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LETTER: Impact of WWI on the Middle East

July 28, 2014, marks the one hundred year anniversary of the official start of WWI.

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The Congressional Black Caucus has no conscience

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) describes itself as “the conscience of the U.S. Congress.” According to the dictionary, conscience is the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct or motives. Notice that the root of the word conscience is the word “con,” which is exactly what the CBC has turned out to be.

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Unfinished Business: 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 2 marked the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 that outlawed discrimination and segregation based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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United States late in courting African leaders

In 2008, the whole world applauded the United States for electing its first African American president. No part of the world was happier than the continent of Africa with its 54 nations.

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Three ways to save your hood today

Self-defense. Private security. Police-community unity. These are the three pillars that comprise my strategy for successful anti-crime activism.

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What our country needs from the Press

These days, the scandal involving long wait times at VA hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington spectacle generated by politicians looking for headlines.

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The Stanton Community Center needs volunteers

The Stanton Community Center serves as a community resource that provides children and adults with recreational and cultural enrichment opportunities and health, medical, therapeutic, and counseling services.

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Action on climate change crucial

Climate Change is happening, human activity is the primary cause, and without action consequences will be dire. That is the overarching message of the National Climate Assessment, released on May 7, 2014. The message is far from new, but cause for concern is growing quickly. Evidence of climate change now appears in every region and impacts are visible in every state in the United States.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama’s Comatose Foreign Policy

The Obama administration’s foreign policy is non-existent.

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Letter to the editor

We are cutting back our military because the current administration believes the world is a safer place.

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Letter to the editor

I am amazed that some have worked so hard to deprive people of health care.

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The Baltimore Times presents: The Eighth Annual Women’s History Month Literary Festival

Join book lovers on Saturday, March 8 at Enoch Pratt Library

In The Sleeping Dictionary award-winning author Sujata Massey paints a stunning portrait of late Raj India. Set against a background of huge political and cultural upheaval, the book is both a sweeping epic and a passionate love story.

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It's the community economy stupid!

In his commentary entitled, ‘If I Dated Black Girls”, Mr. George E. Curry, NNPA columnist, examines the comment a young white male made of his niece, Rachel: “If I dated Black girls– I tell Rachel this all the time– she would be on the top of my list.”

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LETTER: January 15th is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

January 15th is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and January 20th will mark the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday.

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‘Bodymore’ once more

As of December 16, 2013, the number of homicides in Baltimore reached 224.

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A Baltimore primer for local TV stations

Poly High School? POLY HIGH SCHOOL? Who would utter such nonsense? Well, WJZ-TV reporter Kai Reed for one.

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That ‘Chitling Test’ controversy

Forty-three years ago Adrian Dove, a black sociologist, created the Chitling Test of Intelligence.

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Should guys give up the strip club?

Really, Jacoby Jones? Really?

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Return to stalag O’Malley?

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley couldn’t resist putting in his two cents worth about Baltimore’s recent crime surge.

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Was what Don Lemon said so wrong?

There are STILL black folks mad at CNN on-air personality Don Lemon.

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Is SRB the worst mayor in America?

There are those who feel our esteemed Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (SRB), our beloved Mayor Vroom Vroom, is the worst city chief executive in the land.

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Bad News for Mayor Vroom Vroom

Mayor Stephanie “Vroom Vroom” Rawlings-Blake can’t be happy about the story that appeared in the August 25, 2013 edition of The Baltimore Sun.

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More summer reading fun

Got books? If you do, then you must have spent this summer reading as many books as I have. As I did in a previous column, I’ll recommend some more books from my summer reading list.

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Let’s have an honest discussion about race

If we talk about what ails us that will make it better.

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Barack and “The Click”

I was stunned. I turned on my TV, and there was one President Barack Hussein Obama, talking about “The Click.”

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Bottom Lines After Zimmerman Verdict

Now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted, it’s time to make note of a few bottom lines in the case, and there are quite a few.

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America’s Crisis: 38 Million have no Retirement Assets

As more Baby Boomers continue to retire, a new research report has found that the nation is facing a trillion dollar retirement savings crisis. According to the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), 38 million Americans— 45 percent of working-age households— have no retirement account assets.

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Gwynn Oak Park: 50 Years Later

It happened 50 years ago, in the summer of 1963.