Georgetown U. Events to Reflect on School’s Ties to Slavery

April 11, 2017 WI Web Staff 0

Officials at Georgetown University in partnership with the Archdiocese of Washington and the Society of Jesus in the United States have announced services and events that reflect the university’s historical ties to the institution of slavery — specifically, how 272 slaves were sold to save the prestigious school in northwest D.C. […]

D.C. Community Plans MLK Tribute

March 28, 2017 WI Web Staff 1

The DC Black History Celebration Committee, the DC Host Committee and the Commission on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday will host a tribute next week to the civil rights icon in observance of the 49th year of his assassination. […]

All-Black Maryland School Celebrates Milestone

March 22, 2017 Stacy Brown 0

It was nearly 40 years ago that the president of the Harford County Historical Society approached Christine Tolbert for information regarding the history of the Hosanna School, a historic institution for African-Americans in Darlington, Maryland. […]

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