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Opinion: What Explains Black Women’s Higher Rate of Horrible Birth Stories? Nothing But Racism

Tatyana Ali, who starred as Ashley Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” from 1990 to 1996, entered Harvard the next year where she...

Frank DeFilippo: Ages, Backgrounds and Constituencies Separate Hogan and Scott on Policing

Here we go again with the sniping between the governor and the mayor over crime-fighting strategies while the bodies pile up on the streets...

Attorney General’s Office Accepting Public Comment on Review of In-Custody Death Reports

Attorney General Brian Frosh’s office is creating a panel of experts to audit in-custody death determinations made by the Office of the Chief Medical...

Opinion: Immigrants Are the Winners of This Legislative Session

Regarding the April 19 Maryland Matters analysis, “General Assembly 2021: Winners and Losers”:There is no question that immigrant families are among those hit the...

Groups File Lawsuit Seeking Removal of Confederate Monument at Talbot County Courthouse

A Confederate monument on the Talbot County courthouse lawn in Easton is racist and unconstitutional, said civil rights groups who filed a federal lawsuit...

Is Frosh Required To Represent Problem Cops? The Jury Is Out

After former Maryland Chief Medical Examiner Dr. David Fowler testified in defense of the police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, Attorney General Brian...

Maryland, Virginia Senators Urge Biden to Resume Plans for New FBI Headquarters

Maryland and Virginia senators have joined together to urge President Joe Biden to resume plans to build a new Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters,...

Black Community Leaders in Baltimore Call For Community Investment as a Method of Police...

As the conversation around police reform continues to evolve, Black community leaders in Baltimore City seek to scrap the narrative of reimagining policing, instead...

Former Md. Medical Examiner’s Testimony for Chauvin Defense Stems Review of Past Cases

The attorney general of Maryland said his office is considering a review of cases done by and under the supervision of a former state...

Environmental Justice on the Patuxent: River Communities Fight Industrial Pollution

A tall poplar shades the front drive of Fred Tutman’s farm, land that has been in his family for generations.From a rope Tutman has...