Maryland’s Black History: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland around the year 1820, according to PBS. While Tubman may be best known for her “Underground Railroad” voyages, she was also an accomplished military leader during the Civil War and a vocal activist…

Maryland’s Black History: Frederick Douglass

February is #BlackHistoryMonth and many influential African-Americans have called Maryland home, including Frederick Douglass.

‘Roots’ revived: Haley’s nephew talks records and remake

The novel-turned-popular Emmy-nominated miniseries “Roots” is in production for a remake, scheduled to air in 2016. Chris Haley, nephew of the “Roots” author, talks about his work as director of the study of legacy of slavery at the Maryland State Archives.