| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Your review of the "Ashe to Amen" exhibition at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture did a disservice to readers ("'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions," June 29).
Instead of sharing...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum.
The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Frank Bond Sr., a retired Maryland Transit Administration bus driver and neighborhood activist who believed in the value of education, died Monday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
"Frank was a wonderful man who treasured education...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:10 PM
The Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr., senior pastor of the New Shiloh Baptist Church, whose legendary preaching spanned generations and brought him an audience beyond his congregation of 5,000 members, died of cancer Thursday. He was 76.
In 47 years of...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Children used paper plates, yarn, feathers and beads to make dream catchers decorated with words and phrases like "hope" and "I have a dream" to celebrate the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday while their parents watched President Barack...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
As traffic continues to flow to coverage of Super Bowl preparations, the Roe vs. Wade anniversary and post-inaugural activities, a few newer topics have also bubbled to the surface in our collective consciousness.
Instagram is posting impressive numbers,...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:19 PM
With rapt attention, 4-year-old Alexis Gamble fixed her eyes on three teenage girls, bare-footed in vibrant-colored dresses, as they danced to traditional African beats on Saturday, the fourth day of Kwanzaa.
The Gamble family, of Owings Mills, lights...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
After Ernestine Martin Wyatt helped stage a walkout decades ago over a lack of African-American history lessons at her high school, a teacher pulled her aside to ask about Wyatt's family ties to Harriet Tubman.
The Maryland-born slave and famed conductor...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Beulah Hinson beams as she holds up a copy of the Afro-American newspaper, the young girl's expression a sharp contrast to the headlines from this particular edition — "205 Die in Dance Hall Fire," "Hubby Made Store Love Nest."
The message behind...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
On the eve of his 17th training camp with the Ravens, inside linebacker Ray Lewis said camp never gets old or boring for him.
In fact, the 12-time Pro Bowler and certain Hall of Famer said he still feels like a rookie trying to carve out a niche for...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Athletes have been making news recently, and it hasn’t been entirely positive. From domestic violence to drunk driving to confrontations with media and fans, sports figures have been highlighted in the news.
Those stories have pushed aside those of...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Free Fall Baltimore, which today kicks off its seventh year of spotlighting no-charge arts and cultural experiences in Charm City, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The grant will be used to help promote and raise...