The Curtain Rises on Black Women Candidates

Will “This Girl is on Fire,” be the rallying cry for African American women candidates in the upcoming campaign season? It’s already been adopted...

Julian Dawkins: A Local “Trayvon Martin Case”

Many Black Alexandrians are calling it “our local Trayvon Martin case.” And, they won’t rest until they get “Justice for Julian.” The promising 22-year-old...

The Wall Street Journal is Wrong

Once again historically Black post-secondary institutions find themselves the target of an unwarranted and deceitful attack. This rhetoric marginalizes and mischaracterizes the vital role...

Our View: ‘I’ll Give you D.C.’

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray was outraged. D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton was livid, almost apoplectic. Even Illinois Democrat Danny Davis, ranking member on the...

Return Donna Edwards to the House

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D) is in a three-way contest against Faith Loudon of Pasadena, who has been active in the Republican Central Committee...

Signs of an O’Malley Presidential Run?

In the whirlwind mania leading up to the Super Bowl last week, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, appearing on a CBS morning show from New...

Proposition 4: The Maryland DREAM Act Equal Access

When voters in Maryland go to the polls, they’ll have the opportunity to decide by their vote on Proposition 4 as to whether or...

The Reality Bad Dream Called Trump

The lies from President Donald Trump just keep coming. How can Americans trust anything that comes out of Trump’s mouth? How can world leaders assess...

D.C. Special Election Turns on Difference Between Race and Racism

Anytime anyone attempts to discuss or defuse misunderstandings about intractable racism in America, which is still unable to reconcile its historic and hidden affects...

Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist And Should Be Treated Like One

Before Dylann Roof allegedly went on a shooting rampage at the historically Black Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., in which 9 people, including...

Closing Balto’s City Jail–What Took Them So Long?

Now that Gov. Hogan has announced plans to “immediately” close the scandal plagued Men’s Detention Center housed in the Baltimore City Detention Center, questions...

The Benefits of Smart Grid

In Maryland, as across the nation, we are on the cusp of a giant leap forward in the way families and businesses use technology...