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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...
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...
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
Howard County students spent part of their weekend celebrating Black History Month with a bit of friendly competition. Students from 15 elementary and middle schools took to the stage on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Veterans Elementary School in Ellicott City to...
Eva Page Brooks has lived through World war I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement and the election of the nation's first black president. The essential ingredient in a life that will reach the 100-year milestone on Feb. 28 is...
Tags: Barack Obama, Catonsville, Baptist, Black History, Christianity
Activists rallied outside a ramshackle West Baltimore storefront Saturday afternoon, demanding city officials take steps to quickly stabilize the building, which was the site of a historic civil rights protest. "The roof needs to be put back on," said C....
The Baltimore SunI was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday. Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...
Reservoir High School student Javier Wardcantori was awarded the Congressional Achievement Award from Rep. Elijah Cummings. Javier was recognized for his "extraordinary and selfless service to students and the less fortunate and (for his) personal...
Tags: Music, Rachel Bailey, Students, Elections, Judges
As we approach the 2012 election, the fear that many Americans will be denied their right to vote is increasingly becoming a reality. A growing number of states have enacted voter suppression laws that will require identification to vote, impose stricter...
Tags: Public Officials, Civil Rights, Elections, Laws, Government
Editor's note: Throughout its history, Harford County has been conflicted when it comes to its citizens' attitudes about racial equality and the relationship between its white and black communities. Sharply divided over the issue of slavery before, during...
The viewers stand transfixed, leaning in again and again for a closer look as they inspect 32 panels of photographs that capture both the everyday and the celebratory moments in the lives of Howard County's early black families. Many pull out their...
In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
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