A Marylander devoted to civil rights has died. Leroy Battle was instrumental in desegregating the U.S. military and integrating Prince George’s County classrooms.
Harvey Zeigler has spent decades as a civil rights champion in a journey that began when he was a child.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader’s 86th birthday.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
An exhibit at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum is the focus of a controversy involving a renown Baltimore Civil Rights leader.
The NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected.
The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a wetlands license for Dominion Resources to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.
Eighty-five years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was born. On Monday, the nation pauses to honor the civil rights leader’s legacy. Baltimore is celebrating in a big way.
A new play exploring the life of artist and civil rights activist Paul Robeson is opening at Washington’s Arena Stage.
The NAACP has selected a former House of Representatives clerk as an interim president and CEO while the organization seeks a new leader.
Just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the Montgomery Bus Boycott at age 26, and Rep. John Lewis helped to lead freedom rides at 23, young Americans are not letting age get in the way as they seek more than a contributing role in the push for social reform.
Signs designating a highway in Gadsden as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Parkway are set to be unveiled next month. And a late Baltimore Civil Rights leader will be among those honored.