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  • 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...
  • Morgan succeeded — until the state interfered

     Morgan succeeded — until the state interfered
    The Sun's recent editorial regarding historically black colleges and universities in this state ("Maryland HBCU case: A ruling without remedies," Oct. 13) reflects some of the circular, tortured reasoning to which the newspaper resorts on occasions. I...
  • 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's HBCUs, state head to mediation

    Maryland's HBCUs, state head to mediation
    State officials and attorneys representing Maryland's historically black colleges and universities will head to mediation to resolve the remnants of a legal battle spurred by the institutions' complaint that the state hasn't done enough to help them...
  • University adviser dies after being restrained by Anne Arundel police

    When a police sergeant approached a black Jeep Cherokee parked on the side of Piney Orchard Parkway in Anne Arundel County, its hazard lights blinking, she thought it would be a routine check on a stranded motorist. But the encounter was the first in a...
  • Plan OK'd to raze UM president's house, build $7.2M home, event center

    A divided Board of Public Works gave wrecking crews the green light Wednesday to demolish the 55-year-old home of the president of the University of Maryland, College Park to make way for a $7.2 million building that will serve as a residence and a...
  • Aberdeen WR Carpenter turning heads as he prepares for Crab Bowl

    Aberdeen WR Carpenter turning heads as he prepares for Crab Bowl
    Christian Carpenter approached this fall with two goals in mind for his senior football season — turning around Aberdeen's 1-9 football team and making college coaches notice his considerable talents on both sides of the ball. After helping the...
  • Coppin president says vote of no confidence won't derail efforts to improve university

    Coppin president says vote of no confidence won't derail efforts to improve university
    The president of Coppin State University says he won't be derailed by a recent vote of no confidence from faculty members and promises rapid efforts to improve communications with those who have criticized his leadership. "I certainly take all of the...
  • Historically black Md. universities win federal grants

    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $12.2 million to Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities, Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski said Monday. The money is aimed at strengthening academic resources, management...