| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:32 AM
This is probably not the type of publicity Russell Simmons was hoping for with his new YouTube channel, All Def Digital.
The media mogul has apologized for and taken down from the channel a comedy video titled "The Harriet Tubman Sex Tape." The spoof...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:56 AM
With tension rising in the house, "Big Brother" was the most-watched and highest-rated telecast Thursday night, bringing in an average 6.87 million viewers and a rating of 2.3 in the key 18-49 demographic, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made no secret of the fact that their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines” is influenced by the classic Marvin Gaye song “Got to Give it Up.”
Now they are suing to protect themselves from...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Media mogul Russell Simmons might have apologized for posting a controversial parody video on his YouTube channel that's become known as "The Harriet Tubman Sex Tapes." But, the famed abolitionist's great-great-great grandniece isn't even close to...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:44 AM
John Brown's body swung from the gallows in 1859 following his unsuccessful raid on the Harpers Ferry armory, a botched attempt to steal guns, arm America's slaves and spark a revolution.
This piece first ran in Printers Row...
| Sep 6, 2013
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Gone are brightly-colored paintings of Colonial Annapolis life. Gone is the crumbling molding. Gone is the blue-painted trim.
Annapolis city officials last week celebrated their renovated council chambers in City Hall, starting the Monday council meeting...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances.
During the past...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:12 AM
On its face, "History come to life" isn't the most memorable of corporate sayings, like "Good to the last drop" or "It keeps going and going …"
Yet it would be hard to argue that Thomas Saunders and his company, Renaissance Productions & Tours,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:50 AM
50 Years Ago
"Local Talent Entertains at Harriet Tubman, PTA.
"The Harriet Tubman High School PTA held its first activity for the year, an October Feast.
"In reality, this was a 'kick off' dinner to start the PTA membership drive,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:09 AM
While it saddened me to read recently of the attendance troubles at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, I was not surprised. In a city where museums generally exceed expectations, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum has always left something to be desired.