I want to give a Black History "shout out" to the millions of nameless, faceless business women and men [barbers, hairdressers, cafe owners...] who rose before dawn and got home long after everyone was asleep.
America still owes an enormous debt to Africans and African Americans for the tremendous emotional and financial toll that they’ve suffered and continue to suffer as a result of nearly 400 years of slavery and segregation.
Trayvon Martin were not a young black male, he would be alive today.
Despite the verdict, it’s clear that George Zimmerman would never have
confronted a young white man wearing a hoodie. He would, at the very
least, have listened to the cops and stayed back.
The sun continues to produce significant solar flares, powerful bursts of radiation which - when intense enough - can disturb
the atmosphere in the layer where GPS and communications signals
travel. (Image Credit: NASA/SDO)
Md. Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller with Gov. Martin O'Malley. Photo by Sarah Tincher, Capital News Service
Delegate pushes for statewide Native American Heritage Month
American Indian Heritage Day in Maryland falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving every year. But Delegate Peter Murphy, D-Charles, wants to see the celebration spread throughout all of November. Murphy has proposed legislation that would require the governor to proclaim November as Native American Heritage Month. It would also urge schools and cultural organizations to observe the month.
WASHINGTON - A government shutdown began Oct. 1, causing federal agencies in Maryland to close or seriously cut back operations and resulting in significant hardship for federal workers, as well as declining economic output and lower tax revenue for the state.
Redskins name is racist, say critics The decades-long debate heats up again as the Washington Redskins team name was lambasted as “racist” and “demeaning” during a daylong symposium at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
New County Council Officers. Craig Rice(left) was unanimously selected as the new president of the Montgomery County Council on Dec. 3. George Leventhalwas unanimously selected as vice president. (Photo/Montgomery County)