| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:41 AM
A highlight of this year's Black Harvest Film Festival (which begins this weekend and continues throughout the month) will likely be an early look at one of the most anticipated documentaries of the year: "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley."
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Diamond, Mo. -- Lem Sheppard is singing the blues, but the crowd at the 70th annual Carver Day is happy to hear him.
“I used to come out here of course, with my kids,” said Sheppard.
Sheppard, a Pittsburg, Kan. based blues, jazz, and folk...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:10 AM
It was May 10 and it was cold outside and I was inside, at a downtown bar/restaurant awaiting the arrival of the distinguished Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano, which latest book is titled "Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History."
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Rev. Gertie T. Williams feels very much at home when she volunteers at the restored Ellicott City Colored School on Frederick Road.
The Howard County native's ease in her surroundings is for good reason: From grades one through seven, she attended a...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Fourteen-year-old Caitlyn Fernandes of Dayton has dreams of one day being an actress, but when she landed a role in a television special that will air this week on Maryland Public Television, it wasn't the bright lights that attracted her attention. It...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Percy Nicholson, a retired co-owner of two West Baltimore cleaning establishments where he cared for the clothing of African-American performers who played the fabled Royal Theatre, died Monday of heart failure at Manor Care Falls Road.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Tara M.Adelberg, KiaraMichelle Alexander, April Ashley Allen, Antonio Dwayne Allender, Guy Alon, Josh C. Arinze, Maximilliam WildeAshley, Elizabeth Grace Astor, Ryan Michael AuCoin, Alexander Joseph Ayers
Arielle Jennifer Baird, Aubrey Baird, Rachel...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:44 AM
While all Maryland students are required to complete at least 75 service-learning hours before graduation, many Baltimore County Public Schools students far exceed this minimum requirement — earning as many as 7,500 hours.
Among those students who...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:59 PM
DIAMOND, Mo. -- Southwest Missouri is home to a giant of American history, George Washington Carver. February's designation as "Black History Month" provides an ideal time to recognize the profound and permanent mark made by Carver on American life....
| May 7, 2013
| 6:06 AM
The activities room on the far side of Lutherville Laboratory Elementary School on York Road is full of jazz dancers dressed in black leggings and tank tops on a recent Wednesday afternoon. The room smells of team spirit, the beat of the music races...