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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 Hill on Tuesday. Gebre, a native of Ethiopia, is an […]

Labor leader Tefere Gebre awarded Peace Prize

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 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 Hill on Tuesday. Gebre, a native of Ethiopia, is an […]

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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

Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s forgotten movie theaters awakens memories

Author/Photographer Amy Davis has written a delightful book about Baltimore’s Movie Palaces from yesteryear, with plenty of riveting photos to bring it to life. It’s called: “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering

Visiting historic New England when the leaves are falling

“By the rude bridge that arched the flood, their flag to April breeze unfurled. Here once the embattled farmers stood, and fired the shot heard round the world.” -

A Son of Hampden: A Conversation with George Figgs

I had a conversation with one of Hampden’s unique sons - George Figgs on Saturday. He’s now residing across the Jones Falls in neighboring Woodberry. We sat down in

Episcopal Bishop Eugene Sutton Champions the Cause of the “Dreamers”

A spirited rally was held on the afternoon of September 13, 2017, in Bishop’s Park, Baltimore, Maryland. A crowd of about 150 were present. The park is located at

Ben Jealous calls for University of Baltimore to say no to Betsy DeVos

Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Ben Jealous, sharply criticized the picking of the controversial Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, as the University of Baltimore’s commencement speaker. She is scheduled to

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