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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Columbia Digest

    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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ehrlich reliably arrogant and ill-informed [Letter]

    Ehrlich reliably arrogant and ill-informed  [Letter]
    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,"...
  • NAACP Youth Council sponsors 'Fighting the Hunger'

    NAACP Youth Council sponsors 'Fighting the Hunger'
    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...
  • Obama did blacks a disservice by playing the race card in the Trayvon Martin case

    Obama did blacks a disservice by playing the race card in the Trayvon Martin case
    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...
  • Westminster celebrates diversity at Tristreet block party

    Westminster celebrates diversity at Tristreet block party
    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...