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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...