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Black History

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Finalists Share Inspiring Words At WJZ Black History Oratory Contest

As part our Continuing Community Commitment, the WJZ Black History Oratory Contest was held Sunday. And once again, it brought out some of Baltimore’s best and brightest students.

02/16/2014

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U.S. Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts On National Mall

Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.

11/19/2013

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Winning WJZ Black History Oratory Speech Shows Power Of Strong Mothers

It takes skill to engage a crowd on just words. And for 14-year-old Joshua Campbell, he did just that at WJZ’s Black History Oratory Contest.

02/18/2013

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Black History Museum Seeks New Home In Hagerstown

hat started as the Doleman family’s personal collection of artifacts in 1972 has grown into an untold story of African-American history and culture in Hagerstown and Washington County.

10/17/2012

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Montgomery Co. To Swear In First Female Black Judge

Karla Smith smiles easily for someone who has seen the worst that people have to offer.

08/27/2012

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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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Md. Woman Makes Black History In Baltimore County Fire Department

A Baltimore County paramedic is being hailed a trailblazer. No other African-American woman has reached her rank.

02/09/2012

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Md. Black History Museum Plans Civil War Event

A Baltimore museum dedicated to the history of Maryland’s black residents is planning an event marking the abolition of slavery in the state.

08/01/2011

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National Parks Offer Special Look At Black History

National parks and historic sites in D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia are hosting events and
exhibits to highlight black history in the region.

02/05/2011