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In portraying ‘The Wire’s’ Omar Little, Michael Williams embodied a certain part of Baltimore

September 16, 2021

To a large degree, I grew up in my dad’s dry cleaning store located at 564 McMechen St. in West Baltimore, just off of Pennsylvania Avenue. I worked in the store on Saturdays and after school as a young teen. It gave me a chance to spend more time with my dad. As I got older and began driving, I became a delivery driver for the shop, Nicholson Brothers. During the late ‘60s, the thriving West Baltimore commercial hub that World Book encyclopedia called ” A Black Fifth Avenue” began to decline, however.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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