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23-year-old Samir Ahmed was just helping a neighbor in his own community…until the police got involved and arrested him.

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On May 29, University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair was exhausted. He and the team were running 110-yard sprints in the hot sun during offseason conditioning drills. Maryland is not a football school. It never has been. Despite a few good seasons in the past which included some national rankings and…

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Ben Jealous is aiming to become the first black governor of Maryland and the first NAACP president to hold such a high-ranking political position. A Rhodes Scholar and businessman, Jealous is fighting an uphill battle for the governor’s mansion against Gov. Larry Hogan, who holds a double-digit lead in polls.

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ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting […]

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Employees at a Maryland drugstore warehouse endured horrifying moments of gunfire and terror as a woman working a temp job fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself. As authorities in Harford County are still trying to determine why Snochia Moseley opened fire at the Rite Aid warehouse details have […]

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Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun.

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If you live in the Washington, DC area long enough, you’re likely to hear about the city of Waldorf, Md. Waldorf is the biggest city in Charles County, Maryland, located directly south of Prince George’s County, Maryland, also know as the place that most of the people you know who claim to be from DC really hail from,…

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Ben Jealous, Benjamin Jealous, CBC, Congressional Black Caucus, Governor, Maryland, News, Politics, Video -

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous has made a promise you won’t hear most politicians make. Jealous, a former president of the NAACP, says if elected governor, he’s planning to train citizens on how to organize and advocate for social issues, even if it means putting pressure on his office. “I’ll be the only governor […]

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A counseling group for white students who feel nervous around people who dance on the beat and prefer seasoning was forced to rebrand itself after students at the University of Maryland objected to a flyer for a campus support group dedicated to discussing race.

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Anyone who knows me knows that I’m boycotting the NFL for the third year. In the absence of gridiron battles, I’ve taken to Senate hearings to pass time. On Brett Kavanaugh’s second day of grilling by the Congressional panel for his nomination to the Supreme Court, Kavanaugh dropped the most laughable line of his life.

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Ben Jealous, Election, Governor, Kamala Harris, Larry Hogan, Maryland, News, Politics -

Former NAACP president Ben Jealous, who is making a bid to be governor of Maryland has won some crucial support for his campaign, the latest has come from California Sen. Kamala Harris, according to the Washington Post, who joins a list of progressive politicians backing him. “Everyday we see the damage being done to our […]

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With an increasing number of states bending toward the legalization marijuana, the burgeoning market is […]

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Black Wealth, Gov. Larry Hogan, Maryland, News, Prince Georges County -

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan suspiciously opened an investigation into the country's wealthiest and most-educated county in the country.

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Richard Collins III, the Bowie State University student who was supposed to graduate on Tuesday, was instead honored by a cap and gown draped over a seat in the front row during the commencement ceremony. Collins was stabbed to death at a bus stop at the University of Maryland while he was visiting friends in an […]

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On Sunday, a white student at the University of Maryland was charged in the fatal stabbing of a black student, who was only days from graduating.

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Body camera footage has emerged which shows a white Maryland police officer shooting an unarmed black man in the back.

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Parents at a Maryland elementary school are shocked after racist graffiti was found scrawled on one of the walls.

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A woman who blacked out at a bar was picked up by an Uber driver that drove her to a Maryland motel instead of taking her home. Westagne Pierre, age 29, picked the woman up from a D.C. bar after her friends hailed the ride for her. He then drove 10 miles to a nearby […]

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Weeks after a report describing retaliatory firing and hostile work environments at a Maryland police department, Sheriff James Fitzgerald has resigned.

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On Wednesday night, Maryland police released body cam footage of a 15-year-old girl being pepper sprayed by officers after she crashed her bike into a car.

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland have identified a 9-year-old New Jersey boy killed when he was hit by a boat's propeller...

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he suffered in the back of a police van...

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@AP, Baltimore, Baltimore Police, Black lives matter, Freddie Gray, Marilyn Mosby, Maryland, News, Police Transport Van, Racism, Video -

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore are investigating a sign posted inside a police transport van that tells passengers: "Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!"

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@AP, Autopsy, Baltimore, Baltimore Police, Black lives matter, Excessive Force, Freddie Gray, Living, Marilyn Mosby, Maryland, News, Police Brutality, Politics -

BALTIMORE (AP) — A medical examiner found that a young black man suffered a "high-energy injury," most likely caused when the Baltimore police van he was riding in suddenly slowed down, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun newspaper...

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Ten years ago, Steve Francis averaged 21.3 points and 7.8 assists for the Orlando Magic […]

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Rep. Donna F. Edwards from Maryland is stooped in a corner fiddling with the sound […]

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American Captured, Barbara Mikulski, Ben Cardin, Bring Warren Home, John Delaney, Maryland, News, Opinion, Pakistan, Politics, Warren Weinstein -

OPINION - On August 13, the President will probably wake up and go for a run on the beach in Martha’s Vineyard. On the same day, somewhere in the hilly region between Pakistan’s cities and the Afghan border, Warren Weinstein will wake up and wait for his captors to tell him when he can go to the bathroom, what he can eat for breakfast, or whether he will live through the day...

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20th Century, Archaeologists, French Commander, Jean-Baptiste Rochambeau, Maryland, Millersville, News, Slave Quarters, Slavery, Video -

VIDEO - While looking for signs of French Commander Jean-Baptiste Rochambeau's 1781 encampment, archaeologists instead uncovered perhaps something even more valuable -- slave quarters...

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Baltimore, Baltimore City Council, Baltimore Mayor, Curfew, Living, Maryland, News, Police Brutality, Stephanie Rawlings Blake, Teen Curfew, Video -

VIDEO - Baltimore's city council has passed a much-debated curfew law that means young people will be required to be off the streets by as early as 9 p.m...

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