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  • Edward Brooke, 1st black popularly elected senator, honored

    Political leaders from Massachusetts joined hundreds of others at a funeral service Tuesday in Washington, D.C., for Edward Brooke, the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate by popular vote. Brooke, a liberal Republican, represented the state...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial

    Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial
    This month is the 50th anniversary of the release of "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action," otherwise known as the Moynihan Report. This report, then and now, is a controversial policy paper on the status of the black family and the impact of...
  • Pioneering black senator honored at funeral service

    WASHINGTON Former Sen. Edward W. Brooke, the first African-American senator elected by a popular vote, was honored at a funeral service Tuesday as a trailblazer, a remarkable legislator and an inspiration to future generations. Lawmakers, dignitaries and...
  • Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role

    Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role
    Carnival Corp. & PLC on Monday announced the appointment of Marie McKenzie to the new position of vice president of global destinations services and sourcing. As part of her new function, McKenzie will lead a team that will coordinate and manage...
  • Norman Hemming

    Norman Hemming
    Age: 49 Family: Married to Carol Hemming, two children Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Public Administration, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1988; Juris Doctorate degree, Howard University School of Law, 1991 Occupation:...
  • Calvin Campbell, longtime Illinois appellate judge, dies

     Calvin Campbell, longtime Illinois appellate judge, dies
    In his early 20s, Calvin Campbell saw college as a nearly impossible dream for an African-American in the segregated South during the Depression, his family said. He had returned from combat in World War II permanently scarred — losing a finger...
  • James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'

    James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'
    Although white Chicagoans knew little about Ethel Payne, a city reporter and later Washington correspondent for the Chicago Defender in the 1950s and '60s, African-Americans here and around the country came to venerate her as the most prominent female...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Laurel High basketball junior makes his points on the court

    As the lone defender under the Laurel High School basket, junior Kirk Hawkins braced himself as Bowie High began a three-on-one fastbreak against the Spartans. Hawkins, who is quick but only 5 feet 7, managed to steal an entry pass and feverishly...
  • A Believer In Power Of Civil Rights, Education

    Claudia Mallett was a quiet but passionate woman who believed in the power that education conferred. She was a leader of the civil rights and peace movement in Detroit for 30 years, and helped hundreds of children as a school social worker. In...
  • Judge weighs in before sentencing McDonnell

    Before sentencing former Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer spoke at length on his thoughts of the case and how he arrived at his decision. It's not uncommon for judges to share some views before rendering a sentence,...