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  • Black history in 'Jeopardy' [Commentary]

    Black history in 'Jeopardy' [Commentary]
    For years, a group of black men has gathered daily at a cigar shop across from Cross Street Market, here in Baltimore. We talk politics and sports amid plumes of pipe and cigar smoke. However, conversation halts at 7 p.m. when the quiz show "Jeopardy"...
  • Subtle signs of a turnaround on a troubled L.A. campus

    Locke High School English teacher Katy Bridger tried to give her fifth-period seniors a test while Byron Gordon sharpened pencils noisily, Deon Crockett wandered the room complaining at full volume and a girl cursed just as loudly at Deon for being rude....
  • Is there room for Zora in Eatonville's transformation?

    Is there room for Zora in Eatonville's transformation?
    Two decades ago, Eatonville used its link to Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston to get noticed by the world. Now, as the community attempts to transform itself into a major African-American cultural destination, leaders are struggling to define...
  • Our claims to fame

    She's from here? That's right here? They make those here? Yes, yes and yes. From Ella Fitzgerald to Williamsburg to Peace Frogs, we've got people, places and things worth talking about. PEOPLE Princess Pocahontas, Capt. John Smith and Chief Powhatan...
  • Now - November 1: Journey to Flight: A Salute to the Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen fought on many battlefields, foreign and domestic yet were under acknowledged and under appreciated. As the surviving Tuskegee Airmen were saluted by their newest Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama, riding past his Inaugural...
  • 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 — as well as places and things. Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • 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...
  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...
  • Playing the antihero

    Playing the antihero
    When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson. Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places and things

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. It's known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...