Leaders of the nation’s largest civil rights group pledged to continue fighting for voting rights, health care, a higher minimum wage and immigration reform, even as the NAACP begins searching for a new president and CEO.
A surprise announcement from the president of the NAACP. After just five years, Ben Jealous, who has spear-headed a number of civil rights issues, says he will step down to spend more time with his family.
Benjamin Jealous, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said Sunday that he plans to step down by the end of the year.
The National Symphony Orchestra is preparing a multimedia composition focused on George Washington’s life.
The first male president of Notre Dame of Maryland University is stepping down, citing family reasons.
Instead of “Hail to the Chief,” President Barack Obama most likely heard strains of “Happy Birthday” this weekend.
President Barack Obama kicked off his birthday weekend Saturday with a round of golf with friends and a getaway to Camp David.
Spreading the wealth. Governor O’Malley’s political action committee is spending money on other campaigns.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has reported raising nearly $500,000 for his political action committee from January to June.
Coppin State University has a new president.
A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower’s family.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has named a new interim president as it struggles to recover from its failure to enroll enough students for next year.