michael twitty

February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates Black History Month (VIDEOS)

Josiah Henson was born a slave in Charles County, Maryland and lived in Montgomery County before escaping to freedom in Canada. Author Harriet Beecher Stowe modeled the fictional character Uncle Tom after Josiah Henson. Unlike Stowe’s Uncle Tom, Henson became a conductor on the underground railroad, international speaker, author and the founder of a city […]

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Sweet Home Café Dishes Up A People’s Culinary History (VIDEO)

Visitors taking in the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) will journey through culinary history at the Sweet Home Café. The 400-seat facility inside the new museum tells stories about the experiences of black people in this nation through the dishes and decor. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong introduces us to the new executive chef […]

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