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Former Bowie State professor files $300K lawsuit against university

A former Bowie State University assistant professor has filed a $300,000 lawsuit against the school, alleging her superiors tried to deny her tenure and ultimately led her to resign in retaliation for her advocacy on behalf of women and minority ...

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Lawsuit: Man stopped by Annapolis police for ‘driving while white’

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An Annapolis man has filed a $150,000 federal lawsuit against the city, alleging city police officers unlawfully stopped and searched his vehicle several times after assuming he was involved in illegal activity due to his race. But “unlike plaintiffs in ...

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Black firefighter’s lawsuit survives another challenge by Grasonville VFD

A federal judge has again rejected the Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department’s attempt to throw out a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by a former firefighter. The department’s motion for summary judgment, as in an earlier motion to dismiss, argued Oscar L. ...

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