Monthly Archives: June 2017


Resolution 22-17 Starts A Dialogue On Equity And Diversity

by Zach Sparks  Before the June 5 county council meeting turned into a shouting match, before Council Chairman John Grasso and meeting attendees engaged in a heated discourse over First Amendment rights and county council rules, Councilman Pete Smith detailed…

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Agree to Disagree

if you attend any social function, you will most likely know the intimate details of the host’s kitchen backsplash remodel, everyone’s vacation plans, and where to find a sale for those earrings or shoes your friends were wearing. What won’t be discussed by anyone who desires to remain on the invite list is politics, money or religion. While we can talk the pants off a subject about nothing, we avoid anything that borders on controversial.

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Pause for a Purpose: Conversations on Promoting Equity in our Community

Please join WISE and our neighbors for an honest and productive forum to learn about and discuss equity, diversity, discrimination and hate speech and attitudes.

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Councilman calls for state of emergency on county race relations – Capital Gazette

Anne Arundel County Councilman Pete Smith, D-Severn, pledged to push for a state of emergency declaration on race relations in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday’s Caucus of African American Leaders meeting.

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