Amtrak celebrating Black History Month at Baltimore's Penn Station
(Source: Associated Press, February 21, 2013)
BALTIMORE, Md. — Speakers at Thursday’s event include Courtney Wilson, the executive director of the B&O Railroad History Museum. Wilson will discuss important roles African Americans played in the development of the American railroad. That includes the work of Granville T. Woods, who was known as the “black Edison” for inventions that improved electric rail cars in the late 1800s.
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Thursday, February 21, 2013