Daily Archives: June 12, 2008

Anniversary for Loving v. Virginia

Today marks the 40th 41st anniversary of the legalization of interracial marriage, which followed a landmark decision in the case Loving v. Virginia. The June 12, 1967 Supreme Court decision struck down anti-miscegenation laws in more than a dozen states. ...

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Two pictures tell a story

These two maps tell an interesting story. The one with all the red lines, that’s from 1968. The one with the multicolored, bold lines was drawn in 2002 by the MTA. The Greater Baltimore Committee called a Thursday news conference ...

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Video: Villa Julie becomes Stevenson

In case you haven’t heard, the Board of Trustees of Villa Julie College unanimously decided to change the school’s name to Stevenson University. The news came at a press conference this morning. When I got back to the office, I ...

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A surprise guest at the BPW

There was an unusual substitution at Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Public Works. Gov. Martin O’Malley was flanked by Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown — instead of Comptroller Peter Franchot. O’Malley and Franchot have been known ...

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