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

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...

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...

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...

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...

D.C. Freedom Rider Remembers Battle Against Inequality

Almost 50 years ago, the Rev. Reginald Green stood among violent racists in the American South and challenged segregation. Now he serves as the...

Two Sisters Work to Empower Baltimore Families

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes. We start off this week with Shannon Morgan and...

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...

Black History Month at The Fredrick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum

In honor of Black history month, The Fredrick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum will be hosting an exhibition entitled Baltimore "MASTERS" Art of the Ancestors a...

The $80-A-Week Guard Who ‘Blew the Whistle’ On Watergate

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. We start off this week...

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,...

Margaret Armstrong, A Founder of Baltimore School, Turns 100

Margaret DeMan Armstrong, a founder of the Baltimore School for the Arts celebrated her 100th birthday Jan. 30 with loved ones honoring her and...