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Black History Month

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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.

02/05/2014

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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.

02/04/2014

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Amtrak Marking Black History Month In Baltimore

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

02/21/2013

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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.

02/19/2013

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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.

02/17/2013

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.

02/17/2013

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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.

02/15/2013

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Smithsonian Hosts Program Series On Black History

The Smithsonian is celebrating Black History Month with a series of programs in February.

02/07/2013

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Baltimore Museum Has New Exhibit For Black History Month

Black History Month ends in a few days and that’s still enough time to celebrate African-American heroes, especially those from Maryland.

02/25/2012

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Soulful Symphony Celebrates Black History Month At Hippodrome

He studied music with the late Dr. Nathan Carter at Morgan State University and went on to the Peabody Institute. This talented musician and composer is now bringing his music to the Hippodrome Theatre in honor of Black History Month.

02/23/2012

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Obama Helps Break Ground On Black History Museum

President Barack Obama heralded a new national black history museum as “not just a record of tragedy, but a celebration of life” as he marked Wednesday’s groundbreaking of the long-sought-after museum on the National Mall.

02/22/2012

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Ashia Ryan Named Winner Of Oratory Contest

As part of our Continuing Community Commitment, WJZ celebrates Black History Month. Our own Kai Jackson was the emcee for this year’s oratory contest at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

02/20/2012

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