African American

Trailblazing Delegate To Be Memorialized In PortraitOne of the longest serving delegates and the first African American woman to chair a General Assembly legislative committee is being memorialized in a portrait.
Baltimore, DC Celebrate Martin Luther King Day With Concerts, Free EventsA free concert with Natalie Cole, free entrance to Port Discovery and art shows, performances, children's activities at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.
Tensions Rise At Digital Harbor High Between African-American & Latino StudentsRacial 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.
Md. Remembers Baltimore's First African-American Top Cop, Bishop Lee RobinsonGov. 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.
New Assistant Adjutant General For Md. Army GuardThe Maryland Army National Guard is getting a new leader.
Eastern Shore Dig Seeks Proof Of 1st Free Black CommunityArchaeology 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.
Hundreds Of Thousands Expected To Attend African-American FestivalThe African-American Festival comes back to M&T Bank Stadium.
Defective Breast Cancer Gene Common In African American WomenGenetics 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.
1st Order Of African American Nuns Prays Its Founder Will Be Made SaintThe 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.
Baltimore City Fire Department Promotes First African-American Female Battalion ChiefThe 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.
Md.'s Historically Black Colleges Included In Supplemental BudgetGov. 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.
African American Cemeteries Tell Unique StoryRick 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.
Track Weather On The Go With Our App!

Listen Live