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Let the kids have the floor please!

By Kay Wicker For Black History Month here on the BaltimoreΓÇÖs ChildΓÇÖs website, we have highlighted important events happening around the city, showed you great new titles for any age and even shined a light on Maryland-native Frederick Douglass. We thought weΓÇÖd end the month this year with a post …

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Bull Roast to Support Local Scholarship Fund

The Kamryn Lambert Foundation is a local non-profit created by friends and family of Kamryn Lambert, who passed away on September 3, 2007, just short of her 9th birthday. The Kamryn Lambert Memorial Fund supports local families facing adversity, as well as provides a scholarship to a Maryland student pursuing …

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Frederick Douglass Week Starts Sunday

By Kay Wicker Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey), the celebrated writer, speaker and abolitionist, was born into slavery in Talbot County in 1818. Historians have debated the when and where of his birth, but it is known that Douglass started celebrating his birthday on Feb. 14. So, it …

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Notre Dame Preparatory School’s 150th: Where a Gateway Opens

September 22, 1873  Opened school with 69 pupils. We were obliged to extend the vacation to this time, instead of the first Monday in September, as usual, because the building could not be sufficiently prepared before this date…As this new institution was considered quite the attractive novelty, there were constantly a great many …

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