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  • A landmark place for black history

    A landmark place for black history
    When it comes to landmarks in African-American history, few places can match the depth and breadth of the milestones that have played out over the past 400 years in America’s oldest continuous English-speaking settlement. Here's a preview of an...
  • Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader

     Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leader
    Sometime after 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1865, an eerie silence fell over the blasted landscape that divided the Union and Confederate armies at Petersburg. Thousands of soldiers on both sides stood up and watched as a flag of truce emerged from the front-...
  • Groveland historian will offer program on Black Seminoles

    Groveland historian will offer program on Black Seminoles
    Groveland historian John Griffin will present a program about the little-known Black Seminoles at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. The free program includes details about Griffin's ancestors, who include Hampton Sinclair, an...
  • Why Black History Month?

    Why Black History Month?
    Every February, college professors like myself are tasked with reminding students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind a designated month dedicated to this part...
  • Instead Of Walking Away, Blount Now Facing Things Head On

    CHANDLER, Ariz. — LeGarrette Blount, built like a Mack truck and able to cut like a Ferrari, was talking about his feet the other morning. "I've always had nice feet," the Patriots' 250-pound running back said Wednesday during the Super Bowl media...
  • Muhlenberg football names offensive coordinator; Kutztown lineman honored

    Nate Milne has been hired as offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Muhlenberg after serving in the same capacity at Centennial Conference rival Susquehanna for the last seven years. A veteran with more than 15 years playing and coaching...
  • 5 things to do and see around Lake County

    5 things to do and see around Lake County
    1. Celebration The annual Profiles in Excellence will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 1 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Enjoy an inspiring afternoon in honor of Black History Month and look at the tremendous role that African...
  • Art events include Highwaymen exhibit in Orlando

    Art events include Highwaymen exhibit in Orlando
    This is the week to enjoy a little art history, starting with an exhibition of historically and socially important paintings at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando. Fourteen paintings by the now-famous Florida Highwaymen...
  • Former village president leads Heritage Center transformation

    Former village president leads Heritage Center transformation
    With a little help from her friends, former Clarendon Hills Village President Diane Hiller is working hard to bring the past to the present and future. Hiller is president of the Clarendon Hills Historical Society and has been focusing efforts on...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Black History Expo The National Pan-Hellenic Council, the NAACP and the Howard County Public School System invite the community to "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture" from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter...
  • $30M Kissimmee Lakefront Park marks grand opening

    $30M Kissimmee Lakefront Park marks grand opening
    The panther is poised to strike, the gator awaits its prey, and a mouse curls up in its comfy den. These native creatures are some of the distinctive Florida touches included in the new splash park and playground at Lakefront Park, Kissimmee's...