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  • Gil Lebreton: No Tiger, no problem, thanks to Jordan Spieth

    No Tiger, no problem.
  • A star-studded tribute to blacks on TV, yesterday and today

    When Oprah Winfrey was a youngster, the mere sighting of an African-American on television was occasion to alert all the neighbors, she recalled. "We would call them to say, 'Colored people are on TV! Colored people are on!'" The only black child she was...

    DC art students memorialize Jesse Owens

    A tribute to Olympic hero Jesse Owens now is proudly on display at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center in Northwest thanks to students at a nearby arts school. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and other city officials were on hand last month for...

    Masterful Masters: Tiger Woods' 1997 majors breakthrough

    Masterful Masters: Tiger Woods' 1997 majors breakthrough
    AUGUSTA, Ga. — His son was in the middle of a Sunday afternoon back-nine test, fearlessly plowing through golf's most revered course with preternatural poise. Earl Woods knew the coronation was coming. At that point any anxiety his 21-year-old...

    West County: Local group celebrated read-in for Black History Month

    West County: Local group celebrated read-in for Black History Month
    In honor of Black History Month, the Anne Arundel County Chapter of the Continental Societies Inc. presented an African-American Read-In at Frank Hebron-Harman Elementary School in Hanover during the first week in February. The Continental Societies...