Baltimore Exhibit Focuses On Maryland's Ties To The Civil Rights MovementAmerica is once again facing a racial reckoning after a mass shooting this past weekend in Buffalo, New York. The attack against a predominantly black community is being investigated as a hate crime.
New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Sending Racist Messages To MarylanderA New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to using an anonymizing text message service to send racist messages to a Black Marylander and threaten her family, according to federal authorities.
12 Local Women To Be Honored During Fannie Lou Hamer AwardsChosen from across Anne Arundel County, 12 trailblazing women will be honored during the 26th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3.
Maryland Civil Rights Leaders Travel On Bus Tour To Address Systemic Racism & Police MisconductMaryland Civil Rights leaders traveled across the Eastern Shore on a bus tour to remind Marylanders of the need to eliminate systemic racism and police misconduct on Monday.
Baltimore Civil Rights Organizer Betty Robinson DiesBetty Garman Robinson died over the weekend, OSI-Baltimore tweeted. She was 81 years old.
Maryland Panel On Lynching Begins Study Of KillingsA Maryland commission that will research at least 40 lynchings committed in the state between 1854 and 1933 and make recommendations about reconciliation held its first meeting Monday.
Attorneys General Weigh In On LGBTQ Employment CasesMaryland is one of the states joining a coalition filing a legal brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring.
Local Students Share What They Learned On Civil Rights Trip Through The SouthA meaningful trip for a group of high school students in our area, as they just completed a week long civil rights trip through the South.
Southern States Join To Promote Civil Rights TourismSouthern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism.
Civil Rights Groups Push Legislation on Police TransparencyMaryland is one of the least transparent states regarding police misconduct complaints, civil rights advocates said in Annapolis this week.
John Lewis to Receive Liberty Medal for Civil Rights WorkU.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will be honored Monday night with Philadelphia's Liberty Medal for his dedication to civil rights.
National Portrait Gallery To Feature Activist Dolores HuertaLabor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is visiting the National Portrait Gallery to help open a new exhibition about her life and work.
Justice Department Launches Investigation Of Baltimore PoliceThe Department of Justice will investigate the practices of the Baltimore Police Department following the death of Freddie Gray.
Writers, 'Wire' Creator To Discuss HBO Civil Rights SeriesThe creator of TV's "The Wire" is joining historian Taylor Branch and other writers in Baltimore to discuss their upcoming HBO miniseries chronicling the civil rights movement.
AG Lynch Expected To Open Baltimore Rights Probe FridayThe Justice Department is preparing to announce a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.