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Urban Cipher School of Community Health & Policy

CUHE Research Scientist's Urban Cipher Game Decodes Baltimore’s History of Redlining

by Morgan State U
May 10, 2023

In most board games, players begin on a level playing field. “It’s anyone’s game,” folks say. But in his game Urban Cipher, Dr. Lawrence T. Brown demonstrates how racial segregation in Baltimore is a designed system, shaping where and how people are able to live. Brown serves as a professor at Morgan State University’s Center for Urban Health Equity.