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Frederick Douglass

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  • Championship moments in softball, track and field

    Championship moments in softball, track and field
    Carroll County's spring sports season concluded with two state team championships and several individual crowns for high school athletes. A miracle finish earned the Liberty softball team its first state title, while the Lion girls' track and field...
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal
    Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital. The longtime...
  • Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director

    Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director
    Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...
  • '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...
  • 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......