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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Arbutus Library visitors find scavenger hunt a fun way to learn during Black History Month

    Arbutus Library visitors find scavenger hunt a fun way to learn during Black History Month
    It's a big area to search. As the second-newest branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, the Arbutus Library features 25,000 square feet of space for more 110,000 items, several meeting rooms and a large computer area, as well as areas for...
  • Bonnie Branch Middle, Hammond Elementary top Black Saga competition

    Bonnie Branch Middle, Hammond Elementary top Black Saga competition
    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...
  • Outdoors calendar

    BEST BET Jan. 31 Great American Hunting and Outdoor Show, sponsored by the National Rifle Association, Carroll County Agriculture Center, Westminster. Speakers include former wold goose calling champion Sean Mann, Ken Penrod of Life Outdoors Unlimited and...
  • Ex-Colt Moore's 'real story' grabs students' attention

    He's 75 years old, so his gait is understandably slowed. His energy and his message are not. Lenny Moore held the microphone a bit too close to his mouth as he began: "I'm very pleased I've been given the invite to come here. You need to know the real...
  • Man on a mission

    George L. Russell Jr. was walking to his downtown Baltimore office last week when three men approached him. "Aren't you George Russell?" one asked. "Yes, I am," the 75-year-old attorney replied. "We want to thank you for giving back to the community."...
  • Modern Technology Breathing New Life Into Historic East Hartford Cemetery

    Modern Technology Breathing New Life Into Historic East Hartford Cemetery
    EAST HARTFORD — The Friends of Center Cemetery was about to revamp its 20-year-old walking tour booklet when it occurred to Ray Tubbs, the group's president, that the printed word might have a foot in the grave. People don't want printed guides...
  • Season of vast, varied and diverse musical performances awaits

    Season of vast, varied and diverse musical performances awaits
    Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part guide to the musical performance season in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Look closely. Fall is almost here. The season means cooler temperatures — and hot performances. The slate of...
  • Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Concerts and Comedy in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Blues Bob Thames Saltwater Soul: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, Christmas Park, Canal and Live Oak streets, New Smyrna Beach, free, 386-423-9760. Benjamin Booker: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Social, 54 N....
  • Voices of Legacy: Black Saga Bond was no ordinary game show

    On April 26, contestants in the Black Saga Bond Game Show competition held an audience of parents, friends and community supporters in rapt attention as they exhibited their knowledge of African-American history. Hosted by the North Arundel County...
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  • Remember when Donald Sterling honored Black History Month in March?

    Remember when Donald Sterling honored Black History Month in March?
    Donald Sterling has been trying for years to show how much he really cares for minorities. His bio page on the Clippers website mentions numerous charitable foundations the team owner started and a variety of humanitarian awards he has received. One...
  • Paul Greenberg: Holocaust Day again

    Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day. It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...