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George Washington Carver

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  • Carver Celebration in Towson places art and school spirit in spotlight

    Carver Celebration in Towson places art and school spirit in spotlight
    With just days to spare, students of every academic prime at the Carver Center for Arts and Technology are well into preparations for the Carver Celebration on Saturday, April 21, an annual fundraiser held for the school by the Carver Center Foundation....
  • Competitive spirit comes naturally for students at Baltimore County Envirothon

    Competitive spirit comes naturally for students at Baltimore County Envirothon
    At the aquatics station, several dead fish were being examined and prodded by several teenagers, while others watched live critters swimming in bowls on another table. Elsewhere, a bird claw, an animal pelt and two different jawbones were under...
  • New London Water Main Break Contained, State Of Emergency Lifted

    New London Water Main Break Contained, State Of Emergency Lifted
    NEW LONDON — A massive water main break that threatened the drinking water supply in New London and Waterford early Thursday was completely contained by evening and a state of emergency was lifted, avoiding a "major disaster," city officials said....
  • 2014 Maryland statewide MSA results

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  • Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...
  • Beyond the Black History Month hit parade

    Beyond the Black History Month hit parade
    Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...
  • Eliot Ness: Man wasn't as untouchable as the Hollywood legend

    Eliot Ness: Man wasn't as untouchable as the Hollywood legend
    When I think of General George Armstrong Custer, which admittedly I rarely do, I think Errol Flynn. Lou Gehrig? Why that would be Gary Cooper's face that comes to mind. Abe Lincoln? Daniel Day-Lewis. Mary Todd Lincoln? Sally Field. Malcolm X?...
  • Eduardo Galeano discusses "Children of the Days"

    Eduardo Galeano discusses "Children of the Days"
    It was May 10 and it was cold outside and I was inside, at a downtown bar/restaurant awaiting the arrival of the distinguished Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano, which latest book is titled "Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History." I...
  • 'Peeples' takes the Fockers' formula for an African-American spin ★★ 1/2

    'Peeples' takes the Fockers' formula for an African-American spin ★★ 1/2
    "Peeples" is an African-American "Meet the Parents" that slips funnyman Craig Robinson into the Ben Stiller role. Casting the musically minded Robinson in this formula comedy about screwing up your first encounter with your potential in-laws is like...
  • KY3 Archives: Black History Month-George Washington Carver

    KY3 Archives:  Black History Month-George Washington Carver
    DIAMOND, Mo. -- Southwest Missouri is home to a giant of American history, George Washington Carver.  February's designation as "Black History Month" provides an ideal time to recognize the profound and permanent mark made by Carver on American life....
  • Elizabeth Catlett dies at 96; among 20th century's top black artists

    Elizabeth Catlett dies at 96; among 20th century's top black artists
    Elizabeth Catlett, a sculptor and printmaker who was widely considered one of the most important African American artists of the 20th century despite having lived most of her life in Mexico, has died. She was 96. Catlett, whose sculptures became symbols...
  • Frank Godden dies at 101; helped develop African American resort

    Frank Godden dies at 101; helped develop African American resort
    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...