This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip.
Claude L. Callegary, a Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who had advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 in his sleep at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
At 53 years old in 1972, Jackie Robinson died much too soon. Too soon to receive his presidential Medal of Freedom, too soon to see his friend Dr. King recognized with a national holiday, and too soon to witness the election of the first black president. Yet, Robinson deserves recognition not only for his athletic accomplishments, but also for his commitment to justice. The price of a baseball ticket is a nice gesture toward such recognition, but emulating Robinson's approach, as we seek to
Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3 at the Adelphi House
Former Democratic National Chairman Robert S. Strauss, who passed away Wednesday at a robustly lived 95, was a happy political warrior whose talent and energies took him far afield from his chosen playground, even to Moscow where he served as the first American ambassador after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The beat goes on in 2014, at least when it comes to capital jazz in Annapolis provided by a program nurtured by the late Joe Byrd and, before that, by his brother Charlie Byrd. A tradition set by those two will again draw major talent to Annapolis this year for a series of jazz concerts at 49 West Café and at O'Callaghan's Hotel.
Robert Gates' new memoir shows he was admitted to the Obama inner circle and rather than openly blowing the whistle on presidential decisions with which he strongly disagreed, he chose to keep the depth of his dissent to himself until after his retirement when he was back in private life.
Last week, the nation marked the 50th Anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's announcement of a federal War on Poverty, igniting a national discussion about the war's legacy and what a renewed effort to address social inequality might look like. But what about us here in Baltimore?
Committee Appointed by President Warfield To Discuss Program of Work Will Meet in All Day Session: The Howard County Farm Bureau Local, according to the officers, is planning a big year's work for 1924.
A group of kibitzers that includes mostly partisan political operatives of past campaigns sprinkled with some new purveyors of the broad and unfiltered social media led by an academic at the University of Pennsylvania, is unnecessarily messing with the presidential debate system.
Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Nov. 22 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. The former Talbott County resident was 92.
In life and death, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago Friday, had numerous ties to Harford County, beyond the Northeastern Expressway that traverses the county and bears his name.