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…
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.
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,…
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.
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.
Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7:15 p.m. EDT: CNN’s Jake Tapper is reporting that the unidentified shooting suspect may have altered his fingerprints so that he could not be identified.
A black woman in Maryland is facing hate crime charges after police say she declared her hate for “white people” before attacking two white passengers on board a moving bus in Gaithersburg.
A 39-year-old Maryland man is missing after a flash flood hit Ellicott City, Md., on Sunday night.
Alas, the white kids behaving racistly goes on. Last week, four teens were charged with hate crimes after they spray-painted the n-word, swastikas, genitalia and anti-LGBTQ slurs all over a Howard County, Md., high school and targeted the school’s African-American principal specifically.
Donald Trump, the National Rifle Association and people who believe in the magical fairy tale of armed school employees preventing school shootings were all forced to eat their words with a supersized cup of “shut the fuck up” Monday, when authorities investigating the case of the Maryland school shooter who was…
Updated Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2:09 p.m. EDT: The gunman involved in the shooting that left two Maryland high schoolers injured early Tuesday morning has been identified as 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins.
When the White House was home to a respectable family, it was an honor for national sports champions to visit, but since the White House has become the Kremlin East and serves as a home to President Lil’ Putin and his captive Melania, the Golden State Warriors won’t be visiting when they come to Washington, D.C., and…
A Maryland woman is getting the support of an entire community after an employee at a local BP service station hurled racial slurs at her.
A Maryland jury has awarded the family of Korryn Gaines more than $37 million in damages in their civil lawsuit against Baltimore County for the death of Gaines, who was shot to death by a police officer in August 2016.
Some people are questioning why highly anticipated screenings of Black Panther were canceled in Towson, Md., the film’s opening night.
A few weeks before his death, 77-year-old Frederick Douglass was asked what advice he would give to a young black American.
An elderly Maryland man defended himself and shot an intruder who broke into his Mitchellville home last week.
An all-girls Catholic high school in Maryland has
taken out the trash fired a substitute teacher and field hockey coach after discovering his white supremacist ties, including the fact that he works for Richard Spencer’s think tank, which was originally reported by our sister site Splinter.
Last night, while heading to drop my daughter off at her mother’s house after her martial arts class, I noticed that the lights on a car in her mother’s neighborhood were blinking on and off. It was fairly windy, so maybe a gust had set off the car alarm, though no sound was coming from the car.
It’s one of the oldest tricks in The Big Book of Racism: When in doubt, blame a black guy.