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.
Maryland Historical Society Collects Photos, Oral Histories Of Baltimore UnrestThe Maryland Historical Society is looking for images from both professional and amateur photographers in order to document the Freddie Gray protests, Baltimore riots and unrest and cleanup efforts.
Md. Tuskegee Airman Dies At 93A Marylander devoted to civil rights has died. Leroy Battle was instrumental in desegregating the U.S. military and integrating Prince George’s County classrooms.
Man Devotes Decades To Civil RightsHarvey Zeigler has spent decades as a civil rights champion in a journey that began when he was a child.
Hopkins Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. With Annual EventThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader's 86th birthday.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.