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  • Who's next?

    Who's next?
    What Marylander had the biggest impact on the state in 2014? The Sun is asking for your nominations for the 2014 Marylander of the Year. Please send them to talkback@baltimoresun.com and include "Marylander of the Year" in the subject line. We'll announce...
  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • The Gin Bottle Race Riot

    The Gin Bottle Race Riot
    Half a century before protests and violence racked Ferguson, Mo., racial clashes in a south Chicago suburb followed a similarly tragic scenario. Both situations included petty shoplifting — allegedly cigars outside St. Louis, a bottle of gin in...
  • What's next, what's not in wake of Michael Brown decision

    WASHINGTON What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. There will be talk, lots of talk,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Attorney for Brown family calls judicial process tainted by prosecutor

    ST. LOUIS An attorney for Michael Brown's family said Tuesday that the grand jury process to determine justice in the shooting of the unarmed teenager was flawed and tainted by a prosecutor who shares a close relationship with police. A St. Louis...
  • No charges against Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. The county's beleaguered prosecutor stood in front of cameras on Monday evening, and delivered the news: Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will not be charged. The announcement drove hundreds into the streets. From Ferguson to Shaw to...
  • Eugene Kane: This is the Bill Cosby I know

    "So, what do you think about Bill Cosby?" Lots of people have been asking me that question. They don't ask just because of the recent stories about numerous women who allege being drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby over the years. They ask...
  • Hampton NAACP holding vigil Tuesday in response to Ferguson unrest

    The Hampton Branch of the NAACP will hold a "Vigil for Peace and Justice" at noon on Tuesday so members of the community can gather as a peaceful protest to the announcement that a grand jury will not indict a white Missouri police officer for shooting an...
  • Stevie Wonder keys in on songs of his life during rare tour

    Stevie Wonder keys in on songs of his life during rare tour
    It seems each generation discovers a new Stevie Wonder. In the early 1960s, he was the musical boy genius who at 13 became the youngest artist to ever to have a No. 1 record, with “Fingertips — Part 1 & 2.” In the later 1960s, he was...