The bands, dancers, color guards and countless other performers in Baltimore’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade will be back for an 18th year after all.
The Baltimore Ravens’ most legendary player is now caught in the middle of two of America’s biggest social controversies: removals of controversial statues, and the ongoing National Anthem protests sweeping the NFL.
Father A. Joseph Maskell’s file with the Catholic Church will remain sealed, to the dismay of tens of thousands of petition signatories.
Rest assured, Maryland flag protectors: The governor has no intention of changing the state banner.
In a major win for students and faculty at Johns Hopkins University’s Humanities Center, school administrators have decided not to shutter their department at the end of the spring semester.
As MICA continues to implement new programs centering on the business side of artistic practice and new media technologies (just to name a few), some of the school’s beloved departments are falling by the wayside. Case in point: the university’s jewelry fabrication program, which is slated to close in the near future. (A petition opposing the program’s closure is available here.)
Last week, we reported on the newest initiative by Towson University provocateur and white-pride advocate Matthew Heimbach: a white student union. As predicted, the outcry has begun; a Facebook-circulated petition calling for Towson’s new president to officially denounce the group already has more than 1,500 signatures. “Allowing a ‘whites only’ student group directly contradicts your commitment to diversity — and it serves no purpose other than to discriminate against non-white students,” the petition says. Thoughts?