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A child's view of Baltimore integration

A child's view of Baltimore integration

I enjoyed the article, “Area students use video to explore civil rights era” (April 18) by Talia Richman in which she chronicled the efforts by students from the Park School and City Neighbors High, apparently partly under the auspices of the “Baltimore Civil Rights Experience” to learn more about the history of America’s civil rights struggles. This also prompted me to write to shed some light on integration in at least one Baltimore school as early as 1955.

I attended sixth grade at Montebello Elementary School between Harford Road and Lake...