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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

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White House Advisor Defends President Obama’s Policies At Morgan State Forum

A White House advisor defends Obama policies affecting African-Americans during a forum at Morgan State University on Friday.

07/13/2012

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Baltimore Tour Group Highlights The Role Of African-Americans In The War Of 1812

History lost now remembered. A local group is making an effort to tell the story of African-Americans who contributed to the War of 1812.

06/21/2012

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First African-American Graduate From Naval Academy Dies

Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Brown, the first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, has died, the Academy said. He was 85.

05/24/2012

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Residents & Lawmakers Discuss Redistricting

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will be weighing public comments to a proposed legislative redistricting map for the Maryland General Assembly, but he isn’t expecting to make many changes.

12/22/2011

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Md. Redistricting Lawsuit Hinges On Racial Numbers

As a three-judge panel heard arguments about whether Maryland’s redistricting map dilutes the African-American vote, one of those judges said Tuesday he doesn’t believe a case has been made to require a third black-majority congressional district.

12/20/2011

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Black Voters Group Files Redistricting Lawsuit

A group representing black voters has filed a civil rights lawsuit in hopes of changing Maryland’s recently approved congressional map for the next 10 years.

11/10/2011

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Md. Chief Judge Returns To Baltimore High School

Maryland’s top judge is returning to his alma mater in Baltimore to tell students about his arrest in high school as part of a civil rights protest and his path to the Court of Appeals.

09/23/2011

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New Program Hopes To Change Black Male Image Through Art

Image change. It’s what a local group of artists wants for black men.

03/24/2011

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FDA Approves First New Drug For Lupus In 56 Years

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective in treating the debilitating immune system disorder.

03/10/2011

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