Tag Archives: white flight

Representing the author

Well Considered by Richard Morris was the book discussed this week at a local book club in Prince George’s County, MD. The author’s wife was invited to attend and comment regarding the writing of the novel which Morris published in … Continue reading

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Did it happen here?

Maryland is a southern state with a history of tobacco plantations, slaves, sharecropping, tenant farms, and Jim Crow. Harriett Tubman and Frederick Douglass were slaves here. There were forty-three lynchings, and school segregation survived into the nineteen seventies. There were … Continue reading

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Moving the color line

I just finished reading Not In My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped A Great American City by Antero Pietila. I had met the author and had lunch with him at the Roundtable of Baltimore Historians at the Maryland Historical Society in … Continue reading

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