Hundreds of people, including top city and state officials, on Monday mourned the death of longtime Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. at a funeral held at Morgan State University's Fine Arts Center.
The NAACP will hold its 2017 national convention in Baltimore, the nation's oldest civil rights organization announced Wednesday. The decision could mean an economic boost of as much as $10 million to the city two summers from now.
Morgan State University continues to have problems managing the largest federal research program in its history and will face financial penalties from the organization that oversees the program, according to documents released this week.
Morgan State University's Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it did not give proper notice of a hastily-convened executive committee meeting, the Open Meetings Compliance Board found this week.
One popular theory of lawyer Marilyn Mosby's upset win over incumbent State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein was that race played a deciding role in the election, helping a political newcomer oust a white prosecutor in a majority-black city.
By By Luke Broadwater and Ian Duncan and The Baltimore Sun
A proposal for Morgan State University to have some joint academic programs with Towson University is drawing questions from Morgan backers who believe such a setup would benefit Towson far more than the Baltimore institution.
Nelson Mandela's death has prompted many to reflect on how his words and brave actions would inspire them in their own efforts to fight racial inequality and to repeal the death penalty, which Mandela himself once faced.
The resignation of NAACP president Benjamin Jealous left the nation's most influential advocacy group for equality in search of a new leader at a particularly sensitive time for U.S. race relations, setting off a debate Monday about his potential successor.
Harford County Government Public Information Officer Sherrie Johnson received the John H. Murphy Award for excellence in journalism. Johnson was honored Saturday during the 2013 NAACP Freedom Fighter Awards Breakfast.
Former members of Congress from Maryland have found new ways to continue their service. Several of them now report a kind of relief at having left the endless fundraising, the unrelenting schedule and the partisan rancor behind