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  • 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...
  • Bowie State athletic director Anton Goff leaves for Hartford

    Bowie State athletic director Anton Goff leaves for Hartford
    Bowie State athletic director Anton Goff is leaving to accept the same position at the University of Hartford and was introduced in his new role at a news conference Friday. Goff will begin his new job in July after spending four years at Bowie State....
  • Nation of Islam leader may speak at Morgan State University in the fall

    Nation of Islam leader may speak at Morgan State University in the fall
    Morgan State University is working with a group that intends to bring Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to speak on campus this fall, a university spokesman said Saturday. Spokesman Clint Coleman said a local Nation of Islam chapter, the Student...
  • New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero

    New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero
    Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture. "My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
  • Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]

    Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]
    As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
  • Throwback Thursday, the top 10 songs this week in 1992 [Videos]

    In the middle of July 1992, Bill Clinton accepted the democratic nomination for president, the TV show "Melrose Place" premiered on Fox and America loved the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Just Another Day," Jon...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...