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  • Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum

    Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum
    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...
  • Frederick Douglass' enduring lessons

    Frederick Douglass' enduring lessons
    Frederick Douglass once said that from his "slave experience" he was able to "elaborate quite a lengthy chapter of political philosophy, applicable to the American people." In addition to his slave experience, the Eastern Shore native elaborated quite a...
  • PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master

    PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master
    It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
  • 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...
  • Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney

    Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney
    Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Thursday's regional semifinal boys basketball scores

    Thursday's regional semifinal boys basketball scores
    BOYS BASKETBALL REGIONAL SEMIFINALS CLASS 4A NORTH Sherwood 60, Westminster 48 Springbrook 44, Paint Branch 41 CLASS 4A EAST No. 8 Arundel 71, N.County 54 North Point 100, No. 11 Glen Burnie 61 CLASS 3A NORTH No. 1 Milford Mill 59, Woodlawn 41...
  • Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history
    Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...
  • State semifinal football previews

    State semifinal football previews
    A glance at Friday's four state semifinal football games featuring area teams. Class 4A No. 4 Catonsville (12-0) at No. 3 Old Mill (12-0) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Coaches: Rich Hambor, Catonsville; Chad McCormick, Old Mill Winner faces: Quince Orchard...
  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • Despite uncertain future, Baltimore International College throws block party

    Despite uncertain future, Baltimore International College throws block party
    Baltimore International College chefs-in-training dished up free barbecue Saturday to neighbors in Little Italy who worry they are on the verge of losing the four-decade-old culinary and hospitality school. The college learned in June that it would...
  • Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation

    Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation
    Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it. The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup. "If you acted up, she...