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  • Ted Cruz, Women's World Cup: Sunday topics

    Ted Cruz, Women's World Cup: Sunday topics
    UPDATED: Here's the guest list for the Sunday morning programs: Presidential candidate and former Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, talks to ABC's "This Week" at 10 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. The...
  • Baltimore: Stop honoring white supremacy (UPDATED)

    Baltimore: Stop honoring white supremacy (UPDATED)
    UPDATE: As The Sun's Luke Broadwater just reported on Twitter, Baltimore County has asked the city to change the name of Robert E. Lee Park to Lake Roland Park. The city owns the park but the county operates it, as the letter notes. Baltimore County...
  • Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Humbly Accepts Award From Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

    Despite all of the accolades he has received over the years, author, columnist and blogger Ta-Nehisi Coates was grateful as he picked up yet another award at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Thursday. Coates, a correspondent for The Atlantic, was...
  • Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Reparations, Race Before Receiving Stowe Award

    Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Reparations, Race Before Receiving Stowe Award
    The Harriet Beecher Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice is awarded biennially to an author whose work "makes an impact on a critical social issue in the tradition of Stowe's 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'." Ta-Nehisi Coates had never heard of the...
  • Policing Baltimore's police

    Policing Baltimore's police
    The death of Freddie Gray and the riots that followed have brought Baltimore's problems to the forefront of national, even international, attention. The drug addiction, poverty, failing schools, health disparities, deteriorating housing, broken families...
  • Latest in The Sun's coverage of Freddie Gray

    Latest in The Sun's coverage of Freddie Gray
    Here's the latest in The Baltimore Sun's coverage of the Freddie Gray case and the unrest in Baltimore: -- Baltimore police reval Freddie Gray wagon ride had additional stop. -- Police complete Freddie Gray investigation, city prosecutors will...
  • Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories

    Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories
    Author, essayist and UConn professor William Jelani Cobb will speak at a free Salon at Stowe event on Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The Center's executive director, Katherine Kane, will be...
  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates earns Polk Award for commentary

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates earns Polk Award for commentary
    Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates has won a prestigious journalism award for his ground-breaking and exhaustively researched essay on the obstacles that African-Americans have faced in building wealth. "The Case for Reparations," the June 2014 cover...
  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case
    It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates strides to the...
  • The 'n-word' overshadows the terrorist threat

    The 'n-word' overshadows the terrorist threat
    Most of the coverage about the Oklahoma University fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon specifically focuses on the students using a racial slur to describe African Americans. Their gleeful singing about lynching is overshadowed by that boogeyman — the...
  • Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'

    Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'
    Justice and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., will be topics this weekend on the Sunday morning programs. The guest list: Benjamin Crump, attorney for Michael Brown's family, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Ta-...