Another Police Killing During COVID-19

By Jamal Rich, People's World. -

Silver Spring, MD - On May 7, 2020, a 30-year old Black man was killed by police in the White Oak suburb of Silver Spring, Md., outside his home. His name was Finan Berhe, a member of the local [...]

How An African Cemetery Under A Parking Lot Galvanized A Community To Fight White Supremacy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States still has a long way to go to come to terms with its history of being founded on genocide and slavery. In recent years, we have heard about efforts to take down monuments to [...]

Student Climate Activists Confront Board Of Education

By Maryam Shahzad, My MC Media. -

Student climate advocacy group MoCo Students on Climate held a rally Friday to demand climate action from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).  Students gathered with signs outside the east [...]

States With Fracking Bans Are Still Building Fracking Infrastructure

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout.org -

Fracking bans have begun to sweep across the world, with Ireland, France, Germany and Bulgaria declaring a moratorium on the deadly fossil fuel process. While the U.S. is lagging behind in the [...]

Columbia Gas Denied Right To Take Public Land For Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A federal court judge today denied Columbia Gas the right to move forward with construction of a gas pipeline through public land in Washington County, Md. The ruling is a blow both to Columbia [...]

Navy Contaminates Local Groundwater And Sewer System In Maryland

By Pat Elder, Truthout.org -

The U.S. Navy has contaminated the groundwater at Maryland’s Patuxent River Naval Air Station (NAS) with 1,137.8 parts per trillion (ppt) of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), according [...]

Dominion Will Not Relocate Charles Station Compressor Station.

By Kelly Needsanap,  AMP Creeks Council -

The AMP Creeks Council is thrilled to share with you that all of our collective hard, grassroots work has paid off in a rare decisive victory against energy giant Dominion Energy Cove Point, LNG [...]

Maryland Becomes Sixth State To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox.com -

Maryland just became the sixth state to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. On Thursday, lawmakers managed to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a minimum wage bill. Maryland’s [...]

Corporate And Banking Interests Profit From Desecration Of Black Maryland Graveyard

By Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Blackagendareport.com -

In the grand scheme of things it didn’t even register a blip. Four people arrested in an obscure auditorium in a place whose name has a certain regal air to it -- Kensington. But this wasn’t [...]

Maryland Man Sues Over Order Prohibiting Support For BDS

By Lillian Reed, Baltimore Sun. -

A former Maryland state representative has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Gov. Larry Hogan and Attorney General Brian Frosh, taking aim at an executive order denying government contracts to [...]

Denial Of Essential Permit Deals Serious Blow To Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A Maryland administrative board has denied Columbia Gas a necessary permit for it to build a controversial gas pipeline across the Potomac River. By a unanimous vote, the Maryland Board of Public [...]

Students At Two Maryland Universities Protest ICE Contracts

By WBOC 16. -

BALTIMORE (AP)- Students at two Maryland campuses are demanding their universities end contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.            The Baltimore Sun reports the Johns [...]

Community Victorious; Dominion Won’t Build Proposed Compressor Station

By Staff, Bluevirginia.us -

The AMP Creeks Council and greater Southern Maryland Community are Celebrating a Victory in a two-year fight against Dominion Energy Cove Point’s (DECP) efforts to build a giant fracked gas [...]

50 Years Later, The Spirit Of The Catonsville Nine Lives On

By Frida Berrigan, Wagingnonviolence.org -

It was a big moment. More than a hundred people watched as a college professor held one end of a heavy vinyl cover, helping an 88-year-old woman, pull it from the top of a tall metal sign. [...]

Working Class Town Goes Green, Protect Environment, Improves Lifestyle

By Whitney Pipkin, Marylandreporter.com -

Straddling the northeast branch of the Anacostia River just outside of Washington, D.C., is a half-square-mile patch of green called Edmonston. It’s a tiny Maryland town where, despite its [...]

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