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  • Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf prize for fiction

    Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf prize for fiction
    The $10,000 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which recognize books that make important contributions to the understanding of racism and cultural diversity, have named Marlon James as this year's fiction winner for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings."...
  • Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN'-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that "confronts racism and examines diversity." James was cited Wednesday for his novel based on the...
  • Guest Column: Community deserves voice in many issues

     Guest Column: Community deserves voice in many issues
    Capital Gazette editorial board member Will Marshall recently wrote a guest column,"'Death with Dignity' is a rights Issue" (The Capital, March 26). If you missed his piece: He argues that physician-assisted suicide is a personal matter of the...
  • Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition

    When it comes to Passover, Seder is hardly just for Jews at Lee Nelson's house. In fact, Jews are usually outnumbered. Her daughter brought along a Muslim she was seeing last year, and Nelson loves it when two particular non-Jewish friends round out her...
  • Health Calendar for March 31

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENT MOBILE HEALTH: The Community Care Connection, a mobile health unit from Rosalind Franklin University, will offer free health screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar,...
  • Helping ex-offenders stay out of prison

    Helping ex-offenders stay out of prison
    Every year, roughly 10,000 people leave prison and return to Baltimore City; 4,000 of them — 40 percent — will return to prison within three years. This must change. The people least likely to go back to prison are those who participate in...
  • The 100-year-wait for melt-in-your mouth corned beef

    The 100-year-wait for melt-in-your mouth corned beef
    Until about 11:30 a.m., the deli line at Attman's makes sense. No one takes a number, and no one tells you where to stand. But for decades, customers have formed a line flush against the deli counter from the front of the store to the back, past the...
  • Women's History Month talk crosses generations

    Women's History Month talk crosses generations
    Before last year, Taneytown resident Helen Wojtech didn't know there was such a thing as Women's History Month, but on March 18, she celebrated it by giving a talk on women's history at Carroll Vista with granddaughter Emma Halley. Wojtech, who had...
  • Civil litigation attorney, state Supreme Court justice to be honored

    Civil litigation attorney, state Supreme Court justice to be honored
    Personal injury attorney and motivational speaker Willie Gary will be honored during the third annual Katie Hall Public Service Awards Luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Plaza, in Gary. Gary, of the civil...
  • Mosby launches 'junior' prosecutor program for kids

    Mosby launches 'junior' prosecutor program for kids
    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, one of the youngest top prosecutors in the country, wants to give 30 city kids a chance to get started even earlier in their pursuit of becoming a lawyer. Mosby announced Thursday that she has invited students...
  • NEH funds LACMA show on Sri Lanka, Ken Burns film on Vietnam War

    NEH funds LACMA show on Sri Lanka, Ken Burns film on Vietnam War
    The National Endowment for the Humanities will funnel $1.4 million to California museums, university-based scholars and libraries in grants announced this week, including $40,000 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a touring exhibition on the art...