Racial tensions erupt both inside and outside of Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill over the past week. Now school officials and the police are coming together to try to put an end to the violence.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has ordered flags at half staff in Maryland in honor of Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., Baltimore City’s first African-American Police Commissioner, who died Tuesday at age 86.
The Maryland Army National Guard is getting a new leader.
Archaeology students have been sifting through a little patch of ground on Maryland’s Eastern Shore this summer, seeking evidence that it was home to the nation’s first free African-American community.
The African-American Festival comes back to M&T Bank Stadium.
Genetics can play a big role in getting cancer. A new study shows a breast cancer causing gene is surprisingly common in African American women with the disease.
The remains of the Baltimore nun who started the world’s first black Catholic order have been returned to the nuns who carry on her work.
The promotion of Captain Charline B. Stokes makes her the first African American female to attain the rank of battalion chief in the 154-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is asking for an additional $4.1 million in his supplemental budget to go directly to the state’s four historically black colleges and universities or their students.
Rick Smith usually teaches chemistry at McDaniel College, but during the school’s January term, he teaches students how to research their genealogy. He doesn’t have any trouble getting students to sign up for the class, which combines genealogical research methods and actual documentation efforts of African-American cemeteries in Frederick County.
It’s a history lesson wrapped into artwork. A Baltimore artist is paying tribute to little known African American inventors for Black History Month.
While it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?