Intervention – “The Other Side of The Tracks: Contested Space, Commemoration, and Erasure”

David S. Rotenstein, Ph.D. Historian/Folklorist david.rotenstein@earthlink.net

The Talbot Avenue Bridge is contested space. The metal girder bridge was built in 1918 to span the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks in Silver Spring, an unincorporated community in Montgomery...
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Leaning into the blues epistemology

by Rachel Brahinsky, UC Berkeley There was a terrific session at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers this year that looked at the life and work of Clyde Adrian Woods, a...
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Yo: are we (still) racist?

by Rachel Brahinsky, UC Berkeley When I teach classes about race and geography, I often use the civil rights movement to start a conversation about the ways in which racial politics and spatial...
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