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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Mike Wallace: The archetype for watchdog journalism on TV

    Mike Wallace: The archetype for watchdog journalism on TV
    I was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday. Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 22 Concert and dinner "It Was A Very Good Year," a tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Tony Sands, will be held at 2 p.m. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. in Laurel. Tickets are $15; $40 for admission and dinner at Salute's Restaurant...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibit briefs

    Black History month Works by Afro-Panamanian artist Cynthia Farrell Johnson, in connection with Black History Month, will be on display Wednesday, Feb. 1, through Feb. 27, at AACC's Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold....
  • March into history recalled by local residents

    March into history recalled by local residents
    The morning of Aug. 28, 1963, was filled with apprehension for Alfred Whittaker as he traveled to the nation's capital for the Civil Rights March on Washington. Not sure of what lay ahead, his worries about his safety and the fear of violence gave the...
  • Black History Month in CT

    "Race: The Power of an Illusion" A group discussion centered on the social construction of racial identity. - ¬†University of Connecticut School of Social Work - Thursday, February 2 - 12:45-2:00 p.m. “Negotiating Citizenship: The Politics of...
  • Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance

    Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance
    Philadelphia Showy orchids In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
  • Senior briefs

    Gardening course An "Introduction to Square-Foot Gardening" will be offered from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 14, 21, and 28, at the Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie. Students will learn the "10 Basics of Square-Foot...
  • 10 things you might not know about skin color

    10 things you might not know about skin color
    1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • Black history is American history

    In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
  • Shadia: A mainstream look at the Nation of Islam

    The Nation of Islam teaches a different kind of Islam from the one I know. So I wanted to take part of Black History Month to explore the organization, which is closely associated with the Civil Rights Movement but never far from controversy. Though I...