Black History Month


The Avenue Bakery Presented With ‘Small Business Award’

A major honor was given to one of the most popular business owners on Pennsylvania Avenue in celebration of Black History Month.



National Aquarium Celebrates Black History Month

The National Aquarium has a special evening planned for Black History Month.



Md. Museum To Hold Talk In Honor Of Black History Month

Two professors who have written books using the Civil War-era diaries of free African Americans will speak at a Baltimore museum for Black History Month.


marc cottman

Lifelong Baltimorean Uses Art To Bring Happiness, Thoughtfulness To Others

His life was secure with a good job as an architectural engineer, but this lifelong Baltimorean decided to do something else.



Reginald F. Lewis Museum Announces Black History Month Events

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Reginald F. Lewis Museum has announced its events for Black History Month. The events will focus on the Civil War and Antebellum periods, the Civil Rights Movement and the present day. […]


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U.S. Archives To Display Emancipation Proclamation

The National Archives is placing the original Emancipation Proclamation on display in Washington to mark Black History Month.


Marc Cottman art

Prolific Baltimore Artist Didn’t Hesitate To Pursue His Dream

Fifteen years ago, Marc Cottman left his job as an architectural engineer to pursue his passion and that passion has turned into a successful career as an artist.



Amtrak Marking Black History Month In Baltimore

Amtrak will be celebrating Black History Month at Baltimore’s Penn Station.



Bowie State Musicians To Honor Jazz Legend

Student musicians from Bowie State University will perform the music of the late jazz saxophonist and arranger, Rick Henderson, in honor of Black History Month.


black history month contest winner, Joshua Campbell

Black History Oratory Contest Winners Have Inspirational Stories

Inspirational stories at Sunday’s Black History Oratory Contest. For years, WJZ has been a proud sponsor of the event.


Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

See what the Great Blacks in Wax Museum has planned for Black History Month. Also, we have the latest on chocolate trends.


Mark Cottman black inventors piece

Artist Mark Cottman’s Latest Work Pays Tribute To Unsung Black Inventors

It’s a history lesson wrapped into artwork. A Baltimore artist is paying tribute to little known African American inventors for Black History Month.