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Baltimore librarian appointed to lead at the Library of Congress

Khalia Patterson, Contributing WriterThe United States Senate has made history yesterday in swearing in Carla Hayden, the first African American woman to lead as the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden’s career has exceedingly prepared her for the demands in the role of the Librarian of Congress. She earned her undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University and continued with earning a M.A. and Ph.D. from the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago, studying Library Science. Following a stint as a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Hayden worked as one of the lead librarians at the Chicago Public Library, where […]

by · September 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
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