Marshall Greenlaw

Independent Historian

Marshall Greenlaw was born in Seattle in 1995 to his parents John and Christine Greenlaw.  He has lived in the Seattle area his entire life.  He attended King’s High School in Shoreline, Washington, graduating in 2014. Marshall is currently attending the University of Washington, studying political science with a minor in history.  Marshall’s interest in history was largely inspired by a trip he took to Washington D.C. in eighth grade, as well as watching Ken Burns documentaries like The Civil War and Baseball. Marshall’s hobbies include golf, running, hiking, reading and slow pitch softball.

Elvin R., Sr. Caldwell (1919-2004)

Image Ownership: Public domain Politician Elvin R. Caldwell Sr. was born on April 11, 1919 in Denver, Colorado. Raised in Five Points, Denver’s predominantly black community, Caldwell was one of 12 children in his family. After graduating from Eastside High School in 1937, Caldwell earned … Read MoreElvin R., Sr. Caldwell (1919-2004)

Baltimore Protests and Riots, 2015

Stop the Lethal Force, Baltimore, April 29, 2015 Image Ownership: Public domain The death of a 25-year-old black man, Freddie Gray, while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department led to an outcry in Baltimore, Maryland and eventually across the nation. As the tensions became greater, peaceful protests became … Read MoreBaltimore Protests and Riots, 2015