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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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  • No, Martin Luther King would not have endorsed Gun Appreciation Day

    No, Martin Luther King would not have endorsed Gun Appreciation Day
    Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed. "If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
  • 'Beauty In Sport' exhibit honors Harford's rich horse racing legacy

    'Beauty In Sport' exhibit honors Harford's rich horse racing legacy
    The story of how thoroughbred racing and the rural communities of Harford County became intertwined is told in artifacts and pictures through January as part of an exhibit at the Hays-Heighe House on the campus of Harford Community College. The exhibit...
  • First-time candidate Scott running on accountability, accessibility and achievement

    First-time candidate Scott running on accountability, accessibility and achievement
    Latest in a series of school board candidate profiles. Accessibility, accountability and achievement. Those are the three components of Jackie Scott's platform in her first run for the Howard County Board of Education. "Think of it as a three-legged...
  • Former HCC president funds purchase of painting for Hays-Heighe House

    Former HCC president funds purchase of painting for Hays-Heighe House
    Harford Community College officials will unveil a painting in the recently-refurbished historic Hays-Heighe House on campus next week, which was purchased using funds donated by a former HCC president. Former HCC President Jim LaCalle and his wife,...
  • Overcoming a racist past in Baltimore

    Overcoming a racist past in Baltimore
    February is Black History Month. Baltimore is celebrating it by commemorating the march of African-Americans toward full membership in the American family. Although I am a white man born and raised in the strictly segregated Baltimore of nearly eight...
  • Catonsville and Arbutus students are finalists in Champions of Courage essay competition

    Toan Bui, an eighth-grader at Arbutus Middle School, was among the six finalists from Baltimore County public schools in the 26th annual Champions of Courage Black History Month Essay Competition coordinated by WBFF-TV FOX 45 and WNUV-TV. Meghan Abdo, a...
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Montpelier Mansion moves programs during renovations

    Montpelier Mansion will be closed for a period of time this year for some major restoration work dealing primarily with moisture control issues. While the actual facility is closed, some programs usually offered there will be held at different venues in...
  • Harford Public Library receives book donation in honor of Black History Month

    The Iota Nu Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's sixth annual Harford County Public Library book dedication ceremony was held at the Abingdon Library on Feb. 2. The book donation and dedication was in honor of Black History Month. Joining members...
  • Md. must nurture minority leadership

    Black History Month reminds us that our diversity is the fabric of our nation. We recently commemorated the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and we are reminded that this coming August marks the 50th anniversary of his "I Have a Dream"...
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Celebrate Black History Month at Montpelier exhibit and reception

    The Montpelier Arts Center is currently staging a special exhibition in celebration of Black History Month.  "Fighting on Two Fronts: Black Military Service in the United States" features the experience of black military personnel from the American...
  • Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance

    Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance
    Philadelphia Showy orchids In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
  • If you go: New York City events, deals and more

    Lodging Aloft Hotel Harlem, 2300 Frederick Douglass Blvd. and 124th St., 212-749-4000; aloftharlem.com. Located in the heart of Harlem, Aloft has neighbors that include a hair-care store, an upscale florist and a movie theater — quintessential...