Category Archives: Obituaries

The Last Picture Store

This week, the Video Americain on Cold Spring Lane closes its doors for the last time. It is the last video store of its kind in Baltimore. Continue reading

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Jackie Nickel and MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a young boy named Kevin McDonough. … Continue reading

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Jackie Nickel & MLK: Champions of Courage remembered

As the nation honored courageous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  this past Monday, we recall another, local, “champion of courage,” Jackie Nickel (1942-2007), whose legacy lives on in her East Baltimore community and the heart of a … Continue reading

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