2011 Baltimore History Evenings: Desegregation, Baltimore, 1954: What Happened?

2011 Baltimore History Evenings: Desegregation, Baltimore, 1954: What Happened?

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        The Baltimore City Historical Society and the Village Learning Place will be sponsoring their third year of free evening Baltimore history presentations at the Village Learning Place, 2521 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Each evening begins with a reception at 7 pm, and the presentation follows at 7:30. The schedule of programs is as follows:

March 17, Desegregation, Baltimore, 1954: What Happened? Baltimore peacefully desegregated its public schools in 1954, but never achieved real integration. What happened? Howell Baum, Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Maryland, and author of Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism (2010) will explore this critical period.