From Maryland State Police: The assault and taunting of a Pennsylvania man who was driving through Harford County earlier this week is being investigated as a potential hate crime and troopers are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects involved. The victim is a 20-year-old African American man from southeastern Pennsylvania. He is […]
From Mid-Atlantic General Defense Committee Local 21: Update about Neo Nazi Event in Joppa from the Mid Atlantic GDC: Good news, everyone: after several days of phone calls from the GDC and other antifascists, VFW Post 5838 in Joppa, MD has given us verbal confirmation that they are canceling an upcoming white supremacist concert that […]
From Harford County government: Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement today in response to hateful fliers found Wednesday in a Bel Air neighborhood. “I absolutely reject any kind of hateful and discriminatory messages directed against our Jewish community, law enforcement, or any citizens of Harford County. We cherish all of our residents […]
Vernon Reid has known racism. He’s not much different than other African Americans to that extent, nor American Indians, Mexican Americans and on and on. Each group facing racism in varying degrees and places in history. Racism is power and control based on racial difference. Jackie Robinson faced it in baseball. Vernon Reid is a […]
From the office of Del. Pat McDonough: Governor O’Malley, the first governor since Spiro Agnew to have the opportunity to speak at a breakfast sponsored by Christian Science Monitor, used the forum to refer to people who opposed the Dream Act as engaging in “thinly veiled racism.” Mr. O‘Malley, Chairman of the Democrat Governors’ Association, […]
The following letter was provided by Jansen Robinson, Chair of the Edgewood Community Council: Racism is defined as the belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another, that a person’s social and moral traits are predetermined by his or her inborn biological characteristics. Racial separatism is the belief, most of the time […]
Dr. Leonard Wheeler, Vice President of the Harford County Board of Education, said at a meeting last week that racism was behind the decision by school officials not to air an address by President Barack Obama live on September 8, 2009. The speech was recorded by HCPS instead and shown days later to more than […]
By Dave Yensan On Monday, August 12th, the Aberdeen City Council voted to impose “draconian” standards for future townhouse development. The Planning and Zoning Commission began working on this ordinance in late 2006, but was told that it would not get past the City Council as the three needed votes would not be there.