Category Archives: Black History

Jackie Nickel and MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a young boy named Kevin McDonough. … Continue reading

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Jackie Nickel & MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a … Continue reading

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Underdog Marches for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Black History Month Classics: Suzanne Muldowney Joins the 2003 Martin Luther King Day, Jr. Parade “When the Negro was completely an Underdog, he needed white spokesmen. Liberals played their parts in this period exceedingly well…. But now that the Negro … Continue reading

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