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The year 1862 turned out to be a big year for Washington County and the United States. On Sept. 17, 1862 — 150 years ago — two armies collided outside the sleepy little town of Sharpsburg along the banks of Antietam Creek. That day would...
George Washington Carver said, “Where there is no vision, there is no hope,” a quote that is befitting the recent decision of the Washington County Commissioners and the Hagerstown Mayor and City Council to fund a multiuse sports and events...
To appreciate the present, we must remember the past To the editor: It is interesting how times and educational fads change. In a recent column in The Herald-Mail, the writer mentioned a supposedly relatively obscure famous black person — George...
email@example.comLeon Brumback, a longtime educator in Washington County Public Schools who blazed new trails as a black student, was remembered during a ceremony Sunday as one who was the “wind under the wings” of countless students in the county. Brumback...
Most people know that February is Black History Month. Many have heard of many famous and important contributors to the advancement of this great nation, such as Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall and many others....
As you read this column, it is Feb. 22, which is George Washington’s birthday. Monday was Presidents Day, which is the observance of the birthdays of Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Both men were intimately involved in agriculture and education....
Of the 11 Baltimore County public high schools rated among the nation's 2,000 top schools, according to the third annual Newsweek/Daily Beast survey of "America's Best High Schools," Hereford High School ranks No. 1 in the county. The list, published...
"Peeples" is an African-American "Meet the Parents" that slips funnyman Craig Robinson into the Ben Stiller role. Casting the musically minded Robinson in this formula comedy about screwing up your first encounter with your potential in-laws is like...
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...
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I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives. But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
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. The Ashburton...
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...
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