Updated: Oct 16, 2019
In Episode 21 of the Artifactual Journey Podcast, Philip and I discussed an exciting but unknown 1929 police brutality and racial discrimination incident against two Lincoln University students: William Fontaine and Ralph Baker.
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In the letter, 3 of the men have connections to Baltimore: Robert Baxter McRary, President of the Lincoln University Alumni Association, lived at 1515 Druid Hill Avenue. William Norman Bishop, a 1912 Lincoln University graduate, lived at 1117 Druid Hill Avenue and 1216 McCulloh Street. Bishop was a charter member of the Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and part of the John A. Bishop & Son Funeral Home in historic Old West Baltimore. John W. Haywood, Treasurer of the LU Alumni Association, was on staff at Morgan College.
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