| Oct 17, 2012
Andrew Brimmer, the son of a Louisiana sharecropper who in 1966 became the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board, has died. He was 86.
Brimmer died Oct. 7 at a Washington hospital after a lengthy illness, said his daughter, Esther Brimmer....
| May 23, 2012
| 9:37 AM
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...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Department of Agriculture since 2008 has helped 15 veterinarians set up practice in rural communities and helped them repay a significant portion of their student loan debt.
North Dakota does not so much have a...
| Sep 1, 2012
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...
| Jun 7, 2012
State Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced on Thursday, June 7, that Carroll County native and former Maryland treasurer Richard Dixon, 74, has died.
In a statement, Kopp said Dixon, who not only served as state treasurer but also was a state delegate...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:07 AM
One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Although the Tuskegee Airmen have a lengthy history that stretches back to a small program at the Tuskegee Institute, “Red Tails” focuses on the exploits of the 332nd Fighter Group based at the Ramitelli air base...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:00 AM
"Red Tails," the years-long project of director George Lucas, is sure to bring some overdue attention to the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black aviation unit that fought discrimination in the U.S. military as well as our enemies in World War II. Reviews for...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Herbert Carter and Mildred Hemmons had no time for dating in the early months of 1942.
He was training to become a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first military program for African-American pilots.
She was the bold, daring woman who...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 10:37 AM
"Beauty and the Beast 3D" (G). Re-release of this Disney story in 3D. An prince (Robby Benson) must remain a hideous Beast until he learns to love someone, in particular village girl Belle (Paige O'Hara). TownMall Cinemas (12:30, 3:30, 6:30,...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Frank Godden, who played a significant role in the development of Val Verde, a secluded and long-closed local resort community known as "the black Palm Springs," has died. He was 101.
Godden, who had cancer, died Aug. 3 at his Los...