Tag Archives: maryland

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: The Culture of Police Brutality

    May 5, 15 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *The culture of reckless behavior within Baltimore’s police department was a debacle waiting for national attention.  More than 300 lawsuits have been filed against Baltimore police since 2011 claiming brutality and misconduct. The city settled more than 100 of those cases, paying out nearly $6 million. Freddie Gray was just one of more than 100 […]

  • State of Emergency Declared in Baltimore Amid Street Violence

    Apr 27, 15 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *The situation in Baltimore is worsening. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as Baltimore braced for a night of violence and police clashes after looting, fires and rock throwing erupted this afternoon. The latest unrest began hours after the funeral for Freddie Gray, whose spine was severed […]

  • ‘Super Crabs’ Have Developed in Chesapeake Bay from Carbon Pollution

    Apr 8, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *For all the crab lovers out there, this season’s for you! The crabs are coming to a table near you and this season they might be a bit larger than last season. But don’t get excited because while the Maryland Blue Crabs in the Chesapeake Bay will be larger from consuming too much carbon pollution, […]

  • Another Cruise Ship Turns Around, Death On Board

    Mar 27, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Cruising around the world has been a dream for many families for some time. But as the cruise ship industry falters time and time again, cruising may be a dream voluntarily deferred. On Sunday, Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas, which cruises out of Baltimore, Maryland, joined ranks with Carnival cruise line with a tragic […]

  • 2Chainz Arrested But Cops Want Pictures with Him

    Feb 15, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Who said cops can’t be groupies? Their superiors, that’s who! Two cops pose with 2Chainz last night in Maryland before they release him from jail. They arrested the rapper for marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia, but then wanted to take a picture with him…which 2Chainz mentions on an Instagram photo. He was on his way […]

  • The Coalition of African American Pastors Tell Obama to Stop Gay Ad

    Nov 2, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) called on President Obama and the NAACP to repudiate a recent ad by same-sex marriage supporters in Maryland urging Black Christians to ignore their own pastors’ teachings and vote for the same-sex marriage ballot initiative. “The Black church has been the conscience of not only the Black community […]