The revolution Baltimore worked hard to create in protesting Freddie Gray's death in police custody was not televised for what it truly was or is. The revolution was televised as angry citizens burning flags, looting stores and breaking police car windows. This is a skewed portrayal of the protests; it is what the media chose to portray.
Morgan State President David Wilson, an Alabama resident who grew up about an hour from the site of the 1965 Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery, plans to return to the area for this weekend¿s 50th Anniversary commemoration.
About 150 protesters gathered Thursday at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis morning before marching to the House of Delegates, where they declared their intention to regularly attend Maryland's General Assembly.
Eleanor Zatella Giles, a longtime East Baltimore activist who fought a proposed prison and advocated for her community, died at Gilchrist Hospice Care following a lengthy illness on Dec. 26. She was 85.
Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder.
A group of students at Johns Hopkins is reviving a campus anti-abortion group that members say will perform "sidewalk counseling" — attempting to discourage pregnant women entering clinics from going through with the procedure.
Days after the Obama administration threatened widespread furloughs one of Maryland's largest federal agencies, the Social Security Administration said it might shoulder the deep, across-the-board spending cuts of the sequester without sending any of its full-time employees home.
Chessie M. Brailey, a civil rights activist and wife of the late former state legislator F. Troy Brailey, died Dec. 16 from complications of dementia at her daughter's Harbor Court condominium. She was 94.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
City officials are preparing to award three private groups contracts to run recreation centers this week, following a string of delays, and have vowed to keep all of the city's centers open through June.
Hundreds of activists are planning to demonstrate outside Fort Meade this weekend in support of Army Private Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, organizers said.
Syrian President Bashar Assad's recent interview with ABC's Barbara Walters denying he had any role in the killing of thousands of demonstrators protesting his rule is evidence he is either delusional or thinks the rest of us are
Robert Reich says the Supreme Court's campaign finance decisions have given corporations unlimited power to influence the political process, but real live protesters are getting kicked out of the streets.