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Remembering Gwynn Oak Park De-Segregation

Just as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous 'dream' speech at the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, white and black children rode a Merry-Go-Round together at the formerly all-white Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Baltimore County. Click below to hear Fraser Smith's look back to that pivotal, piercing year.