| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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,...
| Dec 13, 2013
Holiday tree sale
The Atholton Athletic Boosters annual holiday tree sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the school, 6520 Freetown Road. Douglas and Fraser firs will be available. Proceeds benefit the school's athletic teams....
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:35 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Bill Marker's letter to the editor concerning a recent commentary by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is right on ("Vouchers: an escape for few — at the expense of many," Nov. 21).
When I read Mr. Ehrlich's column ("An open letter to the NAACP,"...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Howard County NAACP Youth Council sponsored its third Fighting the Hunger event Sunday, Nov. 24, at Ridgley's Run Community Center in Jessup.
"This is our way of giving back to the community by providing a meal, clothing, shoes, blankets, toiletries...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Does anyone besides me get irritated at the hypocrisy and race-baiting that is made worse by articles like the one penned by Auset Marion Lewis ("A river of tears for all the Trayvons," July 16)?
It belonged in a bad romance novel instead of a...
| 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...