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  • Dr. Raymond L. Gray

    Dr. Raymond L. Gray
    Dr. Raymond L. Gray, who practiced dentistry in Baltimore for close to 40 years and was a partner in the Madison Park Medical Center, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of complications from a stroke. He was 88. "Ray was a people person...
  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case
    It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates strides to the...
  • Hurston's life fascinates as much as her fiction

    Just after sundown on a January evening 55 years ago — Jan. 29, 1960, to be exact — Zora Neale Hurston died at the segregated St. Lucie County nursing home where she had been transferred in late October after suffering the first of two...
  • Edward Brooke, 1st black man elected to U.S. Senate, dies

    Edward Brooke, 1st black man elected to U.S. Senate, dies
    Former Senator Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black man in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95. Brooke died of natural causes at his Coral Gables, Florida, home, said Ralph Neas,...
  • Seminole State College wraps up 10-year August Wilson theater project

    Seminole State College wraps up 10-year August Wilson theater project
    When the curtain rises Friday on "Radio Golf," Seminole State College becomes one of just a handful of theaters nationwide to stage an award-winning 10-play series chronicling the African-American experience. The decadelong presentation of works by...
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  • Gloria Battle

    Gloria Battle
    Age: 64 Family: Single, one daughter Education: Bachelor's degree, Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C., 1972; master's degree in urban studies, Howard University, 1976 Occupation: Retired human rights consultant Political career: ...
  • Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship

    Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship
    Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
  • Hampton University Museum showcases Elizabeth Catlett's landmark talent

    When curator Vanessa Thaxton-Ward began putting together a new exhibit marking the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett, she knew it would be a good chance for the Hampton University Museum to flex some muscle. Since...
  • Passenger killed in D.C. Metro smoke incident ID'd; inquiry could take year

    Passenger killed in D.C. Metro smoke incident ID'd; inquiry could take year
    An investigation into the cause of smoke that killed one person and injured dozens on a D.C. Metro train could take six to 12 months, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said Tuesday. Metro also identified the passenger who died as Carol...
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital announces new medical staff officers

    New medical staff officers have been named at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey for 2015-16, according to a press release from Ingalls Health System. Dr. Cressa Perish, a family practice physician, was elected president, while Dr. Carl Johnson, a...