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Despite Lawmaker’s Call, Special Session Appears Unlikely

Despite dozens of protests that have drawn large, diverse crowds across the state, a Maryland lawmaker’s effort to generate support for a special session,...

Activists Want Johns Hopkins to Abandon Plans for Armed Campus Police

A plan to pause the formation of an armed police force for three Baltimore campuses at the Johns Hopkins University does not go far...

Opinion: What Is the Blue Wall of Silence?

When George Floyd was killed under the knee of Derek Chauvin, many Americans asked why didn’t anyone stop him. That question stuck in my...

Black Professionals Miss Out on Recent Job Gains

By Tim HendersonBlack workers with bachelor’s degrees continued to lose jobs in May, even as the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions led to job gains...

Montgomery County Police Highlight New Use-of-Force Policy

Montgomery County has announced a new use-of-force policy amid growing calls to hold police officers more accountable after the killing of George Floyd in...

Some Maryland Lawmakers Call for 24/7 Protection of Controversial Statues

Amid a movement to remove monuments to historical figures with ties to slavery or other persecution, some Maryland Republicans are asking the governor and...

Unity Statue Proposed to Replace Memorial of “Talbot Boys” with Confederate Flag

Some Talbot County officials want to construct a “unity statue” to memorialize both sides from the Civil War amidst calls to remove a century-old...

U.S. House Passes Police Reform Mandate, GOP Balks at Democrat Led Bill

By Allison Stevens WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a sweeping police reform package Thursday night in response to massive civil unrest over...

Report Shows School Suspension and Arrest Rates Remain Highest for Black Students 

Black students in Maryland are consistently suspended from school and arrested on school grounds at higher rates than any other racial group.The Maryland State...

Opinion: Policing in the 21st Century

In the wake of the death of Eric Garner, after being choked by a New York police officer in December 2014, I wrote the...