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‘A miniature Woodstock’: Marylanders remember Carr’s Beach in Annapolis as a staple of music for the Black community

March 28, 2022

Annapolis’ Carr’s Beach, and the more laid-back Sparrow’s Beach, were regular destinations for Black families who were forbidden to visit whites-only beaches up and down the East Coast during segregation from the 1940s to the 1970s. As a teenager in the 1960s, George Trotter would pile into his uncle’s Studebaker with his siblings and other kids from the Old Fourth Ward in Annapolis and head down to Carr’s Beach.

Article Source: Capital Gazette

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