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Hogan and Pugh did what was right by taking down statues

Confederate monuments in Baltimore (Anthony C. Hayes/BPE) By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com In this seminal period of American history, it is important for elected officials to display moral courage and leadership rather than more fashionable politics of survival – and a craven pandering to people’s baser instincts. Both Maryland Gov. […]

Hogan and Pugh did what was right by taking down statues

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Confederate monuments in Baltimore (Anthony C. Hayes/BPE) By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com In this seminal period of American history, it is important for elected officials to display moral courage and leadership rather than more fashionable politics of survival – and a craven pandering to people’s baser instincts. Both Maryland Gov. […]

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Hate Trumps All

A Baltimore protester reacts to the election of Donald Trump. (Michael Jordan) For the first time in U.S. history America has a President-Elect who has never held political office, or

John Steinbeck brings solace in the era of Trump

In a jittery, newly authoritarian land of hatred and hurt, chastened criminal and social justice reformers and human rights advocates can find solace and sustenance in the words and

The good, the bad and the ugly in America

President Obama was criticized for his remarks at the memorial service for the fallen Dallas police officers the other day. His critics say he had no right to mention

Racism: Can we be the home of the brave once again?

Like many other people today I am angry and fed up. In the last 48 hours we have seen videos of two more black men, Philando Castile and Alton

Dallas Nightmare: America’s racist problem

Alton Sterling, Philandro Castile, Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Officer, Brent Thompson, Dallas Police Officers, Patrick Zamarripa, Michael Krol, Lorne Ahrens and Michael Smith all had one thing in

High Anxiety in the North – Minnesota Shooting

Investigators process the scene of where a St. Anthony Police officer shot and killed 32-year-old Philando Castile in Minnesota, on July 6, 2016.  I am a US citizen but I

‘Why have we made Freddie Gray a role model?’

Freddie Gray looms larger in death than he ever did in life. It’s been more than a year since rioting over Gray’s death in police custody tore this city apart,

Racial stress, solutions explored in ‘A Conversation Inspired by Between the World and Me’

(L-R) Panelists Logan Young, Alexander Harrington, Dr. Raymond Winbush, Julian E. Jones, Jr., Charles Bethea, and Farajii Muhammad. (Anthony C. Hayes) On Thursday night, a crowd of about 75 people

Cop Murder:  Death of Samuel DuBose

Once again we have the unjustified killing of a man by a police officer.  Fact is another white cop allegedly shoots another unarmed black man this time after a

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