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Posted on: March 6, 2012

[ARCHIVED] City HPC to Co-host Lecture by C. Frasier Smith

On March 14, 2012, the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, the African American Resources Cultural Heritage Society (AARCH) and The City of Frederick Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) will co-host a lecture by C. Fraser Smith

CONTACT: Susan Harding, Public Information Officer, 301-600-1385
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 6, 2012


City HPC to Co-host Lecture by C. Frasier Smith
Frederick’s Role in the Civil Rights Movement


Frederick, MD –On March 14, 2012, the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, the African American Resources Cultural Heritage Society (AARCH) and The City of Frederick Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) will co-host a lecture by C. Fraser Smith.

Smith is the author of Here Lies Jim Crow: Civil Rights in Maryland and William Donald Schaefer: A Political Biography. He has been the recipient of many journalism awards during his long career as reporter for the Baltimore Sun and now columnist for the Daily Record. He also serves as a political analyst for WYPR National Public Radio.

Smith will discuss Frederick’s role in the civil rights movement from Chief Justice Roger Brook Taney’s Dred Scott ruling to local efforts to break down Jim Crow prohibitions, and more.

The lecture will begin at 7:00 pm in the City Hall Board Room, 101 N. Court Street. It is free and open to the public. Please call the Planning Department at 301-600-1499 or the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation at 301-668-6088 for more information.


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