Better angels and how they travel

“We saw it in the early ‘30s when people were going hungry as this nation suffered through the agony of the Great Depression. We saw it in the late ‘30s and ‘40s, when Solidarity was the only thing we had ...

Trump is sabotaging our country

Letters to the Editor

Cheer, Brightness and Hope

When I was a child, I thought Christmas would never come. The weeks dragged by while I wore out the toy section of the Sears and Penny’s catalogs hoping Santa might stop by.

Allied Chemicals, Procter & Gamble workers diagnosed with cancer secure cash benefits from multiple private trusts

Federal Courts Require Asbestos Manufacturers to Compensate Cancer Victims

Exhale. Inhale. Roll Your Sleeves Up

“At 11:34 a.m. on Saturday, November 7, the good news trickled down. Biden won. Kamala Harris is Madame Vice President (MVP). People were sending funny and smart text messages. From one friend— ‘ladies keep your shoes on there is glass ...

Our veterans deserve fulfilling careers, unmatched benefits, and retirement security

After serving four years in the United States Army, I returned to Baltimore.I was ready to transition from military to civilian life and began exploring my options.

Maryland Democrats ride blue wave to election night victory

While much of the country held its collective breath awaiting the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, Maryland Democrats cruised to a sweeping victory in down- ballot races, including in Baltimore, where voters chose City Council President Brandon Scott as ...

How the respectability politics of being a little black girl drives my vote today

“On one particular occasion in memory, I recall parting my lips on the walk to the school to ask Grandma Alice whom she was voting for. With her gray-colored, honest West Indian eyes she looked over the bridge of her ...

Election 2020: The up side of undivided government

As of late October, the political modelers at FiveThirtyEight gave Democrats a 72 percent chance of pulling off the trifecta— winning the White House and majorities in both Houses of Congress— on November 3, 2020.

Republican connected tech firm targeted black voters on facebook for ‘deterrence’

A database built by Cambridge Analytica, the Republican-aligned firm that shut down over allegations of improper use of Facebook data, targeted Black voters for “Deterrence” in profiles prepared for Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign according to reporting by Great Britain’s Channel ...

Maryland Department of Health announces new community-based partnership to enhance statewide vaccination efforts

Baltimore— The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) announced the Maryland Partnership for Prevention (MPP) as its community partner in an enhanced statewide initiative to promote and facilitate childhood and flu vaccination activities throughout the fall. The effort will also support ...

Defund the Police Department

I remember my late mother, a graduate of Shaw University, Mary Beasley Hathaway, saying to me, “you don’t see the forest for the trees.” The saying was meant to communicate that every now and then you have to step back ...

BCRP holds groundbreaking ceremony for regional recreational facility

A transformative South Baltimore- based project more than a decade in the making is finally beginning to come to fruition.

Overcoming The Fear of Failure

It’s something we’ve all faced. You can’t hide from it or run away from it. Defeat, in any form, is an experience that all of us have encountered in some fashion or form. Growing up, I admit that I was ...

We Need Jobs!

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll with drastic job losses, safety, and high prices on working-class people.