| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:03 AM
In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
| Feb 10, 2012
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Bob Stillman Concert 2) Hair Makeover from Slique
What: It Could Happen To You: A Valentine's Day Celebration with Bob Stillman Presenter: Arts Brookfield at World...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:38 PM
More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm
Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The resignation of Maryland native Karen Handel from theSusan G. Komen for the Curefoundation on Tuesday could be a first step toward the organization's recovery from a week of negative headlines, comments and tweets.
But crisis communications experts...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Bernard "Bernie" Harper, a retired decorated Baltimore Police Department major who had commanded the Northwestern District, died Saturday of cancer at his Northeast Baltimore home.
He was 73.
"I always considered Bernie as one of my outstanding...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:10 PM
As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser.
Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Even as Baltimore principals have been given an unprecedented amount of responsibility over the past four years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso, their average salary has remained among the lowest in the state.
The average salary for city principals...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Marion Marie Ames Garrett, a retired Baltimore City Public Schools principal and lead soprano in her church choir, died Jan. 15 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications from several ailments, including diabetes and repeated strokes.
She was 82....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Persistent brisk southwest winds and temperatures hovering in the low 40s failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the spirited crowd that gathered at noon Monday in downtown Baltimore to honor the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
92Q DJ Konan and his...
| Feb 21, 2008
Black History Month was established in 1976, as an evolution of Negro History Week (founded half a century earlier by Carter G. Woodson), and has since become a staple of the nation's elementary school classrooms and textbooks.
Times editorials, on the...
| Sep 17, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The Constitution is 221 years old today. First Lady Laura Bush, who turned 60 not long ago, spoke to the occasion today in the East Room of the White House. Joined by the director of the National......