| 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...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:35 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:33 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 10:47 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 6:00 AM
A glance at Friday's four state semifinal football games featuring area teams.
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...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:35 PM
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....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 6:44 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:24 AM
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...