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  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job

    Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job
    As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
  • White rage doesn't have to take to the streets

    When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African-American male. But that has it precisely...
  • 5 former candidates back Tarrant's write-in campaign against Conaway

    5 former candidates back Tarrant's write-in campaign against Conaway
    Five Baltimore Democrats who lost to state Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. in this year's primary election are asking voters to support a write-in candidate after Conaway posted a series of rambling videos online in which he referred to himself as "meta,"...
  • Baltimore to host 2017 NAACP Convention

    Baltimore to host 2017 NAACP Convention
    The NAACP will hold its 2017 national convention in Baltimore, the nation's oldest civil rights organization announced Wednesday. The decision could mean an economic boost of as much as $10 million to the city two summers from now. Officials with the...
  • Hampton NAACP to host Community Education Forum with schools superintendent Nov. 3

    Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette will discuss education issues at a Community Education Forum hosted by the Hampton NAACP on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 94 Lincoln St. The event is free and open to the public....
  • Two challenge Wittman in 1st District

    U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, faces two challengers Tuesday for his seat in Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker are attempting to unseat Wittman, who is serving his third term...
  • Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...
  • A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat

    A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat
    A dozen people — including a former City Council solicitor, former concert promoter and the president of the city's NAACP — have applied to fill the Bethlehem City Council seat vacated by Karen Dolan when she resigned in the wake of a scathing...
  • Hampton Roads reacts to Ferguson unrest

     Hampton Roads reacts to Ferguson unrest
    While public and occasionally violent protests have spread across the nation in the wake of a grand jury decision not to charge a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, on and around the Peninsula, the response...
  • Police hope Owings Mills shooting victim can provide clues in New York officers' killings

    Police hope Owings Mills shooting victim can provide clues in New York officers' killings
    New York detectives and Baltimore County investigators are convening in Owings Mills, hoping the lone survivor of a deadly rampage will provide clues as to why Ismaaiyl Abdula Brinsley gunned down two New York City police officers. Detectives are...