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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

Reads Drug Store

Commission Votes To Preserve Site Of 1955 Sit-In

Baltimore’s preservation commission has voted to add the former Read’s drugstore to a list of city landmarks.

04/12/2011

Reads Drug Store

Baltimore Civil Rights Protest Site May Be Torn Down

It was the first successful student sit-in to end segregation and it happened at a drug store right here in Baltimore.

03/15/2011

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