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Website Chronicles Lives Of Blacks In Civil War

In May 1862, Robert Ford was captured by Confederate soldiers and sent to the officers’ jail in Richmond, Va., known as Libby Prison. A black resident of Frederick in his early 30s, Ford had been working as a teamster for the Union Army’s quartermaster.

02/22/2013

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DOJ Investigating Hiring Of African-Americans In Baltimore County

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating possible racial discrimination in hiring by police and fire departments in Baltimore County.

02/22/2012

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Smithsonian Hosts ‘The Black List’ Portraits In D.C.

Whoopi Goldberg, John Legend, Sean Combs and Serena Williams now have a place in the National Portrait Gallery in a new show featuring leading black figures from entertainment, politics, sports and business.

10/27/2011

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Census: More African-Americans In South Moving To Suburbs

African-Americans in the South are shunning city life for the suburbs at the highest levels in decades, rapidly integrating large metropolitan areas that were historically divided between inner-city blacks and suburban whites.

03/17/2011