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There’s been another removal of a Confederate monument in the Baltimore Region. This time, it’s a monument on the grounds of the courthouse in Ellicott City. 


The man who is credited with breaking the color barrier for comedians, has died. 


After almost 150 years, a familiar sight in Annapolis is gone.  Work crews spent about 90 minutes early Friday morning removing the Roger Taney statue that sat outside the state house since 1872.

Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun, via Associated Press

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is defending the clandestine removal of Confederate statues in the city last night as the right decision to keep her city safe. At a news conference Wednesday, Pugh said the city charter states if the mayor feels she needs to protect the public she has the right to keep the community safe.