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African-American History Month

A collection of news and information related to African-American History Month published by this site and its partners.

Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Off to a good start in 2014 with good news, congrats [Towson]

     Off to a good start in 2014 with good news, congrats [Towson]
    As we start the new year with resolutions and goals that we are determined to fulfill in 2014 (I am sure that we are all still holding on to those resolutions, yes?), several members of our community are already celebrating recent accomplishments and...
  • White and others honor King's legacy in Anne Arundel

    White and others honor King's legacy in Anne Arundel
    Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County. These days, White is busy...
  • Dr. King's dream lives on in Harford County

    Dr. King's dream lives on in Harford County
    In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King and the late Harford County civil rights leader Joseph Bond, the Harford County Human Relations is hosting a humanitarian luncheon Tuesday at Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp. The humanitarian luncheon, is one of...
  • Bel Air High senior's essay on Dr. King wins top prize in Harford contest

    Bel Air High senior's essay on Dr. King wins top prize in Harford contest
    High school seniors Alejandra Huezo, of Bel Air, and Malik Tyler, of Joppatowne, were honored as the 2014 Humanitarian Award essay winners for Harford County Tuesday. Alejandra, 18, and Malik, 17, were the respective first- and second-place winners in...
  • Harford County Public Library honors former board member with art

    A late former board member and lifelong resident of the county was honored posthumously Thursday at the Joppa library branch by members of the library board of trustees and other guests. Edward Kimmel, who died of a sudden illness in 2012, served as a...
  • 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...
  • Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says

    Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says
    Before his disappearance touched off a regional manhunt and his body was recovered from the waters off Fells Point, Evan Curbeam had been a standout in the Air National Guard. Last year, he appeared in a recruitment video. This year he was named Airman of...
  • Montpelier Mansion again welcomes visitors after closing for structural restoration

    Montpelier Mansion again welcomes visitors after closing for structural restoration
    After restorations that have taken more than six months, Montpelier Mansion has thrown open its doors to visitors once again. But don't look for a new look — or even a facelift on the 18th-century Georgian beauty. Almost all the restoration work...
  • Scrabble 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. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: At Folly Quarter, life's a rich mosaic — as in art

    Folly Quarter Middle School is excited to have the opportunity to host a South African Mosaic Artist in Residence from Feb. 6 to 12. The visit is sponsored by the Folly Quarter PTA, and will allow art students to learn about the process of creating a...
  • Senior briefs

    Support groups The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for caregivers, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
  • Columbia Digest

    Movie screenings To celebrate Black History Month and Valentine's Day, the Friends of Howard County Library presents a movie doubleheader at the library's East Columbia branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way on Feb. 14. "Nothing But a Man" will be shown at 6 p.m....