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Justice For All

Fifty years after Thurgood Marshall’s Supreme Court confirmation, Baltimore’s great dismantler of Jim Crow remains a colossus of U.S. history.

The Chatter

Local Representatives Weigh in on James Comey Testimony

Chris Van Hollen, Bed Cardin, Elijah Cummings, and Andy Harris offer varying takes.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: June 2017

The latest from Richard Chizmar, Stephen King, and April Ryan.

News & Community

Cameo: April Ryan

We talk to the White House correspondent and CNN political analyst.

The Chatter

Q&A with Krishanti Vignarajah

Native Baltimorean and Michelle Obama's former director of policy talks about saving Let Girls Learn.

Arts & Culture

Q&A with R. Eric Thomas

Catching up with the Baltimore native, Park School alum, and Elle.com columnist.

News & Community

True Stripes

A local “Muslim Marine” hopes to change hearts and minds.

The Chatter

Sen. Chris Van Hollen Creates Act in Wake of United Airlines Controversy

The local U.S. Senator is speaking out for consumer travel rights.

The Chatter

Most Noteworthy Pieces of Legislation From General Assembly Session

Lawmakers debate contraception, environmental, and education bills.

On The Town

Maryland Brewers Gather in Annapolis to Debate Restrictive Legislation

New voices emerge regarding bill that could curtail hours and limit contract brewing.

The Chatter

David Simon To Host Rally Protesting Trump’s Immigration Ban

Wire creator says the executive order “is personal.”

The Chatter

Local Knitting Stores Gear Up for Women's March

The Pussyhat Project inspires an entirely new knitting community.

News & Community

In Memoriam

We bid farewell to the luminaries we lost this year.

Outside World

Field Notes: Chesapeake Bay gets a C-, Christmas Tree Disposal, and Hogan's Environmental Agenda

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

News & Community

The Lady in Waiting

For much of her life, Catherine Pugh has wanted to be mayor of Baltimore. Now she is. But what took so long?

The Chatter

Watch Sen. Barbara Mikulski Give Final Speech on Senate Floor

The longtime senator thanks Maryland and talks about 45 years of service.

The Chatter

Ten Key Takeaways from the 2016 Presidential Election

Goucher Poll director Mileah Kromer explains the surprising election results.

The Chatter

Catherine Pugh Wins Bid for Mayor

City Council welcomes eight new members.

News & Community

Leap of Faith

“Yitzi” Schleifer is the youngest incoming city councilman and first Orthodox Jewish member in decades.

News & Community

Mr. Johnson Goes to Washington

From West Baltimore to the West Wing, Broderick Johnson makes the improbable, probable.

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