| 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...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 11:19 AM
It's a big area to search.
As the second-newest branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, the Arbutus Library features 25,000 square feet of space for more 110,000 items, several meeting rooms and a large computer area, as well as areas for...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 2:57 PM
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight.
A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
| Mar 23, 2012
Sunday, March 25
Fundraiser The Goshen Farm Preservation Society's annual "Java & Jazz Event," a fundraiser to benefit the restoration and preservation of Goshen Farm in Cape St. Claire, will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Margaret's Episcopal...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:20 PM
James Dixon joined the Baltimore Police Department in 1954 as a black officer in an era of widespread racial prejudice. Police posts were segregated and blacks were not allowed in patrol cars
On Tuesday, a quarter-century after he retired as a sergeant,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Hospice of the Chesapeake unveiled its Veteran Tribute Wall on Thursday.
The Tribute Wall at the Pasadena building features 23 canvas-mounted, black-and-white photographs. Most of the photos depict dying veterans in hospital beds being saluted by a...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:37 PM
A lime-green piece of fiberglass resin lay in the grass Sunday next to a concrete pad where statues paying homage to the Tuskegee Airmen had stood.
“This one is broken,” said 2-year-old David Molina-Kwan, in Chinese, to his mother as he...
| Jun 25, 2014
It was a grand plan for tiny Robbins: a massive quarry and mining operation, a therapeutic horse farm and parks, development along the channel, maybe even a chain drugstore and new housing.
The project, as laid out in three phases, would consume about a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:46 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — If Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris ever needs inspiration, he never has to look outside his own family.
His 90-year-old grandfather, Lt. Col. John Mulzac, is a role model.
In 1942, when the armed forces were segregated,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:49 PM
When Morrie Turner was just a cartoon-doodling kid in Oakland, he wrote a fan letter to the creator of the popular comic strip "Terry and the Pirates." In return, Milton Caniff, who later created "Steve Canyon," sent young Turner a typed, six-page...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:52 AM
WHAT: Orlando Science Center will dedicate its monument to the Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen on Monday and celebrate the veterans with activities throughout the weekend. The dedication of the 12-foot spire (pictured is a photo illustration)...
| Jan 22, 2014
John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge.
"He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...