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 ...

Death of Black doctor of COVID-19 sets off alarms

“He made me feel like a drug addict,” Dr. Susan Moore, 52, said on a video days before her death on December 22, 2020 due to coronavirus. The Black Indiana doctor states on a Facebook video that she had received ...

Black voters should see themselves in congressional staff

People of color account for nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population yet, Joint Center research found that people of color account for just 11 percent of Washington, D.C.-based senior staff in Senate personal offices. These include positions like chief ...

Instead of prosecuting Trump, give him the OJ treatment

Since well before Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election, there has been talk of how outgoing president Donald Trump might be criminally prosecuted at the state or federal level for any of dozens of alleged crimes once he ...

Public asked not to come to Miracle on 34th Street in Hampden

Ramos has been working with the Baltimore Police Department and the Baltimore City Health Department on plans for addressing crowds but would like spectators to come back next year.

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 ...