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Media Roundtable: The Race And Class Divide In Baltimore

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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll speak with award winning journalist Lawrence Lanahan about his new book The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide.

He chronicles the history of the racial divide in Baltimore by exposing the forces that have created black spaces and white spaces and poor spaces and rich spaces. He also writes about people who are working to break down race and class divides.

Guest:

Lawrence Lanahan, award winning journalist, former producer at WYPR, and author of The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide

Web Resources:

An Excerpt From Lawrence Lanahan’s ‘The Lines Between Us’

New Press: The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide

Baltimore Sun: Better to have a few rats than to be one

EPI: From Ferguson to Baltimore: The Fruits of Government-Sponsored Segregation

 

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.