Nefertiti Griffin Wins WJZ Black History Oratory Competition 2021WJZ is proud to sponsor the Oratory Contest held during Black History Month, where students from across the state choose a quote from significant figures in the African American community that spoke to them and explained why it has defined their lives.
West Baltimore Native, Descendent Of Slaves On Last US-Bound Ship From Africa, Shares Family's LegacyWhen you turn the page to 1860, it’s hard to not feel the pain and suffering. The suffering of those ripped from their homeland in Africa and brought to America on what is believed to be the last slave ship to arrive in the U.S. - the Clotilda.
WJZ's Black History Oratory Competition Goes Virtual Due To COVID-19 PandemicWJZ continues to celebrate Black History Month with our annual Black History Oratory Competition.
Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Shows Off More Than 10K Objects Of Black HistoryA permanent exhibit at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum rich with Maryland's past is pivotal in outlining the state's future.
Unit Of Maryland National Guard, Once All Black, Continues Work More Than 70 Years After FormationMore than seven decades of service and tradition are still protecting Maryland today.
'I'm Just Super Excited' | Under Armour Teams Up With Activist, Photographer Devin Allen For Shoe CollectionTo celebrate Black History Month, Under Armour is calling on one of its own to shine a light on the youth of Maryland.
Baltimore's Guinness Open Gate Brewery Creates New Beer For Black History MonthThe Guinness Open Gate Brewery has created a new beer to celebrate Black History Month.
Multiple Black History Month Events Announced In MarylandGov. Larry Hogan is recognizing historic African American figures in Maryland's history.
Under Armour Teams Up With Activist, Photographer Devin Allen For CollectionFrom being on the cover of Time Magazine, to now having his own collection with Under Armour, photographer and activist Devin Allen is putting Baltimore front and center once again.
Union Leader Turned Playwright's 'The Moment Was Now' Explores Baltimore's Post-Civil War Social Justice ClimateAs Black History Month ends, a new play explores what Baltimore was like 150 years ago when the 15th amendment giving black men the right to vote was ratified.
Meet Adjo Evonlah, The Winner Of WJZ's Black History Month Oratory CompetitionA Northwest High School senior took first place at WJZ's Black History Month Oratory Competition over the weekend.
Ravens' Chris Wormley Stops By Career Day At Montebello Elementary Middle SchoolSome Baltimore students got a unique group of visitors for their career day on Monday: Ravens defensive end Chris Wormley.
Late Rep. Elijah Cummings Honored At Black History Month CelebrationThe celebration hosted by J4P Associates in Baltimore honored Cummings' life and legacy.
Howard County Police Recognize 5 African American Law Enforcement Officers In Honor Of Black History MonthIn honor of Black History Month, Howard County is making sure African Americans in law enforcement are being noticed for their hard work.
Salisbury University Cancels Classes, Holds Town Hall In Wake Of Latest Racist Graffiti IncidentAround 200 Salisbury University students turned out for a town hall forum Thursday as the school deals with another instance of racist graffiti being found on campus this academic year.