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I love the thought of leaving Baltimore, but it’s finally starting to feel like home

For the past two years, I have been counting down the days until I am free. Ever since my brother had a gun pointed at his face while sitting at a bus stop, I have tried to picture a place ...

NBC and GOP, dump Trump for his Mexico insults

When Donald Trump began his historic quest for the Republican presidential nomination, he said: "When do we beat Mexico at the border? They're laughing at us, at our stupidity

Why Baltimore won't get justice from police

Body cameras, better training and better selection of officers all focus on how to make the police/community interaction better but miss the key point: the relationship is designed to fail

Ask Alma: Wife’s spending out of control

I love my wife and we have a great marriage.

Remove Confederate flag now

The savage act of racial terrorism at Emanuel A.M.E. Church – Mother Emanuel – in Charleston, S.C., has been met with extraordinary expressions of faith in that community

Permit rules keep ex-cons jobless

For black men who have been incarcerated, completing their penance and walking into the sunshine of freedom presents countless challenges, especially returning the work force.

Equality and the Labor Movement

It is certainly true that some unions engage in sexism and racism, but if we take a critical look at labor history we find that the labor movement is definitely not 100% sexist or racist

The change we need is within our grasp: A business school dean's perspective

I am privileged to have a unique vantage point from my eighth floor office window on the campus of Coppin State University, a panoramic view of the Baltimore skyline from Mondawmin Mall to the Francis Scott Key Bridge and beyond.

War, murder and the American way

He sat with them for an hour in prayer. Then he pulled his gun out and started shooting.

Medicaid Mason-Dixon Line

LeeAnn Hall, Alliance for a Just Society and Glenn Harris, Center for Social Inclusion

Blackonomics: 'I' versus 'we'

One conclusion I have drawn from working in the collective economic empowerment vineyard for years is that “We” fail because “I” gets in the way.

Ask Alma: An unfair request

I’m a single mother supporting my three children with no help from my ex-husband.

A message for the class of 2015

If you are disposed to using the Internet as your guide, a diploma will generally be described as the proof of your successful completion of a course of study, or the bestowal of an academic degree.

Blaming black protesters for 'crime wave'

In their rush to punish African-Americans for exercising their First Amendment rights and pushing an end to oppressive law enforcement tactics, defenders of police brutality have lost all touch with common sense.

Time for young people to stop the violence

I only recently embraced my status as an “elder.” Actually, I describe myself as an “episodic elder,” eager enough to take one of those lovely “senior” discounts when it serves my purpose, yet reluctant to turn in my party card. ...

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