The depth of history and “housing covenants” that propelled segregation in Baltimore, a mere hundred years ago, is fascinating – great segment on how neighborhoods were shaped, particularly around Morgan State University, an HBCU.
Where did Cab Calloway and his sister grow up? Where did W.E.B. Du Bois raise his daughter? What was the only neighborhood in the early 20th century to put covenants in place that kept white residents from buying homes there? We talk to Professor Dale Glenwood Green, a Morgan State University professor who’s making sure that the history of the neighborhoods of Morgan Park and Wilson Park are well-known.