Black Lives Matter

‘I will not be silent’: Marchers rally for racial justice

October 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Amy Phillips and Elaina Moradi Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers WASHINGTON – An estimated 10,000 people gathered on Capitol Hill this Saturday to fight for their rights in what organizers billed as the March for Racial Justice. “I’m marching for America in general, for my race, and other [...]

Kneeling Ravens catch anger, support from NFL fans

October 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Kevin G. McGuire and Sarah Thompson Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers Baltimore residents Donna Strobel and Sandy Coho, both prominently dressed in American Flag T-shirts and wigs, walked out of their second-row seats at M&T Bank Stadium at the start of yesterday’s Ravens-Steelers game. [...]

Political activist calls on women, minorities to stand up to oppression

September 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Andrea Ritchie signs books after giving a talk about oppression at the Baltimore Book Festival last weekend. Photo by Danielle N. Papilon. By Danielle N. Papilon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Women, LGBT individuals, blacks and other minorities should  take a stand against the existing [...]

Hundreds march in Baltimore against Trump

November 11, 2016 // 5 Comments

By Caroline Flannery and Tracy Smith Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers Nearly 1,000 people gathered in Baltimore City Thursday night to march in protest of Republican Donald Trump’s victory in this week’s presidential election. Holding signs that read “Not My President,”  “She Got More [...]

Black Lives Matter activist urges students to get involved

March 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

By D’Angela Dixon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Black Lives Matter activist Kwame Rose came to Towson University last week and urged students to get involved in their communities to make the world a better place. “There is no clear pathway to success,” Rose said during his keynote [...]

Thinking limitlessly into the future

March 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Catherine Sanders Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University’s Center for Student Diversity hosted its annual Black Student Leadership Conference in the West Village Commons ballrooms last week and gave students a chance to discuss everything from racial intolerance to entrepreneurship. [...]

Baltimore police were unprepared for civil unrest, Davis says

February 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Alexander M.E. Kellum Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Wednesday that the department was unprepared for the civil unrest that followed the death of Freddie Gray last April and has since changed its tactics to work more closely with local [...]

Panel debates Black Lives Matter movement

December 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Jasmine Palmer Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer WASHINGTON – A panel of five African American representatives of Democratic Party presidential and local candidates debated the meaning of the Black Lives Matter movement during a Dec. 3 forum at the National Education Association. Some panel [...]

Professor says African Americans should not accept the status quo

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Bria Jenkins The Civil Rights movement of the 1960s was incomplete and did not accomplish everything it set out to achieve, a professor from Morgan State University said Wednesday. Speaking before about 50 people at Goucher College, Dr. Jared A. Ball said African Americans should not be fooled [...]