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Officer.com
Protests Planned During Freddie Gray HearingsActivists plan to protest at the courthouse and elsewhere in the city as hearin
Protests Planned During Freddie Gray Hearings
Officer.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Activists plan to protest at the courthouse and elsewhere in the city as hearings begin Wednesday in the case against six Baltimore police officers charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and death. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are set to argue... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former 'Superblock' parcels re-open for redevelopmentA key group of city-owned properties on the west side of downtown is again avai
Former 'Superblock' parcels re-open for redevelopment
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
A key group of city-owned properties on the west side of downtown is again available for redevelopment, after years of legal wrangling and other delays that left the area languishing. The Baltimore Development Corp. on Monday said it is seeking... Read more
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Washington Post
We’ve ignored a reason for homicides of blacks: Look at the enemy within.When it comes to the causes of homicide among black people, there’s something a
We’ve ignored a reason for homicides of blacks: Look at the enemy within.
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
When it comes to the causes of homicide among black people, there’s something a lot of black people are saying among themselves: It’s not all due to institutional racism. Few dare say it publicly, lest some animus-filled, right-wing conservatives... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Life and Death of an Urban SchoolThe Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illust
The Life and Death of an Urban School
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
The Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Photographs by Vic DeLucia / The New York Times / Redux; Jackson Krule (Top-Left) Jamaica High School, in Queens, was once the largest high... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Volunteers donate thousands of backpacks for city childrenSeven-year-old Da'Juan Brown peered into his brand-new black-and-red backpack S
Volunteers donate thousands of backpacks for city children
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Seven-year-old Da'Juan Brown peered into his brand-new black-and-red backpack Saturday and surveyed the contents: A spiral-bound notebook. A pack of loose-leaf paper. Pens, pencils and an eraser. The soon-to-be second-grader from West Baltimore... Read more
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The Daily Record
Morgan State task force to look at city’s systemic troublesA new task force made up of Morgan State University faculty, administrators and
Morgan State task force to look at city’s systemic troubles
The Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
A new task force made up of Morgan State University faculty, administrators and students will spend the coming academic year developing an action plan to address systemic challenges facing Baltimore, such as unemployment, education, safety and public... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
UB a finalist for national graduation rate awardUB is among five public research universities selected by the Association of Pu
UB a finalist for national graduation rate award
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 13 days ago
UB is among five public research universities selected by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) as finalists for the 2015 APLU Project Degree Completion Award recognizing universities that embrace innovative strategies to... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Hillary Clinton Announces $25 Billion Support To HBCUsHillary Clinton may just turn out to be the 2016 presidential hopeful for futur
Hillary Clinton Announces $25 Billion Support To HBCUs
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 16 days ago
Hillary Clinton may just turn out to be the 2016 presidential hopeful for future African American college students. The Democratic presidential candidate recently announced a college affordability plan that includes a $25 billion fund to support... Read more
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South Maryland News
Genealogist, Sotterley Plantation board member traced roots back to slaveryAgnes Kane Callum researched her family’s roots at Sotterley Plantation, where
Genealogist, Sotterley Plantation board member traced roots back to slavery
South Maryland News / Posted 20 days ago
Agnes Kane Callum researched her family’s roots at Sotterley Plantation, where they were held in slavery. She documented her own ancestors and compiled records to help others trace their family heritage to when they were held in bondage. The... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Maysa, Johnson headline ST Jazz FestivalThe fourth annual Ferrario Southern Tier Jazz Festival will be held Saturday in
Maysa, Johnson headline ST Jazz Festival
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
The fourth annual Ferrario Southern Tier Jazz Festival will be held Saturday in Horseheads. The festival, organized by the the Economic Opportunity Program Inc., will offer contemporary “smooth jazz” from 2 to 7 p.m. at Thorne Street Park, featuring... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Firm investigated for lax police screenings also accused of negligence in officer's suicideThe Lutherville psychology firm that's under investigation for allegedly rushin
Firm investigated for lax police screenings also accused of negligence in officer's suicide
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
The Lutherville psychology firm that's under investigation for allegedly rushing mental health screenings of prospective Baltimore police officers also treated — and cleared for duty — an officer who killed herself last year, her family says in a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SC State Picked To Finish 2nd In MEAC, Hargrave Def. Player of the YearTen SC State University Bulldogs were named to the preseason all-conference tea
SC State Picked To Finish 2nd In MEAC, Hargrave Def. Player of the Year
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 1 months ago
Ten SC State University Bulldogs were named to the preseason all-conference team, while SC State was picked to finish second behind, the defending Co-champion North Carolina A&T State in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) as voted by the... Read more
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iol.co.za
3 days, 5 killings and a year of painREUTERSRonald Cook, holds a photo of him and his 20-year-old grandson Devin Coo
3 days, 5 killings and a year of pain
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
REUTERSRonald Cook, holds a photo of him and his 20-year-old grandson Devin Cook, who was killed last year, at his home in Baltimore, Maryland. Picture: Carlos Barria Baltimore - Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after... Read more
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Reuters
Three days, five killings and a year of pain in BaltimoreBALTIMORE Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after
Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
BALTIMORE Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus. He was devastated. "He was always taking care of his mother," his sister, Ashley... Read more

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