An Increase In Hate Crimes Calls For More Federal Agents In Minority NeighborhoodsA rise in hate crimes in the area means more federal law enforcement on the ground across the area this month.
General Robert E. Lee statue can be removed, Virginia Supreme Court rulesThe court found that “restrictive covenants” in the 1887 and 1890 deeds that transferred the statue to the state no longer apply.
Charlottesville To Remove Confederate Monuments SaturdayA Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville is set to come down Saturday, the city announced.
Virginia High Court Hears Challenges To Robert E. Lee Statue RemovalA 131-year-old statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee took center stage Tuesday as the Supreme Court of Virginia heard arguments on whether the state has the right to take down the once-celebrated monument that is now widely seen as a symbol of white supremacy and Black oppression.
Report Tells Of Sexual Assault, Racism At The Virginia Military InstituteA state-sanctioned report says the Virginia Military Institute has tolerated and failed to address institutional racism and sexism and must be held accountable for making changes.
Bryn Mawr Students Walk Out In Solidarity With Drama Teacher Who Was Allegedly Forced To ResignBryn Mawr students walked out of school Friday morning in solidarity with their Black drama teacher who they said was forced to resign after an incident with a white student.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin Decries Anti-Asian Discrimination, Violence During House Judiciary Committee HearingFollowing the deadly shootings at three Georgia spas, Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin decried the recent wave of anti-Asian violence and discrimination that has even affected members of Gov. Larry Hogan's family.
Graffiti On Black Lives Matter Marquee At Howard County Middle School Being Investigated As Hate Crime, Officials SayPolice are investigating a report of graffiti at a Howard County middle school as a hate crime, officials said Monday.
Four Swastikas Found Etched Into Johns Hopkins University Dorm ElevatorJohns Hopkins University officials are investigating after four swastikas were found etched into the walls of a dormitory elevator on the Peabody Institute campus.
Baltimore Youth Advocates Reflect On Lessons Learned From Deaths Of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor And BLM MovementWhile COVID-19 dominated the headlines in 2020, Americans also experienced a racial reckoning of sorts.
Task Force Begins Reviewing Montgomery County Police Department's Funding, Accessing RacismA task force has begun its work reviewing operations in a Maryland police department, including examining the agency's funding and assessing racism in law enforcement.
Person Of Interest In Robbery Of 4 Jewish Teens At Towson Town Center In Custody On Unrelated Charges, Arrest Warrant ObtainedA person of interest in the robbery of four Jewish teens at the Towson Town Center is in custody, Baltimore County Police tell WJZ.
Expert Says Constant Exposure To Videos Of Police Brutality Can Lead To Toxic Stress, Psychological TraumaAdults aren't just working to deal with the stress from COVID-19, but also the stress of racial inequality. Mental health experts say its important you learn how to cope with it all.
Redskins Reviewing Team Name After FedEx Asks NFL Team To Change NameThe Washington Redskins are launching a thorough review of its name after the title sponsor of their stadium asked the NFL team to change its name.
Frederick Mayor Condemns Racist Graffiti Found In CityThe mayor said these images and hateful actions are counter to the community's growth and is not the Frederick every resident aspires to be.