AFRO Black History 2016: Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

AFRO Black History 2016: Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories

Category for AFRO Black History 2016 articles / coverage

DC man is first pilot with Western Air Lines

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the archives. This week we spotlight Fredrick M....

African-American Civil War Museum Hosts Black History Month Kickoff

Because the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture won’t open on the National Mall until this September, the D.C. Black History...

D.C. Freedom Rider Remembers Battle Against Inequality

Almost 50 years ago, the Rev. Reginald Green stood among violent racists in the American South and challenged segregation. Now he serves as the...

Margaret Armstrong, A Founder of Baltimore School, Turns 100

Margaret DeMan Armstrong, a founder of the Baltimore School for the Arts celebrated her 100th birthday Jan. 30 with loved ones honoring her and...

Ramone Messam Turns Young Dreams Into Reality

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important community heroes. This week we sit with Ramone Messam, who helps...

Black History Month at The Fredrick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum

In honor of Black history month, The Fredrick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum will be hosting an exhibition entitled Baltimore "MASTERS" Art of the Ancestors a...

The $80-A-Week Guard Who ‘Blew the Whistle’ On Watergate

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. We start off this week...

For Baltimore’s Fern Scotland, It was a long road to bowling’s pinnacle

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. This week we spotlight Fern...

Museum Tells History of Local Black Aviators

For Black History Month, the ‘AFRO’ presents a series of articles highlighting important community heroes. This week we sit with the College Park Aviation...

David Bowers: Warrior for Affordable Housing

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the community. This week we sit with David...

Woman Watch Repairer Gets Hall of Fame Bid

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. We start off this week...

Kwame Rose, a Positive Ignition for Social Change

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the archives. This week we spotlight Kwame Rose,...