Rally honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, pledges fight to end oppression

WASHINGTON – On the 50th anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy was honored by hundreds in the nation’s capital with a rally to end what participants said was systemic racism in the United States. Organized by the…

Future of historic Montgomery County bridge tied to Metro’s Purple Line

The Talbot Avenue bridge is one that has significant ties to African American heritage to members of Montgomery County’s Lyttonsville community. One women recalls memories of the bridge and its importance to the community.

Local community fights to preserve a piece of its history

SILVER SPRING, Maryland — Descendants and supporters of a local African American church battle over future plans for the land above the church’s cemetery.

HUD Launches National Media Campaign

The Department of Housing and Urban Development launched a national media campaign Wednesday designed to draw more attention to some of the most significant housing discrimination issues.

First African-American to Play Football at UMD Honored by Maryland General Assembly

Darryl Hill, the first African-American to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference, was honored for his past experiences and future plans for young athletes.