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Looking back, looking forward: Maryland changemakers in black history

Looking back, looking forward: Maryland changemakers in black history

For Black History Month, The Baltimore Sun is spotlighting four African-American changemakers  past and present  with ties to Maryland. From astronaut Robert Curbeam to Henrietta Lacks to boxer Joe Gans and photographer Devin Allen, all have made (or are in the process of making) important contributions in history. Learn about other notable African-Americans with Maryland ties here.

Robert Curbeam, former astronaut

Robert Curbeam grew up knowing he could do anything he set his mind to. And with hard work, education and...

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