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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Black History Month movie: 'Intruder in the Dust'

    Hollywood never provided a richer picture of the Jim Crow South than Clarence Brown's "Intruder in the Dust," a fresh, inspired adaptation of William Faulkner's 1948 novel. It's not a message movie about racial injustice. It's about the American...