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  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, March 28, the 87th day of 2015. There are 278 days left in the year.
  • West County: Local group celebrated read-in for Black History Month

    West County: Local group celebrated read-in for Black History Month
    In honor of Black History Month, the Anne Arundel County Chapter of the Continental Societies Inc. presented an African-American Read-In at Frank Hebron-Harman Elementary School in Hanover during the first week in February. The Continental Societies...

    Adults crushed the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars' love story

    Adults crushed the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars' love story
    I guess I knew it was coming. I had seen reporter Mark Konkol's stories in DNAinfo Chicago about the controversy over potential rules violations by the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, the team that brought us all such pride and happiness last summer as it...

    U.S. black history, American history stitched together

    U.S. black history, American history stitched together
    You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. Maya Angelou Every February, SĂ©bastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort and I have beef. He's the 18th-Century French...

    Pro athletes should speak out on controversial issues

    Pro athletes should speak out on controversial issues
    When top NBA players took the court for warm-ups sporting their now-famous "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts, they were clearly violating the NBA attire rules, but they also evoked the American tradition of civil disobedience championed by Henry David Thoreau....