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Frederick Douglass

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  • Mayor launches campaign to raise bottle tax for schools

    Mayor launches campaign to raise bottle tax for schools
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake launched her campaign to repair Baltimore's long-neglected schools Monday, introducing a bill to more than double the city's bottle tax as part of a plan to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to fix dilapidated...
  • PBS sets John Lennon profile, modern-day Sherlock, Ken Burns’ ‘Tenth Inning’

     
    PBS today announced premiere dates for fall programming. “American Masters” will look at the last decade of John Lennon's life. The program, with the working title “John Lennon — New York City,” will air Nov. 22, shortly...
  • President Obama supports black colleges and universities

     
    Democrat promises $850 million in aid to help historically black schools of higher education....
  • It Speaks to Me: Kristen Morgin on Thurgood Marshall wax figure at Oran Z’s Pan African Black Facts & Wax Museum

     
    This is one of the first things I was able to focus my eyes on when I visited the museum, which looks like a garage crammed with someone’s collection. You’re bombarded with so much stuff: wax figures of Frederick Douglass......
  • And a look forward into March

     
    The big event this month is the Second Annual Foodie Experience at the Hippodrome, featuring Alton Brown. That's on Saturday, March 19th. Check out the photo gallery of this year's participating restaurants.But there's more. Frederick Restaurant Week...
  • Blackout and Heat Send Harlem Residents Outdoors

    Blackout and Heat Send Harlem Residents Outdoors
    Hundreds of people in Harlem were not only out of power overnight, they were also out of their homes. They told PIX 11 News that the heat forced them to evacuate or find family or friends to stay with. "It was crazy out here," resident Ed Wilson told us....
  • Mocker Finds A Parking Free For All

    Mocker Finds A Parking Free For All
    New York City parking rules are the stuff of legends. Alternate side. No Standing. No Stopping. However, neighbors in Harlem say the rules are being ignored. PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker was surprised to find out exactly who was creating the...
  • Mocker Parking Battle II: Fake MTA Placard, Hydrants Still Blocked

    Mocker Parking Battle II: Fake MTA Placard, Hydrants Still Blocked
    One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker reported on a neighborhood besieged by government workers using placards to park illegally, government officials are waking up to the problem - identifying one placard as a fake and promising to take action....
  • NYPD Shout to Mocker: "Don't Get Hit By a Bus, A--hole!"

    NYPD Shout to Mocker: "Don't Get Hit By a Bus, A--hole!"
    Two days after PIX 11's Greg Mocker exposed government workers using placards to block fire hydrants, the New York Police Department appears to be attempting to fix the problem and some members of the department are very unhappy. "Don't get hit by a...
  • Mocker Checks On Parking Problem With Council Member

    Mocker Checks On Parking Problem With Council Member
    Two weeks after government workers were found using placards to block fire hydrants with their personal vehicles and the New York Police Department took measures to fix the problem, PIX 11's Greg Mocker returned to the area to do a spot check. Council...
  • PBS looks for 'God in America'

    Airing over three consecutive nights beginning Monday, Oct. 11 (check local listings), the six-hour PBS series "God in America," a co-venture of "Frontline" and "American Experience," blends documentary footage, historical dramatizations and interviews...