After a sign declaring love for LGBTQ, immigrant and Muslim communities was vandalized with hate speech, Maryland Presbyterian Church Pastor David Norse Thomas says the church is doubling down on its mission of acceptance.
More than 100 African-American Goucher College students conducted what they termed a "Black Out" on the Towson campus all day Friday to protest the most recent episode of hate-filled graffiti at a Maryland school.
People took more than a quarter of a million rides on the Bird and Lime scooters in the first month and a half of Baltimore’s pilot program with the two companies, according to the city Department of Transportation.
Maryland law enforcement agencies received 398 reports of hate or bias last year, an increase of 35 percent from 2016 — and a pace of more than one report a day. The state’s experience echoes a national increase in reported hate crimes, reversing a long, gradual decline.
Baltimore approved agreements with Bird and Lime this week, allowing them to operate a six-month pilot program in the city while the transportation department studies how, and whether, to regulate them. Here are 10 takeaways.
As we mark the one-year anniversary of the removal of four monuments here in Baltimore, I am left with a nagging question: Are we any closer to solving the dilemma of how we recognize important historical figures, one that is different than the pervasive white male, figurative representations?