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Please help protect our road workers, pay close attention.  Thank you!

Musicians stood up to a media giant and made them do the right thing.  The AFM says they're grateful for the solidarity of sister unions and the actors who insisted musicians be recognized by the unions.  Read the full story

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Maryland COVID-19 vaccine priority groups

Maryland will distribute the vaccines to five different priority groups based on relative risk of exposure or developing serious illness.

Early October, President Donna S. Edwards was interviewed by Tom Schimmeck, Journalist for German radio (radio author for Deutschlandfunk • Norddeutscher Rundfunk • Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk • Südwestfunk • Westdeutscher Rundfunk and others).  The show was about Anger in America.

The show actually aired in German but her interview is attached in English.  It was very appropriate for Election 2020. Please listen.

The civil rights community suffered the loss of two giants in the movement— Reverend C.T. Vivian (95) and Representative John Lewis (80). As the nation grapples with protests and demands for racial equality, we remember their unwavering commitment to social, racial and economic justice. Both friends to labor and colleagues of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., their lives were the embodiment of “good trouble, necessary trouble.”