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

Rev. Mrs. Nannie Gibbs, Leader in Cherry Hill Community, Buried

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

Horse Taxi Beats the Gas Shortage

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

New Suburban Sanitation Commission CEO Pushes for Employee Progress

For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important community heroes. This week we sit with Carla Reid, CEO and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Blind Man Who Refused To Be Handicapped

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

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....

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,...

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...