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  • Magnolia Elementary students to visit White House Wednesday

    Magnolia Elementary students to visit White House Wednesday
    Five students from Magnolia Elementary School in Joppa will join fellow schoolchildren from the Mid-Atlantic and First Lady Michelle Obama in harvesting the White House kitchen garden Wednesday. The get-together in Washington is part of the effort by...
  • Restored council chambers in Annapolis honor former mayor

    Gone are brightly-colored paintings of Colonial Annapolis life. Gone is the crumbling molding. Gone is the blue-painted trim. Annapolis city officials last week celebrated their renovated council chambers in City Hall, starting the Monday council meeting...
  • Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising

    Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances. During the past...
  • African American history comes to life in Baltimore

    African American history comes to life in Baltimore
    On its face, "History come to life" isn't the most memorable of corporate sayings, like "Good to the last drop" or "It keeps going and going …" Yet it would be hard to argue that Thomas Saunders and his company, Renaissance Productions & Tours,...
  • 'Henry Ford Visits B&O Exhibition' [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago Homegrown talent "Local Talent Entertains at Harriet Tubman, PTA. "The Harriet Tubman High School PTA held its first activity for the year, an October Feast. "In reality, this was a 'kick off' dinner to start the PTA membership drive,...
  • Lewis museum woes: Sad but not surprising

    While it saddened me to read recently of the attendance troubles at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, I was not surprised. In a city where museums generally exceed expectations, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum has always left something to be desired. As a...
  • Eastern Shore's future is uncertain

    Eastern Shore's future is uncertain
    Recent news about climate change reveals big issues facing the Eastern Shore: a shrinking shoreline, more and bigger storms, and more salinity in our lands and farms. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Chesapeake Bay will rise two feet by 2050....
  • Harriet Tubman descendant blasts Russell Simmons

    Harriet Tubman descendant blasts Russell Simmons
    Media mogul Russell Simmons might have apologized for posting a controversial parody video on his YouTube channel that's become known as "The Harriet Tubman Sex Tapes." But, the famed abolitionist's great-great-great grandniece isn't even close to...
  • Arts Council opens Civil War exhibit

    Arts Council opens Civil War exhibit
    Art and Civil War enthusiasts will both be drawn to the Carroll County Arts Center over the next two months. The Carroll County Arts Council recently unveiled its “Images of the Civil War” exhibit in time for the 150th anniversary of the...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 20 Celebration The 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration will be held at Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The reception takes place at 2 p.m.,...
  • Female vs. male senators

    Female vs. male senators
    As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
  • Saturday's birthday celebration a historic event at Benjamin Banneker Museum

    Saturday's birthday celebration a historic event at Benjamin Banneker Museum
    Friends and descendants of Benjamin Banneker gathered Nov. 10 to mark the 281st birthday of the famed African-American astronomer and mathematician who is also known for his work surveying the land that eventually became Washington, D.C. But this time...