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  • Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist
    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3 at the Adelphi House assisted living facility in Adelphi, Prince George's County.
  • Dorothea Rawlings, teacher

    Dorothea Rawlings, teacher
    Dorothea Arvin Rawlings, a former teacher at Barclay Elementary/Middle School, died of cancer March 9 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The West Baltimore resident was 73. Born Dorothea Arvin Simmons in Baltimore, she was raised on Calhoun Street at...

    Ex-wrestler Lydell Henry goes to the mat for students with Beat the Streets — Baltimore

    Ex-wrestler Lydell Henry goes to the mat for students with Beat the Streets — Baltimore
    Baltimore native Lydell Henry, 36, has been around wrestling his whole life. But everywhere he went, wrestling was disappearing. A 1995 graduate of Dunbar High, Henry placed second in the Maryland Scholastic Association tournament his junior year. He...

    Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach

    Aaron A. Johnson, basketball coach
    Aaron Acquilla Johnson Sr., a longtime educator and basketball coach, died Feb. 14 of lung cancer. Mr. Johnson, of Baltimore, was 79. The son of Daniel and Harriett Johnson was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Sandtown Winchester neighborhood....

    Noted historian and appraiser coming to library [West Friendship]

    How much is that antiquarian 1901 edition of Booker T. Washington's "Up from Slavery" really worth? Find out this and a whole lot more when esteemed historian Philip J. Merrill offers a lecture on the history of slavery in Howard County Maryland. The...