| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:17 AM
A Perry Hall Middle School student received honors in a recent Black History Month essay competition, according to a news release from Baltimore County Public Schools.
Patrick Krack was the second-place winner in M&T Bank's 27th annual "Champions of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Long before he left his Main Street home on the afternoon of July 11, 1863, David Minton Wright ranked as one of Norfolk’s most respected physicians.
Many people remembered his selflessness during the Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1855, when...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:35 AM
SEAN’S DANCE FACTORY PRESENTS “BIG BANG XVII”
What: Local hip-hop choreographer Sean Green and his troupe subtitled this year’s performance “A Decade of Excellence,” since the show commemorates Sean’s Dance...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:23 PM
"African Heritage": The Black History Month-themed display of works capturing landmark moments in African-American history is drawn from a collection of a dozen local artists. Highlights include Bryan Favors’ original sculptures and artifacts, Betty...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:31 PM
February is the observance of Black History Month. Many events and activities take place across the region. This listing of events, in order by locality and date, will be updated throughout the month.
17th Annual Black History Program...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Chris Kattan, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, was arrested early Monday morning after a freeway crash in Los Angeles.
Reports on the incident included news of Kattan's air bag deploying from KNX 1070 and the comedian suffering a bloody nose....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The principal of an all-girls Christian private school in Northern California has apologized over a lunch menu supposedly intended to celebrate Black History Month that included cornbread, fried chicken and watermelon.
"I'd like to apologize for the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center will play host to a performance by Mt. Olive Seventh-Day Adventist Praise Team in conjunction with Black History Month.
The gospel group will appear at the downtown Orlando museum at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20. They...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Surveillance cameras at a New York City car dealership captured a pedestrian being knocked off his feet by a wave of slush tossed up by a fast-moving snowplow.
It was a case of splash and run.
The video, from Newsfix, shows an unsuspecting, bundled-up...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:35 PM
"A Tribute to Billie Holiday": Black History Month gets a cabaret-like celebration with musicians, dancers and singers paying tribute to stars of the Harlem Renaissance. The show features Sabrena Rich portraying torch-song chanteuse Billie Holiday and...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Prince William wants to destroy all the ivory artifacts in Buckingham Palace. Here at the other end of the ivory owner spectrum, I’m wondering what to do with my backup piano keys.
Organized crime has turned ivory poaching from a worrisome trend...