Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ warnings to U.S. Capitol Police Chief ignored and she says Trump should be impeached, charged

“They got overrun, and these terrorists got inside and were calling out for [House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi and looking for her. Even the woman who was shot and killed— when they searched her belongings, they found a video in which ...

Thirteen Local Civil and Human Rights Activists to be Honored First Virtual MLK Jr. Awards Program Friday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m.

Annapolis— The 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Awards Program will air virtually on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6 p.m. The program will conclude with a viewing of the award-winning short film, “The Dream Revisited: Civil Rights In ...

Georgia Senate Races Will Decide the Fate of Biden’s Presidency

Voter turnout is reportedly lagging in the more rural and conservative areas of Georgia and is higher in more traditionally Democratic areas of the state. Spending on both sides has been high with both Warnock and Ossoff raising over $100 ...

NPR Board of Directors Elects WYPR’s LaFontaine E. Oliver as Board Chair

Baltimore— WYPR President and General Manager LaFontaine E. Oliver has been elected by the NPR Board of Directors as its new Chair of the Board. Oliver has been president and general manager of WYPR since 2019 and a Member Director ...

VIDEO RELEASE: A Thanksgiving Message from Governor Larry Hogan

While the way we celebrate Thanksgiving this year may be different, we still have so much to be thankful for.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Defeat Trump and Change History

After days of counting in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Arizona, President Obama’s former Vice President, Joe Biden, and California Senator, Kamala Harris, won the 2020 race for the White House.

Harris bursts through another barrier, becoming the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect

Kamala Harris, who on Saturday became America's first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect, represents a new face of political power after an election all about who wields power and how they use it.

Tight race taking shape in critical Florida as Trump and Biden wait on results

A roller coaster battle is unfolding for the critical state of Florida between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, as counting begins in earnest in a momentous election unfolding amid the worst pandemic in 100 years.

AARP Spotlights Importance of 50+ Voters in New Presidential and Senate State Polls

In August, AARP launched “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect Americans 50-plus as they vote in the 2020 elections. The campaign will help Americans over 50 vote safely, whether at home or in person. ...

Justice Ginsburg’s Death Could Prove Fatal to American Democracy

Through her cancer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought to the end with unwavering faith in our democracy and its ideals, and that’s how she’ll be remembered, Obama expressed in a written statement. “But she also left instructions for how she wanted ...

IN MEMORIAM: NCNW mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We all remember our sister’s fearless dissent from the 2013 Supreme Court decision to remove voting rights protections. Indeed it was that dissent that earned her the nickname “Notorious R.B. G.” When I vote in the November 3rd election, her ...

One Huge Lie Crystallized

“After the Republican Convention, President Trump has cut into Biden’s lead, and it appears that our president is a man of character. Trump supporters made it appear that he was working for all Americans and that there are thousands of ...

Maryland State Board of Elections Encourages Eligible Residents To Register To Vote In November’s General Election

Annapolis— The Maryland State Board of Elections is encouraging eligible residents who have not yet registered to vote in the November 3, 2020 general election to do so online.

In Memoriam: Chadwick Boseman

The world is reeling from the loss of iconic actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday, August 28, 2020, after losing a private battle to colon cancer.