19th Century Love Letters, Modern Sweet Tweets Prove Couples’ Communication Is Timeless
When U.S. Navy Surgeon David Shelton Edwards was serving at the Washington Navy Yard in the late 1830s, he kept the spark in his marriage alive by writing eight love letters home to his wife, Harriet Eliza Henry.
First Lady Hosts Maryland Students for Jackie Robinson Film Workshop
Jackie Robinson’s story hits home for Watkins Mill High School senior varsity baseball captain Brandon Roberts, making his White House visit to meet the stars of the new Jackie Robinson biopic, “42,” especially poignant.
Maryland Lawmakers Push for Park to Honor Harriet Tubman
Maryland’s lawmakers urged Congress Wednesday to pass legislation to create two national parks honoring the legacy of Underground Railroad leader Harriet Ross Tubman.
Maryland National Guard Prepares for Changes After Women’s Combat Ban Lifted
Sgt. Myoung S. Fisher, human resources specialist at the Maryland National Guard, has never served in battle, but she’s enthusiastic about the new opportunity for women to serve in more combat positions.
Maryland Undocumented Immigrants May Soon Be Eligible for Driver’s Licenses
The Maryland Highway Safety Act of 2013 would allow people without Social Security numbers or lawful presence documents to obtain driver’s licenses in the state.
Md. Evangelicals Put Power of Prayer Behind Immigration Problem
Bridgeway Community Church founder and senior pastor David Anderson already reaches out to his diverse congregation and conducts ministries worldwide, so when the call came to apply Scripture to immigration reform, answering it seemed natural. He’s one of several Maryland evangelical ministers to join a nationwide effort to tackle immigration reform through Bible readings.
Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala to Award Scholarships
The first annual Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala will raise scholarship funds for Latino students.
Pregnancy Complicates Working Women’s Life
Some Maryland women have the luxury of choice when navigating the workplace in Maryland as an expectant mother, but the experience for others, like Shayvon Omosanya, 24, could hardly be described as luxury, or even choice.
Thousands Rally at Capitol for Immigrant Rights
Tens of thousands of immigrant rights advocates gathered Wednesday on the West Lawn of the Capitol to urge Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.