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Family and friends gather to remember Marcus Edwards

Blair Young, Staff WriterNearly 400 people packed into Judah Temple AME Zion Church in Mitchellville, which needed two extra rooms to hold the amount of overflow. Hundreds of cars were parked as far as three blocks away from the service, to pay respect to who many described as an incredible young man. His family was front and center with everyone from his grandparents to the youngest little cousins. Morgan was represented by the many members of S.M.O.O.T.H., which Edwards was a vital part. Many police officers also attended the service. Edwards’ career goal was to be a police officer in […]

by · September 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS 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