AFRO Black History 2016: Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

AFRO Black History 2016: Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

Category for AFRO Black History 2016 articles / coverage

For Baltimore’s Fern Scotland, It was a long road to bowling’s pinnacle

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. This week we spotlight Fern...

Ramone Messam Turns Young Dreams Into Reality

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important community heroes. This week we sit with Ramone Messam, who helps...

Museum Tells History of Local Black Aviators

For Black History Month, the ‘AFRO’ presents a series of articles highlighting important community heroes. This week we sit with the College Park Aviation...

DC man is first pilot with Western Air Lines

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the archives. This week we spotlight Fredrick M....

New Suburban Sanitation Commission CEO Pushes for Employee Progress

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important community heroes. This week we sit with Carla Reid, CEO and...

Ex-Slave Vets Started D.C. National Guard Unit

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. This week’s heroes are ex-slaves...

Kwame Rose, a Positive Ignition for Social Change

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the archives. This week we spotlight Kwame Rose,...

The Blind Man Who Refused To Be Handicapped

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the archives. This week we spotlight Robert Coleman,...

David Bowers: Warrior for Affordable Housing

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the community. This week we sit with David...

Horse Taxi Beats the Gas Shortage

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. This week’s hero is Robert...

Haynes Champions the Need for HBCUs

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the community. This week we sit with Leonard...

Rev. Mrs. Nannie Gibbs, Leader in Cherry Hill Community, Buried

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. This week, the obituary of...