Author Archives: Ronald A. Taylor

  • Hey Cabbie II! Showcases Baltimore Cab Driver’s Wisdom

    The best way for a curious stranger to find out about a city is to travel its streets and boulevards, in daylight, on public transportation. Public buses are cheap but noisy and full of distractions. But a wise and knowing cab driver can do more to tutor a newcomer than any other resource. ...

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  • HBCU ‘Equality’ Lawsuit: Judge Hears Final Arguments

    BALTIMORE-The question of whether Maryland perpetuates a system of separate and unequal higher education-after six years of debate, testimony, motions and presentments- is now in the hands of a federal judge in Baltimore. At the end of courtroom action in a landmark suit Oct. 19, U.S. District ...

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  • Checkmate

    The 2012 presidential debate series ended Oct.22 in a clash that veered from foreign policy and war to the U.S. economy and jobs as President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney shared a stage for the final scheduled encounter of the campaign. Most political pollsters and campaign ...

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  • KNOCKOUT!

    President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney began the three-week sprint to Election Day with a testy debate Oct. 16 over domestic issues raised by voters, including a question from an undecided Black voter who wondered how the president will help him. “Mr. President, I voted for ...

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  • Say ‘Hello’ to the Nice Guy

    Often, I'll see a Facebook or Twitter post from high-caliber Black women about how good Black men are hard to find. In the same breath, these females also dog their last boyfriends and cap the post off with the clichéd phrase, "{N-words} ain't sh*t." But these females ...

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