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  • Chessie M. Brailey, civil rights activist

    Chessie M. Brailey, civil rights activist
    Chessie M. Brailey, a civil rights activist who had been married to former state legislator F. Troy Brailey, died Dec.16 from complications of dementia at her daughter's Harbor Court condominium. The former longtime Easterwood Park resident was 94....
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Connie Rice

    Patt Morrison Asks: Connie Rice
    Connie Rice was 13 and her father was a test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base when the family drove from the high desert to church at First AME in L.A. She saw the city's ghastly gray air and said to herself, "Well, I'll never live here." Not only has...
  • City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state

    City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state
    Even as Baltimore principals have been given an unprecedented amount of responsibility over the past four years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso, their average salary has remained among the lowest in the state. The average salary for city principals...
  • Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight

    Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight
    As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser. Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
  • Maryland native at center of Komen controversy steps down

    Maryland native at center of Komen controversy steps down
    The resignation of Maryland native Karen Handel from theSusan G. Komen for the Curefoundation on Tuesday could be a first step toward the organization's recovery from a week of negative headlines, comments and tweets. But crisis communications experts...
  • Bernard "Bernie" Harper, city police major

    Bernard "Bernie" Harper, city police major
    Bernard "Bernie" Harper, a retired decorated Baltimore Police Department major who had commanded the Northwestern District, died Saturday of cancer at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 73. "I always considered Bernie as one of my outstanding...
  • Free Friday: Bob Stillman Concert and Hair Makeover from Slique'

    Free Friday: Bob Stillman Concert and Hair Makeover from Slique'
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Bob Stillman Concert 2) Hair Makeover from Slique What: It Could Happen To You: A Valentine's Day Celebration with Bob Stillman Presenter: Arts Brookfield at World...
  • Should We End Black History Month?

    Should We End Black History Month?
    More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...
  • Black history is American history

    In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
  • High school wrap-up

    Indoor track 2A Central Regional (Feb. 6 at 5th Regiment Armory) Girls team scores: 1. Glenelg, 94 points; 2. Oakland Mills, 86; 3. Long Reach, 73; 4. Carver Vo-Tech, 48; 5. Loch Raven, 42; 6. Marriotts Ridge, 32; 7. Owings Mills, 28; 8. Randallstown,...
  • Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum

    Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum
    When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...