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Frederick Douglass

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years

    'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years
    After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige. But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
  • Rosa C. James

    Rosa C. James
    Rosa C. James, a retired mortician who enjoyed world travel, died of cancer March 5 at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 80 but told friends she was "always 37." Born Rosa Mae Cade in Lumberton, N.C., she came to Baltimore as a child. She was a...
  • Safe Streets violence mediation program coming to West Baltimore

    Franklin Lance knows his West Baltimore neighborhood can be great — located near to Druid Hill Park, it's home to the city's biggest shopping mall, a public university, and a network of active churches and community groups. But like so many areas...
  • 3 high school buses crash; 34 teens sent to hospital

    Three school buses crashed into one another Monday afternoon in Upper Marlboro, sending 34 high schoolers to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Paramedics triaged 75 students on the scene, according to Prince George's County Fire and Emergency...
  • Surge in city shootings, with four more shot overnight

    One person was killed and three were wounded in shootings Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as a surge in violence that began Friday continued. The shootings come on the heels of a weekend that saw eight people shot, followed by a drive-by fatal...
  • Morgan production of 'Porgy and Bess' a reminder of the opera's Baltimore roots

    With regard to the production of "Porgy and Bess" to be presented at Morgan State University ("Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess,'" March 23), it is interesting to note that the role of Sportin' Life was created by Avon Long, who along with Anne...
  • Ida Elaine Robinson, city teacher

    Ida Elaine Robinson, city teacher
    Ida Elaine Robinson, a retired teacher who worked for more than 30 years at a Northwest Baltimore elementary school, died of complications of kidney failure March 14 at Sinai Hospital. She was 77. She was born Ida Elaine Page at her parents' Robert...