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The Baltimore branch of the NAACP will hold a downtown rally Monday in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The rally is part of a flurry of action from Maryland churches and civil rights groups seeking to memorialize Martin, the 17-year-...
I made up my mind not to write about March Madness this year. What's the big deal? As a North Carolina native and Tar Heel alum, I thought I'd seen it all. But I realized this March might be different, as I sat in a meeting with a Hampton University...
WASHINGTON (AP)— The Supreme Court plunged into debate Monday on the fate of the Obama administration's overhaul of the nation's health care system, and the justices gave every indication they will not allow an obscure tax law to derail the case. A...
Tags: White House, Personal Income, Health, Business, Sonia Sotomayor
Today marks one month since Trayvon Martin's death, and thousands of people are expected to descend on the small Florida city where the youth was slain by a neighborhood watch volunteer, including an NFL star and a prominent church leader from Baltimore....
When 17-year-old John Edwards was shot in the head on Edmondson Avenue this month, no one marched on City Hall. There were no comparisons to Emmett Till, no columns in national newspapers about the anxieties of growing up black and male in a country...
Baltimore Sun reporterOne of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
FOX 17 ProducerGrand Valley State University is among nine universities from across the U.S. that are part of a national research coalition to address public transportation issues. GVSU is specifically researching ways to remanufacture, repurpose and recycle electric...
email@example.comA schools superintendent, a retired teacher, an NAACP officer and a gold medal-winning Olympian were honored Saturday by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Eastern Panhandle Alumnae Chapter. Four high school seniors from both counties also were...
Never in his life was he more fortunate not to have a ride. It's not like Antoine Bethea wanted when he came to the Indianapolis Colts West 56th Street complex, but being new to town during the first rookie workouts, he was without a way to get back to...
Tags: Sports, Super Bowl, Football, NFL Pro Bowl, Antoine Bethea
Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...
After a hiatus of more than a year, Soulful Symphony re-emerged last month to perform for a packed house at the Hippodrome Theatre, inaugurating a concert series that continues there Friday night. Thanks to support from the recently launched Hippodrome...
Tags: Entertainment, Minority Groups, Music, Culture, Concerts
Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award, won for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939). Today, a controversy exists over the whereabouts of the McDaniel Oscar. In his 1990...
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