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.
Maryland Marks 150 Years Since End Of SlaveryMaryland is celebrating the 150th anniversary marking the end of slavery in the state, a milestone that came after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Local Muslim Groups Condemn Kidnappings Of Nigerian SchoolgirlsMedia advisers from the United States and around the world are heading to Nigeria to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by a terrorist group.
Penn Station Marks Contributions In Railroading From African-American Men And WomenAll aboard on a trip through black history. Penn Station celebrates contributions to the railroad from former workers.
Md. Could Rescind 1861 Vote To Protect SlaverySeveral months before the U.S. Civil War, Maryland and three other states voted for a constitutional amendment protecting their rights to allow slavery. This year lawmakers could rescind that vote.
Historian Aims To Honor 150th Emancipation DateIn 2007, the Annapolis City Council passed a bill apologizing for slavery. The legislation also called for a time of education in the last week of October.
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.
Researcher: Slaves Quarried Stone For SmithsonianNew research has found that the red sandstone for one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall, the Smithsonian Castle, was quarried by slaves.
Lincoln's Cottage In D.C. Tackles Modern SlaveryThe house where President Abraham Lincoln drafted the Emancipation Proclamation some 150 years ago is confronting the reality that more people are held in modern-day slavery than at the height of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.