OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The MPT Salutes Vietnam Veterans Traveling Exhibit will visit libraries in Caroline and Somerset counties beginning in late July and continuing to the end of September. The multi-panel exhibit, introduced as part of Maryland Public Television’s multi-year initiative to honor the region’s Vietnam veterans, continues to make its way around the state to educate residents about the military service of Marylanders during the Vietnam War.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is signing a bill Monday making March 30 "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day."
The bill was introduced by Democratic senator and Vietnam veteran John Astle of Anne Arundel County. Del. C.T. Wilson sponsored a similar bill in the House. It passed both houses of the General Assembly as an emergency bill this session.
Racial unrest in the U.S. during the 1960s was due to simmering tensions tensions after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Small cities and towns like Cambridge, Md., were swept up in the violence. Host Dr. Joshua K. Wright speaks with Dr. Peter Levy, author of Civil War on Race Street: The Civil Rights Movement in Cam bridge, Maryland. ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 12/16/2018
In the summer of 1967, racial tensions that had been simmering for years boiled over into an outburst of violence across the United States in a number of the country's large urban populations.
Back in the 1950s, college athletes began filing for workers compensation and benefits because they were not only being injured on the playing field, but some were even dying.
Most college programs were scared of the idea of players being treated like state employees at the time.
On this episode of UMES 30, host Dr. Joshua K. Wright discusses the current state of college sports with Keith Davidson, Direrctor of Athletics at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and two student athletes from UMES.
Perhaps I was among a minority who applauded Bob Costas during his recent rant on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.” In voicing his opinion on the murder-suicide of Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins, the mother of Belcher’s daughter, Costas enraged anti-gun control supporters.
“You want some perspective … it comes from Jason Whitlock. ‘Our current gun culture,’ Whitlock wrote, ‘ensures that more domestic disputes end in tragedy. Handguns do not enhance safety. They exacerbate our flaws and bait us into embracing confrontation.’ ”