Topic: Allegany County

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  • First black student in white school reflects on family, life

    William Peck, one of three students who became the first blacks to attend a Cumberland, Md. white school following a court order in 1955, recalls following his mother's orders: Don't fight back, no matter what the opponents of integration did or said to him as he was going to school.

  • Deported Mexican dad to be reunited with US-born kids

    Deported father Felipe Montes, a Mexican national, should be reunited with his three US-born children next month, a North Carolina judge said this week. The ruling brings closer to resolution a two-year legal battle that has garnered international attention.