Jessica Millward writes: "African-American rights in Baltimore have always been in jeopardy. The recently released report from the Department of Justice on the Baltimore Police Department is sobering, but not surprising. "As a scholar of early African-American history in Maryland, I see similarities between laws regarding enslaved and free blacks living in Baltimore prior to … Continue reading Millward on the DOJ Report on Baltimore and the African-American Freedom Struggle
Ross Interview on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case | WWNO
Michael Ross was interviewed by Laine Kaplan-Levenson of TriPod: NOLA at 300 on his book The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford, 2014): "It's true. The NOPD first hired black officers in the 1860s. New York City didn't have an African American in their ranks until 1911. … Continue reading Ross Interview on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case | WWNO
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