Category Archives for "Press"

Jun 04

LBS explores Black/Latino relations in Baltimore

By Adam Jackson | Press

From The Marc Steiner Show: In response to the recent killing of a Latino Digital Harbor High School student, we examine African American and Latino relations in Baltimore, with: Luis Larin, United Workers Leadership Organizer; Lawrence Grandpre, Assistant Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and an alumnus of Baltimore City Public Schools; Misael […]

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Apr 14

Christopher’s Law passes in MD

By Adam Jackson | Press

Christopher’s Law Finally Passed This Year by Zenitha Prince Special to the AFRO Christopher’s Law was passed by the Maryland General Assembly and is awaiting the governor’s signature. The legislation requires police officers to be trained in CPR, cultural sensitivity, the proper use of force, and interacting with the physically and mentally disabled. “This is […]

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Apr 08

LBS members featured on WYPR for debate championship

By Adam Jackson | Press

In March 2014, Ameena Ruffin and Korey Johnson, members of the Towson University Debate Team, won the Cross Examination Debate Association national championship.  They are the first African American women’s team to win a national title.  On the way to their victory, they bested teams from Harvard, Michigan, NYU and many other prestigious schools. Ameena […]

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Mar 27

LBS members win national debate championship

By Adam Jackson | Press

Towson University students win national debate championship Ameena Ruffin and Korey Johnson are the first black women to win a national debate championship tournament March 26, 2014|By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun Two Towson University students edged out 170 other teams to win a national debate championship held in Indiana this week, the second time […]

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