As Harford County delegate Mary Ann Lisanti faced a censure vote in the House of Delegates, community leaders and elected officials in Harford County — and across the state — are calling for her resignation.
The historic Baltimore branch of the NAACP will hold a special election for president in the wake of two years of leadership controversies. Gerald Stansbury, president of the NAACP Maryland State Conference, said the election is scheduled for Saturday at the Greater Baltimore Urban League.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
While the gruesome practice of lynching is most closely associated with the Southern states of the former Confederacy, hundreds were committed elsewhere in the country — including at least 44 in Maryland.
The Twitter account of Ben Jealous, the Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, "liked" a vulgar tweet that criticized police and mocked #BlueLivesMatter. The campaign reversed the "like" and said Jealous had nothing to do with it.
In the era of Donald Trump, black journalists face the same fight as the black soldiers in World War II who waged a Double V Campaign for a victory against anti-democratic forces abroad as well as victory for democracy denied them at home.
A move to provide free meals to some 9,500 students in 19 Baltimore County public schools is getting resistance over concerns it could result in less federal money for the system’s most needy students.
Former NAACP chief Ben Jealous won Maryland’s Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, promising to deliver a progressive agenda that makes college free, legalizes marijuana and raises the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
A new Baltimore Sun-University of Baltimore poll has found that with less than three weeks until the Democratic primary election for governor, two candidates have broken away from the crowded pack, though a huge swath of voters are undecided and haven't been paying attention to the race.
The Maryland Democratic Party on Thursday announced that the nine candidates vying to win the June 26 primary election for governor have agreed to four televised debates, a scheduled that begins Monday.
Democrat Ben Jealous on Tuesday became the first candidate running for governor to broadcast ads on all four major television stations in the Baltimore market, pitching himself as an accomplished activist.
Kevin Kamenetz's political career spanned 24 years and much change in Baltimore County. It grew in population, urbanized and diversified, and saw Sparrows Point go from making steel to, soon, welcoming an Amazon distribution center a hydroponic greenhouse.
While running as an outsider in the Democratic primary race for governor, former NAACP chief Ben Jealous picked a party insider as his running mate - and praised her for getting Democrats to show up the polls.
Former NAACP head Ben Jealous, a Democrat running for governor, will unveil his plan to provide health care to Maryland residents next Wednesday during a Baltimore rally with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.