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Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...
Nick Mosby bounded along a row of ninth-grade boys at Baltimore's Civitas School with the energy of a football player about to dart onto the field. Citing his own upbringing by a single mother, he urged the young men to aim higher than the temptations...
“I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting system through which God speaks to us every hour, if we only tune in.” —George Washington Carver I learned to read at Poage Elementary School in Ashland. The library was located in...
In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
Tags: Harvard University, Maine, Woody Allen, Bible, Elections
As a Casey Anthony hearing broke for lunch Wednesday, Chief Judge Belvin Perry walked across his courtroom and up to a podium facing not the witness stand or the bench, but television cameras. In minutes, Perry went from assessing arcane testimony...
Top of the TicketDemocrat Obama tells Memphis' Booker T. Washington grads he's proud of them....
When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson. Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
William P. Foster dies at 91; conductor broke racial barriers and revolutionized marching band styleAt the University of Kansas in the late 1930s, William P. Foster was barred from joining the marching band because he was black. When he graduated in 1941, he aspired to direct a band but the school's dean of music told him "there were no jobs for...
Varsity Times InsiderI typed "Moriah Johnson Tuskegee" into a Google search, leading to some interesting results. The top item was a WikiAnswers.com page in which someone posted the question "Where is Moriah Johnson going to play basketball?" Someone posted the answer "some.....
Orlando SentinelTwo decades ago, Eatonville used its link to Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston to get noticed by the world. Now, as the community attempts to transform itself into a major African-American cultural destination, leaders are struggling to define...
Tags: Marketing, History, Children, Eatonville, Zora Neale Hurston
Staff reporterTuskegee Airmen fought on many battlefields, foreign and domestic yet were under acknowledged and under appreciated. As the surviving Tuskegee Airmen were saluted by their newest Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama, riding past his Inaugural...
Special to the TribuneGeorge Washington Carver. For many of us, the name triggers memory cells of 4th-grade history reports and social studies with Mrs. Nesbitt. For long before there was even such a thing as Black History Month, Carver stood out as one of the most famous...
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