Former NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous, who stepped down in December, is joining a West Coast venture capital firm that invests in startups that diversify the tech industry and aim to have a positive social impact.
Attorneys for Anne Arundel County and former County Executive John R. Leopold urged a judge on Monday to throw out a lawsuit claiming he improperly ordered police to compile "dossiers" on his political rivals.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King and the late Harford County civil rights leader Joseph Bond, the Harford County Human Relations is hosting a humanitarian luncheon Tuesday at Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp.
Emmett Burns dedicated his Sunday service at Rising Sun First Baptist Church, with hundreds in attendance, to memorializing Mandela and encouraging people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, which he sees as a crucial initiative, especially for the poor and uninsured.
African-Americans represent approximately 14 percent of the U.S. population but account for more than 40 percent of people living with HIV. In fact, if black America were its own country, it would rank 16th in the world in the number of people living with HIV
With approximately 700,000 of our fellow citizens returning from our jails and prisons to our communities each year, incarceration alone is not a solution. We have to do a better job at making sure that those returning home from prison and jail are empowered to change and correct their course in life.