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Dr. Helena Hicks

Reads Drug Store

Debate Over Baltimore’s Historic Read’s Drug Store Rages On

It was the site of a historic student sit-in. Now, decades later, the fight over what to do with the Read’s Drug Store building rages on between the city and a civil rights icon.

01/29/2014

dr. helena hicks

Baltimore Civil Rights Activist Talks About Being Influenced By MLK

From a young age, Dr. Helena Hicks became an active part of the civil rights movement.

10/14/2011

SAVE REaD Drug store, protest, sit in

Middle School Students Fight To Save Piece Of Civil Rights History

The movement to save an old Baltimore drugstore had gotten some help. A group of middle school students are getting involved.

02/12/2011