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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Childhood cancer fundraiser remembers Keeley Imel [Ellicott City]

    Calling all foodies! On Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 10 p.m., the St. Jude Hope in the Harbor Gala is cooking up inspiration to fight childhood cancer at Baltimore's American Visionary Art Museum.     The event will feature over twenty top-rated...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
  • Ellicott City

    Lecture The Howard County Historical Society presents Philip Merrill, an expert in African-American history, memorabilia, culture and an appraiser with the Maryland Public Television show "Chesapeake Collectibles" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at...
  • Arbutus Middle School student wins Black History essay competition

    Shara Miller, a student at Arbutus Middle School, has been named the winner in the 27th annual "Champions of Courage" Black History Month Essay Competition presented by M&T Bank, according to a release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Miller, one...
  • John Cena-Randy Orton feud appears to come to an end on WWE Raw

    John Cena-Randy Orton feud appears to come to an end on WWE Raw
    In a backstage segment on WWE Raw on Monday night, John Cena said something fairly interesting, something that might simultaneously excite and infuriate fans. Cena acknowledged that the fans were calling for change, and that the company would be...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 16 Dance concert Misako Ballet Company presents "Spring Collage" at 2 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Concert will showcase diverse cultures and styles of dance. Tickets are $15....
  • Perry Hall student among top winners for Black History Month essay contest

    Perry Hall student among top winners for Black History Month essay contest
    A Perry Hall Middle School student received honors in a recent Black History Month essay competition, according to a news release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Patrick Krack was the second-place winner in M&T Bank's 27th annual "Champions of...
  • Hays-Heighe House exhibit highlights Black History Month in Harford

    February is Black History Month, and the Harford County Human Relations Commissions encourages county residents to learn more by participating in local events. The theme for Black History Month 2014 is "The Golden Jubilee of the Civil Rights Act of...
  • Preparation part of reward for Catonsville's Black Saga competitors

    Preparation part of reward for Catonsville's Black Saga competitors
    While there was no topping perfection on Feb. 22 at New Town High School, there was something to be gained from determination for the team from Hillcrest Elementary School. It took the last of three bonus questions to determine the second place winner...
  • Memoir recalls author's fight to integrate Harford's public schools

    Memoir recalls author's fight to integrate Harford's public schools
    On a recent Thursday afternoon, A. Dwight Pettit went back to where it all started. He walked through the halls and into the auditorium at Aberdeen High School, where almost 55 years ago he was denied admission to the school because of a "lack of...
  • Black history in 'Jeopardy' [Commentary]

    Black history in 'Jeopardy' [Commentary]
    For years, a group of black men has gathered daily at a cigar shop across from Cross Street Market, here in Baltimore. We talk politics and sports amid plumes of pipe and cigar smoke. However, conversation halts at 7 p.m. when the quiz show "Jeopardy"...
  • 'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime

    'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime
    I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...