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A Poster to honor Black History Month (2018)

The purpose of this “Poster” is to honor on February 1, 2018, the annual event known as “Black History Month.” To that end, I have utilized photos that I have taken over the years of personalities from the Baltimore area […]

A Poster to honor Black History Month (2018)

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The purpose of this “Poster” is to honor on February 1, 2018, the annual event known as “Black History Month.” To that end, I have utilized photos that I have taken over the years of personalities from the Baltimore area […]

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Women’s Rally/March in Baltimore (2018)

Poet, Lady Brion There’re back! Thousands of protesters, mostly women, and young families, turned out in Baltimore, Maryland, on a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning, January 20, 2018, to celebrate and demonstrate

Fireworks follow popular movie releases

(At a demonstration for peace in front of the White House on March 18, 2011, activist Daniel Ellsberg is third from the left.) “I, Tonya” was one of the newly-released

Recalling Parren J. Mitchell: Icon of Baltimore’s African-American community

Parren J. Mitchell, an African-American, born in 1922, was from a well-known family in West Baltimore. They were steeped in Democratic Party politics, with a passionate devotion to the

Joys of Los Angeles and Environs

On Christmas Day, 2017, my wife Ann and I, began our annual one-week holiday visit to sunny, lovable and culturally abundant - Los Angeles, CA and environs. Landing at

Labor leader Tefere Gebre awarded Peace Prize

 Tefere Gebre with Fr. Sean McManus WASHINGTON - Tefere Gebre, a stalwart of the cause of organized labor, was given a “Roving Ambassador for Peace” award in a ceremony, near Capitol

Mayor’s annual Christmas parade celebrates 45th birthday

The Mayor’s Annual Christmas Parade, a gala event, was launched, in Hampden, (Hon), on Sunday afternoon (12.03.17). The weather was sunny and a little on the cold side, but

Mayor Pugh at crossroads on juvenile crime crisis

Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh is a very competent, conscientious and likable politician. As of today, however, she is at a crossroads in her brief tenure in office. She panicked

Johns Hopkins University hosts exhibit of students photos from a study abroad class to Ireland

Anne Duncan poses for a photo at the exhibit. The Center for Visual Arts and the Office of Study Abroad of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is hosting an exhibition

Hogan signs Executive Order that blocks Maryland from awarding contracts to businesses that support boycotts of Israel

Larry Hogan was elected in 2014 as governor of Maryland. It was no easy task, as Republicans are a minority in the state. Bob Ehrlich, another Republican, also had

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