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Celebration of Black Culture

Port Discovery hosts ‘I Have A Dream Weekend’

Families flocked to Port Discovery last weekend in search of a meaningful way to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many were pleasantly surprised to walk into an array of planned activities sponsored by the children’s museum ...
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Annapolis unifies in celebration of MLK Day, educator honored

The City of Annapolis and the Annapolis community continued their collaboration to commemorate the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 3rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Parade and live concert on Jan.16.
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MLK’s legacy for black America in 2017

As the United States of America and the global community salutes, recognizes and commemorates the 88th birthday of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is a providential time to reassess the meaning and challenges of his legacy for ...
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Black History Calendar, Resource Guide Offers Timeless Knowledge

You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been.
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Paul Henderson: Photographing Morgan (1947-1955) exhibit at Morgan State

The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) proudly announces the opening of its popular traveling exhibition of the work of photojournalist Paul Henderson on February 2, 2016 at Morgan University's James E. Lewis Museum of Art.
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Black Theatre Symposium scheduled at University of Maryland

Like megastars Sidney Poitier, the late Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, a host of African-American film stars have also mastered the black theater.
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Choral concert honors longtime organist

James Spencer Hammond has always been the kind of person that simply wants to do his job well. Attention has never been high on his list of wants and, those who know him, say it’s difficult to find someone more ...
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Stevie Wonder tribute may have been better than Grammys

It was a big night for one of music's biggest stars.
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw brings depth to ‘Beyond The Lights’

Honored this past October with the “Emerging Icon” award from Elle Magazine at the celebration for their 21st annual “Women in Hollywood” issue, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an actress on the rise.
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Denzel Washington plays ‘Equalizer’ with signature quiet intensity

Denzel Washington reteams with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua in the action thriller, The Equalizer.
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Caribbean roots of black church explored

Dr. Noel Leo Erskine investigates the history of the black church in his latest book, “Plantation Church: How African American Religion Was Born in Caribbean Slavery.”
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For Whom It Stands: The flag and the American people

Awarded Best Historical Exhibition 2014 by Baltimore Magazine, the exhibition For Whom It Stands: The Flag and the American People, relaunches September 10, 2014 with newly added objects that represent iconic moments in U.S. history.
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J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise release rousing new anthem

The dynamic and much-celebrated music ensemble J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise has released a powerful new song of joy and inspiration entitled “Bless Me.”
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The 2014 American Black Film Festival

In 18 years, the American Black Film Festival has migrated from Acapulco, Mexico, to Los Angeles to Miami and now New York City. The locations have varied; the mission to bring African heritage films to audiences has not.
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