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

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...