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National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

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  • Effort to build statue of Lenny Moore gains steam

    Effort to build statue of Lenny Moore gains steam
    Colts Hall of Fame running back Lenny Moore's name is synonymous with Baltimore's football tradition. Now he could have his image immortalized. A $750,000 fund-raising drive in conjunction with the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation was announced...
  • Lupita Nyong'o, the level-headed breakout star of '12 Years a Slave'

    Lupita Nyong'o, the level-headed breakout star of '12 Years a Slave'
    A thick, unrelenting heat permeated the Louisiana sets of "12 Years a Slave" — 100-degree-plus temperatures so intense they stifled breath. The moment a scene wrapped, cast and crew would take refuge in air-conditioned cars parked nearby. One member...
  • Basketball star to raise funds for Great Blacks in Wax Museum

    Retired basketball star Chris Webber will help the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum raise funds for a $75 million replacement facility scheduled to open on Baltimore's North Avenue corridor in 2015. The museum announced that Webber, a five-time...
  • A vision for North Avenue

    A vision for North Avenue
    Where the passengers on the tour bus rolling west on North Avenue saw blocks of crumbling and abandoned buildings and overgrown lots, Lou Fields envisioned another Pratt Street in the making. Fields, who heads a nonprofit heritage tourism group, is...
  • Baltimore: A great destination for African-American tourism

    J.B. Salganik's suggestion that Baltimore City celebrate and promote its unique connection to black culture and history is exactly what the late Thelma Banks Cox had in mind when she founded the African-American Heritage Society and the Black Landmarks...
  • Little boats will vie for space during Sailabration

    Little boats will vie for space during Sailabration
    For folks who want to partake in Sailabration by water this weekend, expect tight quarters. "An unprecedented number of boats are anticipated. We could have thousands of recreational boaters all trying to come to one location," said Coast Guard Cmdr....
  • Model, venue say Baltimore Fashion Week stiffed them

    Model, venue say Baltimore Fashion Week stiffed them
    Nationally known model Isis King is still waiting for her money. So is Marlin Mills, CEO of the Scottish Rite Maryland, which owns the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Both say that 10 months after last August's Baltimore Fashion Week, neither has been paid...
  • Osborne A. Payne

    Osborne A. Payne
    Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
  • Baltimore promoting its black heritage

    City tourism officials are using this month's scheduled opening of a museum spotlighting black history and culture to push Baltimore as a destination of choice for African-American tourists. With an eye on the planned opening June 25 of the Reginald F....