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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

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1960 Md. Sit-In Case Remembered As Part Of History

Robert M. Bell was 16 years old when he recruited classmates to join a sit-in at a downtown Baltimore restaurant. The sit-in was Bell’s first, and he remembers being a little nervous.

10/27/2013

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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