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Members of the Temple Adas Shalom community in Havre de Grace participated in a social action project Saturday night to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. "Instead of having a religious service in Dr. King's honor, as we have done for the past...
Fatherhood had kept Dana Sohr from service work. It also brought him back to it. Sohr’s youngest son had come home from his first religious education class at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia in September 2006 and told his...
Tags: Schools, Trips and Vacations, Values, Ethics, High Schools
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I'm a product of Maryland's public school system. Because of a great elementary school teacher in a great public school, I...
At the verdant Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort outside Cumberland, a retired nurse from Pennsylvania strolls the banks of man-made Lake Habeeb, relishing a vacation of spa treatments and boutique shopping while her husband plays the Jack Nicklaus-designed...
When the Parkville High School football team plays its first home game this season, will the players be performing on a turf called Yates Field? They will if Robert Gartside has his way. Gartside is a proud alumnus of Parkville, Class of 1969. His last...
Tags: Racism, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sociology, Schools, Civil Rights
FIFTY YEARS later, the landscape of American race relations looks so radically different that it is hard to remember what the nation looked like before the Supreme Court's decision in Brown vs. Board of Education. But in 2004, an increasing number of...
Sun StaffIn the NAACP's heyday, church ladies used to sign up members every Sunday, and families gave newborns lifetime memberships as baptism gifts. Today the 95-year-old civil rights group with a history of defending the rights of minorities, grapples to...
Sun Foreign StaffVENTERSDORP, South Africa - Meshack Mbambalala grew up in this farming community understanding that being black meant "there were lines I could not cross," he says. The son of farm laborers, he played rugby and soccer with the white farm boys but was...
Tags: Unemployment, Racism, Sociology, Bars and Clubs, Democracy
Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
Tags: Islam, Racism, The Happiest News!, Barack Obama, Judaism
Channel 2 NewsThe latest Census reports more than one-third of Alaska residents are minorities and Anchorage is the melting pot. The city is now drawing students from all over the world to the University of Alaska Anchorage. This semester, UAA is seeing the highest...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday backed off a plan to increase fines for resisting arrest, his latest retreat in the face of complaints from aldermen and protesters that he is trying to muzzle free speech during the May summits of world leaders. Satisfied...
Tags: Festive Events, Lobbying, Activism, Festive Events, Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today backed off a plan to increase fines for resisting arrest during this spring's G-8 and NATO conferences after aldermen and protesters expressed concerns that it would curb free speech. "We decided to pull that off the table,"...
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