BALTIMORE — The old black-and-white photo taken in the 1930s shows dozens of children crammed side by side on a raised outdoor platform that served as a bathhouse. The youngsters’ arms are raised skyward and they are drenched by five showerheads placed directly above them. Their clothes – mostly bloomersRead More →

Stories of local African American families to share Published: January 27, 2022, 6:02 a.m. In 2012, the NAACP Vancouver Chapter sponsored the research and writing of a book, “First Families of Vancouver’s African American Community,” which told these stories. (Courtesy picture) Melissa Williams Photo One of Vancouver’s many claims toRead More →