In this Dec. 4, 2006, file photo, Chief Judge Robert M. Bell listens to arguments in the Maryland Court of Appeals in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, File) by Jessica GreskoAssociated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert M. Bell was 16 years old when he recruited classmates to join a sit-in at a downtown Baltimore restaurant. The sit-in was Bell’s first, and he remembers being a little nervous. On the afternoon of June 17, 1960, the group entered Hooper’s restaurant, and a hostess said she wouldn’t seat them. “I’m sorry, but we haven’t integrated as yet,” she said. The group pushed past her and sat anyway. Police were called, and 12 demonstrators, including Bell, were charged with trespassing. Eventually, the case made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Former Hooters Waitress Farryn Johnson. (Courtesy Photo/Facebook) by Blair Adams (NNPA)–Farryn Johnson, 25, worked as a waitress at Hooters in downtown Baltimore for a year prior to her dismissal. But Johnson said she faced discrimination from her managers, who were White, between June 30 and Aug. 30 after she decided to color her hair.
Oxbow, ridden by jockey Gary Stevens, wins the 138th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, May 18, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) by Richard Rosenblatt BALTIMORE (AP) — Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes.
SAM LACY (AFRO Photo) by Moses J. Newson (NNPA)–The hit movie “42” talks plenty about Jackie Robinson, baseball’s color barrier and fair play but…
GARY GUNTER PITTSBURGH, PA–WAMO100, owned by Martz Communications Group, recently named Gary Gunter general manager of WAMO100.
LAURA VARNER NORMAN AND COMEDIAN COREY HOLCOMB AT WAMO100 STUDIOS by Ashley Johnson Courier Staff Writer There has been recent speculation that new changes in management may be in the works at WAMO, Pittsburgh’s urban formatted radio station.
LAST RIDE–This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis wearing eye black showing the initials of former Ravens owner Art Modell…