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  • Columnist wrongly criticizes Paris police

    After reading about the noble efforts of Martin Luther King Jr., I could not help but contrast his fight for justice and civil rights with the absurd racist and police-bashing comment of columnist Clarence Page. In an otherwise intelligent Room for...
  • On The Fly: Former NFL Commissioner Tagliabue No Goodell Fan

    Things don't appear to be at all cool between former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and owner-lovin', player-hatin' Roger Goodell, who is, gulp, in charge right now. You can say what you want about Tagliabue, but he was forceful, decisive and would not...
  • Boynton building razed after it is deemed uninhabitable

    Boynton building razed after it is deemed uninhabitable
    The city on Tuesday demolished a four-unit apartment building in the historic Heart of Boynton neighborhood. City officials said the one-story building, at 132 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., was uninhabitable. According to the city's community...
  • Obama urges religious tolerance, human rights in India

    President Obama urged support for religious tolerance and human rights in a speech Tuesday in New Delhi, drawing on the American experience and his own personal ones to soften a message with the potential to give offense to his Indian hosts, especially...
  • Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays

    Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays
    For many families, groups of co-workers and friends, and individuals, volunteering is one of the most meaningful winter traditions. During the December holiday season, they may serve meals or collect food and clothing. In January, the Martin Luther King,...
  • The influence of science and reason on moral progress

    The influence of science and reason on moral progress
    A century and a half ago, an abolitionist preacher named Theodore Parker noticed something striking about the moral universe: “The arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways,” he said, but added that “from what I see I am sure...
  • Oscars 2015: How are best picture nominees faring at the box office?

    Oscars 2015: How are best picture nominees faring at the box office?
    With the Oscars less than a month away, here's a look at how the best picture nominations are doing at the domestic box office.  "American Sniper" The war drama is setting box office records, pulling in an estimated $200.1 million in the U.S. and...
  • Full house hears Suze Orman on gay civil rights

    Financial media guru Suze Orman looked over 1,000 people, gay and straight, who came to see her speak at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Orman introduced herself as a lesbian at a panel discussion on civil rights for Florida's gay, bisexual and...
  • Spady Museum's MLK Breakfast inspires community

    Spady Museum's MLK Breakfast inspires community
    With an energizing round of speeches, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at its 15th annual breakfast. "Be inspired to serve your community. Martin Luther King Day isn't about a day off but a day on," said...
  • Talk of the County: Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton don't heed Dr. King's words

    Editor’s Note:¬†Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (847) 249-7265 or email countytalk@stmedianetwork.com. Snow-covered walks I...
  • Party: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee

    Party: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee
    Although the annual dinner of the Anne Arundel County Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee was in its 27th year, this year's $60-$100-a-ticket event — which drew about 700 guests to the La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie — also contained a "first,"...