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Frederick Douglass

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  • O'Malley: Baltimore believed, and change has come

    O'Malley: Baltimore believed, and change has come
    Ten years ago, a television commercial aired simultaneously on all of the TV stations in Baltimore. It was paid for by the private dollars of principled Baltimore business leaders. It began with the words of a little boy. "My grandmother says we're all...
  • Sheriff takes first step to seize 20 city housing vehicles to pay lead judgment

    Sheriff takes first step to seize 20 city housing vehicles to pay lead judgment
    The Baltimore sheriff's office began the process Wednesday of seizing 20 vehicles owned by the city's housing authority — part of a move by two siblings who suffered lead poisoning in public housing to force the agency to make good on $2.59...
  • Elizabeth L. Phillips, funeral home owner

    Elizabeth L. Phillips, funeral home owner
    Elizabeth L. "Bobbi" Phillips, who co-founded and operated a West Baltimore funeral home, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 28 at her home. She was 93. Born Elizabeth Lattimore in Baltimore and raised on Schroeder Street, she was a 1936 Frederick...
  • Spirited parade celebrates Martin Luther King Day in Baltimore

    Spirited parade celebrates Martin Luther King Day in Baltimore
    Persistent brisk southwest winds and temperatures hovering in the low 40s failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the spirited crowd that gathered at noon Monday in downtown Baltimore to honor the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 92Q DJ Konan and his...
  • Marion Garrett, principal

    Marion Garrett, principal
    Marion Marie Ames Garrett, a retired Baltimore City Public Schools principal and lead soprano in her church choir, died Jan. 15 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications from several ailments, including diabetes and repeated strokes. She was 82....
  • State semifinal football scoreboard and championship schedule

    State semifinal football scoreboard and championship schedule
    Class 4A Old Mill 49, Catonsville 20 Quince Orchard 23, C.H. Flowers 12   Class 3A River Hill 41, Aberdeen 7 Thomas Johnson 12, Huntingtown 3   Class 2A Middletown 48, Edmondson 8 Frederick Douglass 22, Kent Island 6   Class 1A Dunbar 42,...
  • Middletown shuts down Edmondson early, rolls to 48-8 win in Class 2A semifinals

    MIDDLETOWN — By the time Edmondson made its initial first down, Middletown had already scored two touchdowns. That put the Red Storm in a hole it couldn't climb out of in Friday night's Class 2A state semifinal. Edmondson didn't make a first down...
  • James F. Jackson, musician

    James F. Jackson, musician
    James Floyd Jackson, a retired truck driver and Baltimore church musician, died Nov. 16 of a heart attack at Church of God by Faith while preparing to play for evening services. The Loch Raven resident was 74. Mr. Jackson was born in Baltimore and...
  • 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...