Wednesday Marks 100th Birthday For Late Author Alex HaleyWednesday marks the 100th birthday of the late author, Alex Haley. Haley died at the age of 70 on February 10, 1992, in Seattle but part of his work from his popular story about family history stemmed from Maryland.
Baltimore's Walters Art Museum Confronts Namesakes' Support Of Slavery, ConfederacyLeadership with the Walters Art Museum published findings Monday about its founders' support for Confederate causes.
Baltimore's Memorial Episcopal Church Commits $500K In Reparations After Learning Founder Owned SlavesWhen leaders of Baltimore's historic Memorial Episcopal Church learned of its surprising ties to slavery, they voted to remove the plaques honoring its founders. But it didn't stop there; they're committing $500,000 in reparations over the next five years.
Whipping Post Removed From Delaware Courthouse SquareAn 8-foot (2.4 meters) tall whipping post was removed from a Delaware county courthouse square Wednesday after activists said the post was a reminder of racial discrimination.
Delaware To Remove Whipping Post Display From State GroundsDelaware officials are set to remove a whipping post that was historically used to hold people as they were publicly lashed for committing crimes.
'It's A Big Day For Us': Maryland Celebrates Juneteenth As Demonstrators Say More Work For Equality RemainsAcross the nation and in Maryland, countless Americans celebrated Juneteenth Friday, the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States.
New Goucher College Initiative To Study Role Of Slavery, Racism On Campus LandThe school said its Hallowed Ground Project is designed to educate students about the largely-forgotten history of enslaved people who once lived on what is now its campus.
Maryland Remembers 170th Anniversary Of Harriet Tubman's Self-Liberation From SlaveryTuesday marked the 170th anniversary of Harriet Tubman's self-liberation from her enslavement on the Eastern Shore.
Gov. Hogan Recognizes Juneteenth, Calls Again For US Treasury To Release Harriet Tubman $20 Bill
Heartwarming Photo Of Little Girl Touching Harriet Tubman Mural In MarylandA heartwarming image of a little girl reaching out to touch the hand of Harriet Tubman in a Maryland mural has gone viral.
Lutherville Church Celebrates 150 Years Of Sunday ServicesSt. John's United Methodist celebrated the big milestone Sunday with a special celebration service, with pastors and parishioners from the past as well as elected leaders.
Georgetown Students Vote In Favor Of Paying Reparations To The Descendants Of The Slaves Who Made The School PossibleOfficials said that while student referendums help express student perspectives, they "do not create university policy and are not binding on the university."
Georgetown Students To Vote On Slavery Reparations FundGeorgetown University students are considering a fee benefiting the descendants of enslaved people sold to pay off the school's debts.
Supreme Court Justice Family Apologizes To Family Of SlaveThe family of the chief justice who presided over the Supreme Court 160 years ago apologized to the family of a slave who sued for his freedom.
Anacostia Museum Features Slave Family's Story In Civil WarThe Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum is opening a new exhibit exploring the struggles and achievements of one slave family in Maryland before and after the Civil War.