WJZ's Annual Black History Oratory Competition 2020WJZ’s Annual Black History Oratory Competition begins on January 1, 2020 and is open to all Maryland high school students in grades 9-12.
New African Children's Museum Set To Open In Baltimore, First In The CountryA new children's museum in the works for northwest Baltimore is hoping to shed light on a sometimes-forgotten chapter of black history.
'The Green Book' Is More Than An Oscar-Winning Film. It Was A Reality For Blacks In The 1960s.The film "The Green Book" won 3 Oscars, including Best Picture. But it's not a work of fiction; it was a reality for blacks across America in the 1960s. Baltimore has its own history with the green book.
Black American Journey Finally Enshrined in National MuseumWhen the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opens this week alongside the Washington Monument and the National Museum of American History, it will firmly -- and finally -- anchor the black experience in the nation's narrative.
Finalists Share Inspiring Words At WJZ Black History Oratory ContestAs 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.
U.S. Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts On National MallCrews 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.
Winning WJZ Black History Oratory Speech Shows Power Of Strong MothersIt 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.
Black History Museum Seeks New Home In Hagerstownhat 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.
Montgomery Co. To Swear In First Female Black JudgeKarla Smith smiles easily for someone who has seen the worst that people have to offer.
Baltimore Museum Has New Exhibit For Black History MonthBlack History Month ends in a few days and that's still enough time to celebrate African-American heroes, especially those from Maryland.
Md. Woman Makes Black History In Baltimore County Fire DepartmentA Baltimore County paramedic is being hailed a trailblazer. No other African-American woman has reached her rank.
Md. Black History Museum Plans Civil War EventA Baltimore museum dedicated to the history of Maryland's black residents is planning an event marking the abolition of slavery in the state.
National Parks Offer Special Look At Black HistoryNational parks and historic sites in D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia are hosting events and exhibits to highlight black history in the region.