2018: The Year of Frederick Douglass

The governor’s reception room at the Maryland State House in Annapolis was packed as Gov. Larry Hogan proclaimed 2018 the Year of Frederick Douglass....

Living at Perkins Homes Still Hazardous for Residents

For the women who live in Baltimore’s public housing developments, day-to-day survival can be perilous. Even cooking a family meal can be hazardous. Perkins Homes...

Korean Veteran Shares the Ups and Downs of Life as a Black Soldier

On June 25, 1950, about 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th parallel, a boundary that separated the north’s Soviet-backed...

Rev. Billy Graham, Friend of Martin Luther King, Dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, a long time evangelical preacher who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. at Selma, died on Tuesday at the age...

Nigeria Savors Its Olympic Bobsled Debut

Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. The Nigerians were the...

Former Maryland Delegate’s Trial Begins in Bribery Case

The trial of a former Maryland state delegate charged with bribery has begun with his lawyer insisting that his client accepted bundles of money...

Toveet Radcliffe Added to Heartbreaking #SayHerName

#SayHerName is a hashtag that remembers Black women who were killed by either by police or in police custody. It is populated with names like...

Baltimore `Nation’s Most Dangerous City’

USA Today tagged Baltimore with a dubious distinction many of the city’s residents probably believe has been valid for several years; the “nation’s most...

Oprah Top of Mind for Trump

Satirically referred to as the tweeter-in-chief, President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter yet again to belittle and challenge his one time friend, media...

Surprise: White House Continues to Nominate Mainly White Men

From the day he announced that he was running for president, Donald Trump has made clear his feelings about people who are not White....

Review: ‘Black Panther’ is Dazzling Grand-Scale Filmmaking

NEW YORK (AP) — The supposedly cosmically vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, as it's called, spans planets peppered throughout the galaxy, but Ryan Coogler's Earth-bound...

Trump’s Smear of the King Legacy

President Donald Trump has crossed the line. Trump, who continues to disrespect former President Barack Obama, who is hell-bent on repealing the Affordable Care...