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Question Of the Week – Primary Election

video by Ja’Von HillStudents at Morgan State University had their knowledge of political candidates challenged for this week’s installment of Question of the Week.

by · April 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Baltimore Mayoral Race Recap- McKesson for Mayor

Baltimore Mayoral Race Recap- McKesson for Mayor

by Devon Ashby, Staff Writer and Ahjahnae LaQuer, Managing EditorWith seven weeks before the polls open up to elect a new Baltimore City mayor, nine candidates took the stage at the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University to discuss issues of economic development, education, police policies and housing, Thursday night. Compared to the eight other candidates on stage, though, one candidate’s been in the race just over 30 days and has less than 1 percent in the Baltimore mayoral poll, but he has a substantially higher number of followers on Twitter. Prominent activist DeRay McKesson was […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPOTLIGHT
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake during a recent visit to Morgan State University.
Photo by Desire Peace

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Will Not Run for Reelection

On Friday morning, incumbent mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that she would not run for re-election in the next mayoral race. Prior to being elected as the city’s 49th mayor, the Baltimore native served as the President of the Baltimore City Council. She has been an elected official in some part of the Baltimore City government for nearly 20 years. With Rawlings-Blake stepping down at the end of her term, the door is now open for the next set of competitors to capture the votes of Baltimore. In that pool is Sheila Dixon, Rawlings-Blake’s predecessor who resigned in 2010 after being […]

by · September 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS