Ensuring the promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

During the month of May, many of us celebrated the 63rd anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision.

Mission of Democratic Faith Working Group

Growing up in a church parsonage, the eldest son of a fundamentalist Christian minister, grounded me securely in faith and family.

New Orleans begins removing racist Confederate monuments

Against a backdrop of death threats and under the cover of night, officials in New Orleans have begun to dismantle Confederate monuments honoring racists of the Civil War and Jim Crow eras of United States history.

Bridging education gap a top priority for black American parents

All parents want the best for their children. We all acknowledge that attaining a high-quality K-12 education is probably the single most important factor that will determine the future life success of a student in the public school systems throughout ...

Why Early Learning Matters

The quality of an early education can influence the opportunities for a young child’s success in school and life.

Central West Baltimore eager for State Center redevelopment

When you walk through Historic Marble Hill, you will appreciate the architectural craftsmanship with details that have stood the test of time and can’t be replicated by today’s builders.

The Great Distracter

Three of Donald Trump’s latest ploys to distract attention from Russiagate have failed

Hidden ER Costs Undermine Health Markets

Imagine you're traveling in a different state when, suddenly, you begin to feel severe abdominal pain.

Why the FDA should think like a surgeon

On a visit to her prenatal physician, Margaret Boeme and her husband received unwelcome news— their unborn baby had a spinal tumor.

Racial bias puts patients at risk

Racial biases and misconceptions remain rampant in our healthcare system— and medical schools aren't doing enough to address the issue.

Letters to the Editor

The week included many visits by community groups to thank our veterans for their sacrifices and to let them know that their deeds are not forgotten.

BGE rededicates first gas street lamp in country

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) rededicated the first gas streetlamp

What would Coretta Scott King do?

In the historic 1963 March on Washington-which catapulted Dr. King to fame--women, however, were not allowed to march with the leaders or give a major address.

Colleges Are Failing to Prepare Students for Work; Here's the Solution

Job prospects for today's college seniors are looking up. The hiring of bachelor's-degree holders is expected to jump by 19 percent this year.

Obama Rallies America in Farewell Speech

“Yes, we did!” Those were the words that Barack Hussein Obama ended his farewell speech to America on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, eight years after he captured the presidency, campaigning on the slogan, “Yes, we can!”