Civil rights movement

For All The World To Hear

Oral, Visual History Exhibit Showcases Civil Rights In Baltimore

“For All The World To Hear” is the name of a project at UMBC featuring personal stories about the civil rights struggle in Baltimore.

02/11/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Proposes Expanding Early Voting

While Marylanders observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, state lawmakers are asked to expand on voting laws.

01/21/2013

MLK Day

Local Students Continue Dr. King’s Dream In Their Communities

Nearly 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream Speech,” a group of elementary and middle school students are learning the importance of his message.

01/21/2013

shirley murdock

Former R&B Turned Gospel Star Performs With National Symphony Orchestra

From R&B hits to gospel sensation, Shirley Murdock performed this weekend with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C. — but not before speaking with WJZ.

01/09/2012

morgan state exhibit

Morgan State Exhibit Sheds New Light On The Civil Rights Movement

Before the civil rights movement, one local university was at the forefront. Today, Morgan State is rewriting the history book.

11/10/2011

dr. helena hicks

Baltimore Civil Rights Activist Talks About Being Influenced By MLK

From a young age, Dr. Helena Hicks became an active part of the civil rights movement.

10/14/2011

Marcus Garvey Wood

Dr. Martin Luther King Colleague Remembers His Legacy

For many people, the opening of the MLK memorial causes them to pause and remember the life of Dr. King and where they were during the Civil Rights Movement.

08/22/2011

Reads Drug Store

Activist Wants Read’s To Stay A Historic Landmark

After much debate and discussion by city leaders, one Baltimore building is now a historic landmark and some city leaders and activists want it to stay that way.

04/17/2011

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