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The Census Bureau announced last week that it is dropping the use of the term "Negro" to describe black Americans in its population surveys. I suspect few will mourn the word's passing. Today Americans of African descent, especially younger ones, almost...
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...
Sunday, Dec. 16 'Amazing Nativity' This gospel musical, based on Langston Hughes' "Black Nativity," takes place at 7 p.m. at Celebration Church, 6080 Foreland Garth in Columbia. The musical is the retelling of the birth of Jesus Christ, featuring...
A 32-year-old woman was wounded in the leg during a drive-by shooting in Northwest Baltimore on Tuesday night, according to city police. Police responded to the 4900 block of Nelson Avenue in the city's Langston Hughes neighborhood, near Langston...
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The National Portrait Gallery's new exhibition, “Poetic Likeness: Modern American Poets,” uses portraiture, biography and verse to explore the people who created a distinctive, American voice. Walt Whitman's free verse in "Leaves of Grass,"...
For more that two decades, author Emily Bernard has been fascinated by Carl Van Vechten, a white man who played a seminal — and controversial — role in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. She was in turns appalled by Vechten's...
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
A Baltimore police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old man just before dawn Saturday after chasing him from a 7-Eleven to a nearby block in the Langston Hughes neighborhood near Pimlico Race Course. Police received an anonymous call shortly before 6 a....
The Baltimore SunNic Vasilchek knew that the fortunes of his Luella (Ga.) High football team were intimately tied to cornerback Alvin Hill. With that in mind, the Lions coach decided to play the Maryland commitment sparingly on offense and not at all on special teams,...
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Joshua Parker fell in love in 10th grade, discovering the power of words when his English teacher put a volume of Langston Hughes in his hands. He describes it as a moment so profound that it was like hearing chords of music for the first time. Bright...
Special to baltimoresun.comOne of the long-time subjects of several urban renewal projects is Park Heights, situated in the northwest corner of the city. The area most famously known for that big horse race every year and a lot of synagogues is now, after years of strife and...
Sun ReporterHometown: Silver Spring Current members: Joe Ryan, vocals, guitar; Jim Glass, vocals, guitar; Kari Cohen, bass; Sammy "The Kid" Ponzar, drums Founded in: 2005 Style: indie rock Influenced by: the Beatles, Guided by Voices, Thomas Dolby, Dylan Thomas,...
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