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Black History Month

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Md. Senator Seeking Harriet Tubman National Parks

Sen. Ben Cardin is calling again for the establishment of national parks honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

02/11/2013

Martin Luther King,Jr. (3rd from L) walks with supporters during the "March on Washington" on August 28, 1963. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Experience History: Smithsonian Celebrating Black History Month

The Smithsonian is celebrating Black History Month with a series of programs in February.

02/07/2013

File photo fo Rosa Parks.(Photo Credit: United States Postal Service)

U.S. Postal Service Unveils Stamp to Honor Rosa Parks

The stamp ceremony was part of a 12-hour event at The Henry Ford in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Parks’ birth that also featured speeches and live music.

02/04/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In The Washington DC Area

The District hosts a plethora of events celebrating historical to present-day champions of African American arts and culture.

02/04/2013

Cheryl Simone

Black History Month: Rushern Baker Discusses Author Richard Wright

Prince George’s County executive Rushern Baker spoke with Cheryl Simone about critically acclaimed author Richard Wright.

02/28/2012

Cheryl Simone

Black History Month: D.C. Councilman Michael Brown Discusses The Hotel Theresa

In this installment, D.C. Councilman Michael Brown opts to about a location, rather than a single person.

02/27/2012

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Black History Month: Maudine Cooper Discusses Dr. Dorothy Height

Maudine Cooper, president of the Greater Washington Urban League, discusses Dr. Dorothy Height, who was heralded as a unsung hero of the civil rights era.

02/24/2012

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Black History Month: Alexandria Mayor William Euille Discusses Barack Obama

Alexandria mayor William D. Euille joined Cheryl Simone to discuss President Barack Obama in the fourth installment of the series.

02/23/2012

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Black History Month: MD Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Discusses Muhammed Ali

Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown joined Cheryl to discuss boxing great Muhammed Ali in the third installment of the series.

02/22/2012

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Black History Month: Gov. Martin O’Malley Discusses Frederick Douglas

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley discusses Frederick Douglas in the second installment of Cheryl Simone’s series on Black History Month.

02/21/2012

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