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The Ivy Hotel: Maryland’s Black-Owned Oasis in the Middle of Charm City

August is Black Business Month. In recognition of that fact, we are reposting this May 2019 article.

Body Cam Footage Captures White Officer Calling Black Men the N-word

Body Cam Footage Captures White Officer Calling Black Men the N-Word

The Montgomery County Department of Police has launched an investigation after body camera footage captured…

Black Attorney Detained While Working, Accused of Being a Suspect

Black Attorney Detained While Working, Accused of Being a Suspect

“I’ve never heard of anyone being mistaken and assumed that they’re not an attorney until proven otherwise,” James said in a press conference.

Maryland Delegate Loses Seat After Using N-Word to Describe County

Lisanti referred to the majority-Black County of Prince George as a “n*gger district.”

Man Who Saved Passenger from Deadly Car Crash Had Car Towed by Police

Police Tow Car of Man Who Saved Passenger in Deadly Crash

A Maryland man who helped save a passenger in a car that drove off the…

Ben Jealous

Ben Jealous Wants Maryland to Move Forward in the Age of Trump

Ben Jealous served as the former president and CEO of the National Association for the…

Eddison Hermond, Flooding, Maryland, Army National Guardsman

Body of Missing Army National Guardsman Found After Historic Flooding in Maryland

The body of an Army National Guardsman who was trying to rescue a woman was…

Baltimore will be celebrating Henrietta Lacks Day.

Baltimore Honors Legacy of Pioneer Henrietta Lacks, Her Cells Led to Polio Vaccine

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has approved a bill to greenlight Henrietta Lacks Day. Lacks’ cancerous cells were…

Hate Crime

Why Were Hate Crime Charges Applied to Burning a Trump Sign?

Even though authorities in Princess Anne, Md., have dropped charges against two women charged with…

Bail

Black Lawmakers Stand Up, Push Back on Unfair Bail Bill

At least one group of legislators in this country is responding to the harm caused…