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Dana Vickers Shelley

Dana Vickers Shelley

Roughly 30% of Baltimore County residents are Black, according to U.S. Census data, and nearly half are people of color, reflecting growing diversity in the county.

A blog post from the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland has widened a growing rift between the organization and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair William C. Smith Jr.

Baltimore County officials want a lawsuit against the jurisdiction’s new council districts thrown out.

Baltimore County Council chambers

The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously to approve a redistricting proposal with just one majority Black council district Monday, spurring a lawsuit from civil…

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

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For nearly a decade, CASA, ACLU of Maryland, advocates and hundreds of immigrant families across the state have fought to end Maryland’s partnership with…

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) commended Baltimore City demonstrators and law enforcement officers Wednesday for a streak of peaceful protests after the death…

The Baltimore community has organized and unified in support of implementing the reforms necessary to improve the Baltimore Police Department. We are determined to…

Maryland lawmakers and community leaders continued to call for the resignation of Del. Mary Ann Lisanti (D-Harford) the morning after she was near-unanimously censured…

The ACLU of Maryland is getting a new director following the retirement of longtime civil rights lawyer Susan Goering.   Dana Vickers Shelley, a…