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Baltimore Activist Kevin Zeese, Dead at 64

Kevin Zeese at a Protest Action in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Bill Hughes) Members of Baltimore’s social justice community were stunned to learn on Sunday, September 6th, of the sudden death of activist par excellence, Kevin Zeese. He was only […]

Baltimore Activist Kevin Zeese, Dead at 64

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Kevin Zeese at a Protest Action in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Bill Hughes) Members of Baltimore’s social justice community were stunned to learn on Sunday, September 6th, of the sudden death of activist par excellence, Kevin Zeese. He was only […]

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Talking Pictures: My photographic life

(South Baltimore as seen from the WTC  Photo by Bill Hughes) Photography for me is capturing the moment, the emotion, and documenting the scene. It could be a dramatic picture

History of the Maryland Regiment (Book Review)

When the vessel, the Pride of Baltimore II, “America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador,” sails into the waters of Baltimore’s outer harbor, it passes two land-based forts. On its port side is

Baltimore Harbor: Oh, For Those Golden Days of Yesteryear

Harbor Water at the Foot of Hull Street (Photo By Bill Hughes) “Get ready, I’m coming in,” I shouted. “You sure are,” a voice behind me snapped loudly, as he grabbed

Notable Women: Helen D. Bentley; Mary Avara and Pat Moran, Who I Have Known and Admired

Pat Moran (YouTube screenshot) The 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote, is a perfect time for

Baltimore’s Best Monuments & Iconic Aspects

We are so darn lucky in Baltimore. They don’t call us the “Monumental City” for nothing. We earned that title the hard way with fabulous memorials and statues that

Our Quito Ecuador, Amazon River and Galapagos Islands Experience

My wife, Ann, and I, landed in Quito, Ecuador, on February 15, 2015, for a 16-day tour. The city rises to 9,350 feet above sea level. It’s the capital

Book Review: The Man From Missouri: Harry S. Truman

“If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog!” That was just one of Harry S. Truman’s more memorable lines. The man from Larmar, Missouri, a farmer’s son,

Oliver Stone and Edward Snowden: Two Rebels Against the Establishment

Film director Oliver Stone is in a class by himself. He has dared to go into the political minefields where only a few other Hollywood-based moviemakers have ventured. Perhaps,

COVID-19: Signs of the Times

Remember this song: And the sign said "Long-haired freaky people need not apply" So I tucked my hair up under my hat and I went in to ask him why He said

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