Civil Rights

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Chapter In Baltimore Civil Rights History Memorialized Sunday

A place in Baltimore-area civil rights is memorialized. It’s been 50 years since the desegregation of Gwynn Oak Park in Woodlawn.

07/07/2013

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‘The Mountaintop’ Brings MLK Story To Washington

A Memphis motel where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago has been transported to the city where the civil rights hero led his March on Washington.

04/05/2013

carl snowden

Carl Snowden To Start Serving 10 Days In Jail

The former civil rights director for Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler is turning himself in to serve 10 days in jail for violating his probation in a 2010 drunken driving case.

03/21/2013

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Md. Honors Prosecutors In Key Civil Rights Case

Three Maryland lawyers are being honored for their prosecution of a tobacco farmer who was charged in the death of a Baltimore waitress 50 years ago.

03/10/2013

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol Wednesday, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with courage in the face of injustice.

02/27/2013

Rev. Vernon Dobson

Rev. Vernon Dobson–Baptist Minister & Baltimore Civil Rights Leader–Dead At 89

Remembering a civil rights leader. Reverend Vernon Dobson has passed away.

01/27/2013

MLK Parade

Baltimore’s Annual MLK Parade Will Step Off Ahead Of National Holiday

It’s a day marked by music, dancing and crowds of people to honor the life of one man: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/16/2013

carl snowden

Director Of AG’s Civil Rights Office Resigns

The head of the Maryland attorney general’s civil rights office has announced he is retiring, a decision that comes in the aftermath of legal problems.

12/28/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

carl snowden

Md. Civil Rights Chief Convicted On Drug Charge

A jury has convicted the civil rights chief at the Maryland attorney general’s office of misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

11/20/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War On Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.

10/24/2012

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