AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Prince George’s County and Maryland

Starting Sept. 3, Maryland voters will be able to cast their votes in the primary election for local and statewide candidates. This is the first time Maryland has allowed early voting and the submission...

AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Baltimore City and County, and Maryland

Starting Sept. 3, Maryland voters will be able to cast their votes in the primary election for local and statewide candidates. This is the first time Maryland has allowed early voting and the submission...

Bealefeld and Jessamy

The people of Baltimore depend on the mayor, police commissioner and state's attorney to work together to increase the safety of the city. By and large, they do not care how it is done...

Living Wage Is Key for Rebuilding Baltimore’s Economy

The Baltimore City Council is considering a new law to guarantee that the city’s major retailers, such as Wal-Mart and 7-Eleven, pay employees decent, living wages. It’s smart economic development policy: full-time retail workers...

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 to monitor and manage energy consumption. The capabilities of smart...

The Great American Racial Abyss

The summer of 2010 will not only be remembered for record-beating heat but also record-baiting racism. It’s ironic that 18 months into the historic presidency of Barack Obama this nation is sweltering in intolerance,...

NUL Crosses The Century Marker

This year, the National Urban League is celebrating 100 years of existence. It's also celebrating a century of service. Ruth Standish Baldwin and Dr. George Edmund Haynes founded the Committee on Urban Conditions Among...

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave Redux

I love music and football. And in many ways my love of both comes from the same place – high school band. Years ago, when I was a teenager, I was a decent musician, playing...

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