Exploring a Century of Baltimore's Racist Real-Estate Deals and Developments

Jefferson Jackson Steele
Baltimore City Paper | March 23, 2010
It started with a routine transaction. Few people noticed when Attorney W. Ashbie Hawkins bought the rowhouse at 1834 McCulloh St. on a rainy June Thursday in 1910, but three weeks later, Hawkins was big news. He was black.

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