The old people used to say that Sugarland, Maryland, one of the hundreds of all-black towns and communities established by freed slaves after the Civil War, got its name because its founders believed that “the women here were as sweet as sugar.”
Nearly one in five African-Americans aged 20 and older have diabetes.
A new report shows visitors to the national parks in the Washington area spent $1.37 billion in surrounding communities, based in 2011 data.
In Baltimore County’s low-lying areas like Watersedge and Millers Island, flooding is a major concern.
The impact on poor communities of cutting Chesapeake Bay pollution through credit trading is being questioned.