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    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 Valarie Matthews, two sisters trying to make a difference in...

    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 the Rev. Mrs. Nannie Gibbs, a community leader from the...

    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 salute to historical Baltimore Black visual artists. Baltimore "MASTERS" Art of the Ancestors...

    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 her accomplishments. The event took place at Brookdale Towson, a...

    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 Bowers, a D.C. resident who has been leading the fight...

    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 who started a National Guard unit in D.C. Following the Civil...

    African-American Civil War Museum Hosts Black History Month Kickoff

    Because the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture won’t open on the National Mall until this September, the D.C. Black History Celebration Committee and the African American Civil War Museum kicked...

    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 Scotland, the first Black woman to inducted into the Greater...

    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 general manager of the Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission. She is...

    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, a Baltimore native who went from making music to fighting...

    Delores Green Takes Care of Others in Annapolis

    For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the community. This week we sit with Delores Green, an Annapolis native who has been helping others since...

    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 with Frank Wills, the security guard who blew the whistle...

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