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  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • The memory of his mother and grandmother pushes Jai Miller to succeed

    The memory of his mother and grandmother pushes Jai Miller to succeed
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Each time Orioles outfielder Jai Miller crosses the plate after hitting a home run, his eyes turn upward and both of his hands point to the sky. It's a routine he's been doing since he was a teenager, one of many ways he tries to...
  • District 7: Nick Mosby

    District 7: Nick Mosby
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. Growing up, my mother was my guiding light and she always stressed education as a top priority. Because of my mother's wisdom and...
  • Newcomer Mosby sets sights on City Hall

    Newcomer Mosby sets sights on City Hall
    Nick Mosby bounded along a row of ninth-grade boys at Baltimore's Civitas School with the energy of a football player about to dart onto the field. Citing his own upbringing by a single mother, he urged the young men to aim higher than the temptations...
  • Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president

    Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president
    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...
  • Jets suspend CB Patterson indefinitely

    The Sports Xchange Jets suspend CB Patterson indefinitely The New York Jets suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson indefinitely on Monday after he failed to show up for Friday's preseason game against the New York Giants. Patterson returned and met...
  • Report: Jets' Patterson returns after going AWOL

    The Sports Xchange Report: Jets' Patterson returns after going AWOL Cornerback Dimitri Patterson, missing from the New York Jets for two days, returned to the team Sunday night, ESPNNewYork.com reported. Earlier Sunday, Jets general manager John...
  • Boxer, port commissioner challenge Alcee Hastings

    A former heavyweight boxing champion and a port commissioner are challenging U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in the Democratic primary in a black-majority district that stretches across the Everglades. District 20 — which includes parts of Deerfield...
  • Alice Coachman dies; first African American woman to win Olympic gold

    As the gold medal winner in the high jump at the 1948 Olympics in London, Alice Coachman came home to a celebratory welcome, including a parade in her home town of Albany, Ga. But Coachman was not permitted to speak at the ceremony. And the mayor did...
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  • The Times Have Caught Up With Racists

    More than a century ago, then-Mississippi Gov. James K. Vardaman, in a speech in Poplarville, Miss., said: "If it is necessary, every Negro in the state will be lynched." His words in 1907 sparked no public storm of condemnation from the state's white...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...