and members of the militant group had killed a suspected police informant within their...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport announced the hiring of its fire-and-rescue department's first Hispanic fire chief Thursday, shortly after acknowledging that they had terminated its acting chief, an African-American, the day before.
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
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...