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  • An antiquated ruling on Maryland's historically black colleges

    An antiquated ruling on Maryland's historically black colleges
    U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...
  • Marita Carroll, civil rights activist

    Marita Carroll, civil rights activist
    Marita Carroll, a retired Annapolis elementary school teacher and civil rights activist who was arrested on trespassing charges in 1960 as she sat at a bus stop lunch counter, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical...
  • Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules

    Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules
    A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students. In the ruling, U.S....
  • HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources

    HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources
    Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
  • Gansler campaign tour includes more promises

    Gansler campaign tour includes more promises
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler's statewide tour to launch his campaign for governor entered its third day Thursday as the Democrat took his stump speech to Western Maryland. Gansler has slightly different remarks - and campaign promises - for...
  • Of "the" I sing

    At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University. That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
  • Michelle Obama wants Bowie State graduates to promote education

    Michelle Obama wants Bowie State graduates to promote education
    Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community. "Just think...
  • Black colleges seek more state funding

    Hundreds of students and supporters of Maryland's historically black colleges and universities rallied Monday in Annapolis to press for increased state funding to make up for decades of discrimination. The presidents of Morgan State University, Coppin...
  • College students from Laurel named to dean's list and graduate

    Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, class of 2013, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass. Amanda Morgan, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y....
  • Edmondson grad Carroll Washington realizes football dream, signs with Arkansas

    Edmondson grad Carroll Washington realizes football dream, signs with Arkansas
    The whispers reached Carroll Washington III like a game of telephone. Some said the Edmondson grad had gone to trade school. Another rumor placed him at a Division II university in Pennsylvania. Speculation on the whereabouts of the quarterback who,...