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From The Ashes...

The near destruction last Friday of 850-year Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris to fire is unarguably a major loss to the Catholic Church, Parisians and visitors from around the world who have had experiences associated with this ancient icon.

Should The Smell Test Or Legal Test Define Mayor Pugh’s Actions?

Despite damning allegations and quick-draw demands for her resignation Mayor Pugh, so far, is only guilty of having pneumonia. Having won office with 57 percent of the popular vote— short of a formal conviction— it is the voters who will ...

Stop Invisible Lynchings In America

Disproportionately, young African male college students and others are being summarily expelled from college based solely on mere allegations of sexual misconduct violations of Title IX rules without any due process of law or findings of fact. College administrators are ...

Over 17,000 Choices For Future Prime Real Estate Not Going To Last Much Longer

Political partisanship and racial overtones notwithstanding, at its core is the fact that a decision was made some time ago regarding the master plan for development of the Baltimore metropolitan region that obviously included the mass migration of low income ...

America's Small Businesses Win And Will Thrive Under New Trade Agreement

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed by President Donald Trump and his fellow leaders at the G20 in Argentina. The accord modernizes the decades-old NAFTA and is chock full of provisions that will help American small businesses boost exports ...

Donna Brazile Trying “A New Lane” By Joining Fox News

Donna Brazile says there is no way she is selling out and her core values will always remain intact despite her controversial decision to sign with Fox News.

College Admissions Scandal: The Myth Of America’s Meritocracy

"Sometimes working hard just isn’t enough when you aren’t born into privilege. The upper echelons of society will always be out of reach when there is a system in place that is easy to step around and that grants immediate ...

Young Baltimore Women Putting Off Pregnancy, Picking Up Diplomas

The trend is unmistakable. The story— by the numbers— confirms that young women in Baltimore have reversed course dramatically from two to three decades ago when teenage motherhood was epidemic. Not only do statistics show young women eschewing underage pregnancy, ...

COMMENTARY: The Black Women Jailed For ‘Stealing’ An Education

“… she wanted a better life for her son, so she enrolled him in the Norwalk public schools despite having no real ties to the city. ‘When the city found out that it was spending its money educating her boy, ...

Who Will Police The Baltimore City Police Department?

For more than a century and a half, Baltimore City has had the dubious distinction among Maryland jurisdictions of paying for a police force, in this case over half a billion dollars annually, over which it does not wield ultimate ...

Baltimore, State of The City: Connect the Dots

Baltimore City mayor Catherine Pugh delivered her 2019 state of the city speech on Monday, March 11, 2019. Her presentation was informative, identifying accomplishments like the new police commissioner; a 10 percent reduction in the murder rate; neighborhood investments; and ...

OPINION: Let’s Clamp Down On Tobacco And Vaping Product Access For Young People

“…the law does not protect. Instead, legislators selectively go after some products, while protecting others. If legislators understood the damage that nicotine and tobacco products do to people, especially young people, they’d be rushing to outlaw them.”

New Baltimore City Health Commissioner Takes Over This Month

Dr. Letitia Dzirasa will take over the nation's oldest continuously-operating municipal health department this month, established in 1793, overseeing a department of 800-plus employees and a $150 million annual budget.

Pseudo Tough Guys Can't Rattle Calm Collected Cummings

Despite Kenan Thompson's best effort, the Elijah Cummings who coolly resisted and prevailed over the Republican's political sleight-of-hand at the beginning of the Cohen hearing, and subsequent attempts to coerce him, found its way into Saturday night's comedy sketch.

2020: End Of beginning Of Equality Or Beginning Of End Of Hate In America?

As America concludes its 43rd Black History Month, we are 60 days into the 400th year since enslaved Africans were brought in chains to the Land of the Free. It should come as no surprise that African Americans are currently ...

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