#todayinhistory - In 1982, #Maryland raised the legal drinking age from 18 to 21 due to increased drunk-driving incidents and other alcohol-related problems. Campus officials at the University of Maryland said they would enforce the new law, but told The Sun that enforcement would be nearly impossible in the dorms: “What are we supposed to do,” asked one administrator, “stop every kid who wants to pop open a Budweiser in his dorm room? #Beer is the lubricant that runs this campus.” (David Kapenstein, Baltimore Sun photo) #retrobaltimore #archives #history #UMD
Devin Allen: Awakenings, In a New Light, the first solo show of Baltimore photographer Devin Allen, exhibits images of the 2015 Baltimore protests and debuts a new community space inside the Reginald F. Lewis Museum called Lewis Now. His solo show is opening at the Lewis Museum on July 10.