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  • In Texas, black means future danger

    In Texas, black means future danger
    If the state of Texas executes Duane Buck, it'll be because he is black. Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner's Houston home, and also wounded his own...
  • Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard

    Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard
    Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it. Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Organizers hope Saturday's Edgewoodstock energizes Edgewood

    Edgewood Recreation Park should be hopping with the sounds of music and spoken-word poetry Saturday, when organizers the first "Edgewoodstock" hope to bring a day full of music and arts to the Edgewood area. The free event is expected to draw about...
  • LGBT community must engage in fight over voting rights

    LGBT community must engage in fight over voting rights
    There was much to celebrate when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last month. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and its allies have worked long and hard to end discrimination based on sexual orientation,...
  • Calls for civil rights case follow Zimmerman verdict

    Calls for civil rights case follow Zimmerman verdict
    The Baltimore-based NAACP and the pastor of a city mega-church were among those calling Sunday for a federal civil rights case against George Zimmerman after the Florida man was acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Meanwhile,...
  • NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign

    NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign
    Credited with reenergizing and modernizing the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday he will step down from his position at the end of the year. In a statement, Jealous said he wanted to...
  • Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to verdict

    Baltimore's police commissioner and several African-American religious leaders joined together Saturday night to urge residents to express their reaction peacefully after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin....
  • Not your grandmother's NAACP

    Not your grandmother's NAACP
    When Benjamin Jealous, at 35, became the youngest person ever to lead the NAACP in 2008, he took over an institution with a venerable name but whose greatest triumphs appeared to lie in the past. Mr. Jealous, who announced last week that he will step down...
  • NAACP begins search to replace Jealous

    NAACP begins search to replace Jealous
    The resignation of NAACP President Benjamin Jealous left the nation's most influential advocacy group for equality in search of a new leader at a particularly sensitive time in U.S. race relations, setting off a debate Monday about his potential...
  • Brown receives award from NAACP

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown picked up an attractive addition to his glory wall Monday as he collected a leadership award from the national NAACP at its gathering in Orlando for his efforts at repealing the death penalty in Maryland. Brown played a...
  • We all still have a dream, 50 years after Dr. King's speech [Column]

    Members of the Carroll County chapter of the NAACP were among the tens of thousands on the National Mall, at the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 24 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington. It was on...