Author C. Fraser Smith
columnist and WYPR political analyst Fraser Smith traces the roots of Jim Crow laws in Maryland, from Dred Scott
to Plessy v. Ferguson
. He describes the efforts of those who struggled over the years to establish freedom and basic rights for African Americans -- from Thurgood Marshall and Lillie May Jackson to Gloria Richardson and Walter Sondheim.
Recorded On: Thursday, June 12, 2008
Playing Time: 1:08:39