In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s relationship with Baltimore Story Transcript JAISAL NOOR Welcome back to The Real News. I’m Jaisal Noor. This is our second part of our conversation with Antero Pietila about his book, […]
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Antero Pietila spent thirty-five years with the Baltimore Sun, most of it covering the city's neighborhoods, politics, and government. A native of Finland, he became a student of racial change during his first visit to the United States in 1964. His book, Not in My Neighborhood, is a history of residential real estate practices in Baltimore, focused on discrimination against Blacks and Jews through restrictive covenants, redlining, blockbusting and predatory lending. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.