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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....
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...
Tags: Human Interest, Education, Arts and Culture, Arts, Barack Obama
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...
The George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology showed off its sophisticated building, stellar amenities and talented students during its official dedication Tuesday. The $88 million green building opened this school year in Towson for...
Tags: Culture, Education, Arts and Culture, Entertainment, Music
George Washington Carver was a scientist who did more to raise the peanut's public profile than any other figure in American life, with the possible exception of former farmer-turned-president Jimmy Carter and Planters' Mr. Peanut. Carver's work with...
A year of advocacy was punctuated with celebration Wednesday morning, June 6, as construction of a 200-seat addition to Stoneleigh Elementary School began with a ceremonial groundbreaking. "Less than a year ago, we were saying, 'What are we going to do?'...
Los Angeles Times Frank Godden, who played a significant role in the development of Val Verde, a secluded and long-closed local resort community known as "the black Palm Springs," has died. He was 101. Godden, who had cancer, died Aug. 3 at his Los...
Baltimore County Public Schools' Superintendent S. Dallas Dance will be the featured guest of a Newsmaker Forum sponsored by the Baltimore Sun on Thursday, Sept. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. at the new George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology,...
The parking lot was overflowing and the halls were bustling, yet there was still room. Lots of it. In the halls and classrooms of the former George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology, on York Road, in Towson, there was room to move and...
Tags: Towson, Politics, Entertainment, Schools, Education
Dallas Dance knew a little of what the Perry Hall High School students were going through Monday after a student was critically wounded in the cafeteria by another student. His senior year at Armstrong High School in Richmond, Va., a 14-year-old...
WDBJ7 ReporterHe's in charge of thousands of soldiers and traveled around the world for decades fighting for our country. Today General Dennis Via came back to his roots. This was an entrance only few men and women receive, and one students in Martinsville and...
Dylan Guest's elementary school world was full of frustration and embarrassment. Everything about his special education classes was a struggle. He came home each day demoralized and asked his mother why people called him a "retard." And then in fifth...
Tags: Middle Schools, Artists, Education, Schools, Arts and Culture
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