Sean Urbanski, serving a life sentence for killing Lt. Richard Collins III, has asked a court to throw out his murder conviction.
“My son’s greatest crime,” Collins’ mother said at Thursday’s sentencing hearing for Sean Urbanski, “was that he said no to a white man.”
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The Maryland Senate voted unanimously to approve $580 million to settle a 14-year-old lawsuit brought against the state by its four HBCUs
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The University of Maryland has seen a significant drop in the number of Black students enrolled this fall and many believe the racist incidents on campus in recent years likely played a role in the decline.
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Flyers were posted at the University of Maryland advertising the school’s counseling center’s new support group to help students discuss race relations.
On Sunday, a white student at the University of Maryland was charged in the fatal stabbing of a black student, who was only days from graduating.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland’s president says campus officers’ use of pepper spray while breaking up a graduation party attended primarily by African-American students compels the school to confront the reality of bias that people of color face…
theGRIO REPORT – Civil rights activist and law professor Sherrilyn Ifill has been named the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund…
SLIDESHOW – It is important to bring attention to some of the African-American females that have, and are still, paving the road for future scientists, astronauts or any STEM degree holders…
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theGRIO REPORT – University of Michigan archaeologists have resumed their dig of the home to James Holliday, a freed slave and one of the first African-Americans to work as a cook at the Annapolis Naval Academy…
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theGRIO REPORT – Regardless of achievement or education, black scientists are more likely to be rejected for medical research funding, according to a study out today…
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – In July 1958, Walters led the Wichita NAACP youth chapter in a sit-in at a Wichita Dockum Drug Store…
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VIDEO – Williams went back to visit a school he built, where he handed out basic school supplies because most classes often don’t have books…