The nation’s leading university for the deaf and hard of hearing has reinstated its chief diversity officer, who was suspended for three months after signing a petition circulated by opponents of gay marriage in Maryland.
Gallaudet University is asking a coalition opposed to same-sex marriage to stop airing a television ad that features a staff member who was suspended for signing a referendum petition.
Janet Luby isn’t afraid to tackle tough issues. So, the 11th season for her Bay Theatre Company kicks off with a drama about apartheid, continues with a staged reading of a play about gay marriage, and then moves onto works about relationships and faith.
Billions of dollars in arts funding is serving a mostly wealthy, white audience that is shrinking while only a small chunk of money goes to emerging art groups that serve poorer communities that are more ethnically diverse, according to a report being released Monday.
The festival promotes all ethnicities and backgrounds living in the city with ethnic food, dress and even cultural games.
The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is asking for a Justice Department to probe into the hiring and disciplinary practices of the county’s police department, saying black officers have reported disparate treatment.