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  • Celebrating Juneteenth with Canadian history

    Celebrating Juneteenth with Canadian history
    February isn't the only time to celebrate black history, and the importance of June 19 is a prime example of why. Juneteenth* is just around the corner, and trips like these are a great way to explore the U.S. and Canada's natural and educational history....
  • "Giant Steps to Change the World" by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee

    "Giant Steps to Change the World" by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee
    "Giant Steps to Change the World" By Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee, illustrated by Sean Qualls Simon & Schuster, $16.99, ages 6-9 "On some days your dreams may seem too far away to realize." What about those who dreamed before you? "They made giant...
  • Elizabeth Catlett blended art, social goals

    One of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
  • It's a wrap for General Assembly regular session

    ANNAPOLIS - The 2012 General Assembly session closed without an agreement between the House of Delegates and the Senate on an operating budget for the state. Many other bills passed or failed during the 90-day session. Budget and Casino Gambling The...
  • Allen West sees communists lurking in Congress

      The blogosphere is again abuzz over a rhetorical flourish from U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation. Introducing himself to Martin County voters in the new district he hopes to win in November, West said he’s heard up to 80 of his Democratic...
  • Howard County events calendar

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • History Matters: Chicken farmers enjoy Baltimore Poultry Show in 1912

    100 Years Ago The chicken and the egg From the Sykesville column: "The chicken farmers of Sykesville who visited the Baltimore Poultry Show in the Fifth Armory were enthusiastic in their praise of the show's exhibits. Mr. George Schrame who entered...
  • O'Malley proposes major renovations at state parks

    O'Malley proposes major renovations at state parks
    Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to spend nearly $23 million to improve Maryland's often-maligned state parks, proposing widespread renovations for a system that critics say has been deteriorating for more than a decade. The money would go toward highly...
  • Picture-perfect world awaits in 'Places" exhibit at Columbia Art Center

    You might walk into the Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit titled "Places" expecting to see familiar Howard County places showcased on the walls of the Columbia Art Center. Well, bring along your passport. This exhibit proves that these camera-wielding...
  • 'The Interrupters': Trying to stop the street violence

    It's a war without national boundaries, military uniforms or state-sanctioned weapons. But it is a war and an epidemic of violence raging on the streets of one of the largest U.S. cities. Yet the shootings in Chicago often go ignored. PBS' gripping...
  • Should We End Black History Month?

    Should We End Black History Month?
    More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...