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Howard Community College professor Fred Campbell is about to take his third group of students to the site of the Allied invasion of Europe during World War II, with the hope that, like students before them, the group with return with a perspective of...
Patching potholes and balancing Howard County's or Maryland's budget may seem far removed from visits to foreign and exotic places, but several local elected officials traveled overseas this spring, visiting places as diverse as Israel, Turkey, northern...
Baltimore attorney Aaron Greenfield's work representing Holocaust survivors and their families earned him an invitation last month to join a special committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Greenfield, special counsel in the corporate practice...
We are on the 2011 Student Freedom Riders bus rolling toward Augusta, Ga., watching "The Murder of Emmett Till," a PBS documentary on the savage 1955 lynching of a black boy in the nothing town of Money, Miss. On the old newsreel footage, white person...
A couple years ago, African-American artist Loring Cornish was focusing his creativity on works that addressed the civil rights movement. When a Jewish couple, Ellen and Paul Saval, bought some other pieces of his, Cornish went to their home to hang the...
Tags: Libraries, Homes, Minority Groups, Maryland, Civil Rights
Sun StaffPope John Paul II prayed in a synagogue and also met with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. He returned the relics of Orthodox saints and apologized for past church-inspired wrongs such as the Crusades, which caused widespread bloodshed in the Middle...
Sun Architecture Critic"What obstacles will you overcome today?" The spirit and mission of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture - as well as its sometimes difficult journey toward a June 25 opening - are neatly encapsulated in a...
Sun reporterJim McKay was swimming laps in his hotel pool on the morning of Sept. 5, 1972, when he was told he had a phone call. "Jim," said the man on the phone, one of ABC's Olympic producers, "terrorists have broken into the Israeli team headquarters. They've...
Sun StaffIt was a speech like no other that Rabbi Rex Perlmeter had given -- delivered inside a Baptist church and pressing the argument that the death penalty is "killing the soul of this country." When he finished his talk last week at Mount Hope Baptist Church...
Tags: White Marsh, Maryland, Hospitals and Clinics, Mount Hope, Rape
Sun StaffMary Ella Fizer raced through the door of the library with a scrap of paper in her hand and a book on her mind. It had been just a few minutes since the 58-year-old Pikesville woman had collected a recommendation for the book Peace of Mind from another...
Special to SunSpotBaltimore Hebrew University's mission is far more than simply striving for academic excellence. Founded in 1919, the private institution of higher Jewish learning aims to preserve and pass on Jewish tradition to the next generation, while training the...
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