Maryland's Senate President says he regrets that his remarks about the late Supreme Court Justice Roger Taney became a distraction. The Washington Post reports that a dozen African American ministers … Click to Continue »
Hundreds call and email his office opposing his decision to support the removal of the statue of Roger B. Taney from the statehouse grounds.
Click here for reuse options! "The Star-Spangled Banner" was lobbied by Southerners into its exalted status. Confederate war memorials are just the beginning. The removal of a statue of Chief Justice Roger Taney from its pride of place...Show More Summary
A CREW came for Roger Taney in the dark on the morning of August 18th, lifting his statue off its pedestal on the lawn of Maryland’s state house and moving it to a location that has not yet been revealed. Taney was the second son of a slave-holding tobacco planter from Calvert County, Maryland.
A Maryland state senator wants the chamber to censure Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller over his remarks about the removal of a Roger B. Taney statue. A statue of … Click to Continue »
Statues of Chief Justice Roger Taney may have been removed in his native Maryland, but don't expect his bust to be removed from the Supreme Court's Great Hall or his portrait to be taken down from the high court's East conference room in the near future. Show More Summary
The Frederick News-Post has run my opinion piece on Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to support relocation of the statue of Chief Justice Roger Taney from its previous conspicuous spot in front of the State House in Annapolis. Excerpt: …Taney...Show More Summary
My new op-ed at the Frederick News-Post on Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to support removal of the statue of Roger Taney from its place in front of the Maryland State House: Taney did many things in an illustrious legal career but is remembered...Show More Summary
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announces executive order to create a new state development plan.
Hogan, who called for the removal of the Roger B. Taney statue at the State House, said cities and counties in Maryland must make their own decisions.
nder the cover of night, a work crew removed the statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney from the grounds of the State House, ending the monument's 145-year perch on the prominent spot in Annapolis. At 12:20 a.m.Show More Summary
A statue of Roger B. Taney, the U.S. Supreme Court Justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans, was removed from the Maryland State House in the early morning of Aug. 18.
House Speaker Michael Busch, who voted for removal, wrote this week that the statue “doesn’t belong” on the grounds.
The Latest on the removal of Confederate monuments in Baltimore (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The State House Trust has decided to remove a statue of Roger Brooke Taney from … Click to Continue »
Workers removed four statues linked to the Confederacy, hauling away monuments that honored Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and Roger B. Taney, author of the Supreme Court's Dred Scott opinion.
Decision comes amid pressure from state lawmakers following deadly white nationalists rally in Charlottesville
Families of the pro-slavery Chief Justice and the man whose freedom he denied have reconciled over the past year.
US CHIEF JUSTICE ROGER TANEY PREDICTED THAT "THE INTERNET", "SELFIES" AND "BLACK TWITTER" WOULD BE NEEDED TO PACIFY THE "DOMESTICATED BLACKS" AFTER THEY ARE GIVEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE - IF THE 'HISTORICALLY WHITE CONTROLLED NATIONS' STAND...Show More Summary
SOURCE: The International Borders In Africa WERE DRAWN By 'Historically White Controlled Nations' During The 'Berlin Conference' More Than 100 Years Ago. BUT TODAY Because Black Americans Have FULL VOTING RIGHTS INSIDE OF AMERICAN ELECTIONS.....A...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court justice is the latest figure in a national debate over the future of Confederate monuments on state and city property