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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Woman Watch Repairer Gets Hall of Fame Bid

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...