A report released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists says historic Annapolis, the Naval Academy and the new Harriet Tubman national monument in low-lying Dorchester County are among dozens of historic sites nationwide at risk from rising sea level, flooding and worsening wildfires as the climate changes.
In our democratic system, power lies in numbers, and those numbers are in favor of the civil and human rights community more and more each year. The Mason-Dixon Line still sits north of the Maryland border, but Maryland is not seceding from the South; it is demonstrating the South's future.
As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge them to go even further.
President Barack Obama on Monday set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore for a federal park to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom.
President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation Monday creating a Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument on the Eastern Shore, a designation long sought by advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
Jim Dryden with the Friends of the Concord Point Lighthouse informed me about the 2013 volunteer orientation and briefing to be held March 9 at 10 a.m. at the Havre de Grace Police Department meeting room. Information? Call 410-939-3213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
By By Ron Browning and 410-939-6562; fax 410-939-1833