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  • Evanston rounds out Black History Month at new community center

    Evanston rounds out Black History Month at new community center
    Residents and city officials gathered Feb. 28 for a Black History Month event at the new Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center.
  • Hope Horowitz: Fight the 'hidden crime' of human trafficking

    Sunday is an important day in the United States since the Super Bowl will take place between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks. People will be heading to the Phoenix area to watch the game and root for their teams. This will be a great day...

    Images of emancipation on Maryland's 150th anniversary

    Images of emancipation on Maryland's 150th anniversary
    Deborah Willis is familiar with the history of slavery. She co-wrote "Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery," a collection of photographs spanning from emancipation to the New Deal. But she said not enough is taught about...

    Emancipation Day programs

    Emancipation Day programs
    To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Day in Maryland on Nov. 1, Howard County Heritage sites will participate in a day of special programming that is free and open to the public. Additional parking for Ellicott City events will be...

    Annapolis celebrates 150 years of freedom

    Annapolis celebrates 150 years of freedom
    When President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation that took effect Jan. 1, 1863, the document didn't apply to Maryland. That's because Lincoln "did not want to turn off or anger those border states with slaves that had remained...