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Can Investment In Infrastructure Drive Bipartisanship?

For U.S. commuters and communities, under funded roads, bridges, and public transit systems aren't a matter of political opinion— they're a fact of life.

Learn Your Numbers During Stroke Awareness Month

Know your numbers, take your medication, educate your children, and adult family members, and talk about your health. Visit a physician on a regular basis. Take control of your health, your life depends on it. Remember at any age a ...

Is The Black Jockey Demise A Precursor Of Where Pimlico Is Heading?

“Today you'd struggle to find an African-American jockey on a U.S. race track. Just 30 of [roughly] 750 members of the National Jockey's Guild are black,” according to McKenzie’s CNN report. African American jockeys have gone from domination to decimation ...

Lost One, Gained Two In Baltimore City Government Reshuffle

It would not be hyperbole to describe the assumption of Baltimore's latest mayor and city council president as the Dynamic Duo. The elevation of Bernard C. "Jack" Young as Baltimore's Mayor, and Brandon M. Scott as city council president, is ...

After Over 50 Years Of Failure Why Does Social Promotion Still Have Merit In Baltimore City Public Schools?

The evidence is clear. The practice of promoting Baltimore City Public School students to successive grades despite their apparent failure to master their contemporaneous grade level curriculum is abysmal, counterproductive and shameful.

It's Murder She Wrote, Not Marijuana

"It's counterproductive for us to continue to pursue and prosecute marijuana cases when we have the level of violence that is plaguing our communities, when we have homicide clearance rates that we still have to tackle," was the response of ...

Stronach Family Wants To Orphan Pimlico

"The City of Baltimore will potentially inherit another abandoned business site located in another abandoned neighborhood. The struggling Park Heights community will inherit a 140-acre hole in the ground. It is obvious that one of the reasons Stronach Group prefers ...

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, ...

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