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Race Riots: Baltimore 1968 vs. 2015

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What Martin Luther King Jr Really Thought About Riots

What Martin Luther King Jr Really Thought About Riots

Unrest in Baltimore has an old MLK quote back in the news

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Baltimore City History of Mayors - THOMAS J. D'ALESANDRO III

Baltimore City History of Mayors - THOMAS J. D'ALESANDRO III

Elected mayor in 1967, Thomas J. D'Alesandro III was inaugurated on December 5.  While feted by friends and family, D'Alesandro knew the city's grim situation:  the school system and urban renewal pro

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Fair Housing Act | United States [1968]

Fair Housing Act | United States [1968]

U.S. federal legislation that protects individuals and families from discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, or advertising of housing. The Fair Housing Act, as amended...

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On Wednesday, 11 August 1965, Marquette Frye, a 21-year-old black man, was arrested for drunk driving on the edge of Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood. The ensuing struggle during his arrest sparked off

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Rawlings-Blake gets defensive

Rawlings-Blake gets defensive

"Nobody died during the riots ," Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake observed Tuesday in defending her administration's response to the widespread violence and looting in the wake of Freddie Gray 's death,

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Our Documents - Transcript of Civil Rights Act (1964)

Our Documents - Transcript of Civil Rights Act (1964)

OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions

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Baltimore: Geraldo confronted over Fox 'News' biased reporting #FreddieGray

Baltimore: Geraldo confronted over Fox 'News' biased reporting #FreddieGray

Even Geraldo Rivera's bodyguard had to step aside to let this young man speak his mind in Baltimore. Kwame Rose inadvertently became a viral sensation Tuesda...

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After a Confrontation Goes Viral, a Baltimore Activist Is Born

After a Confrontation Goes Viral, a Baltimore Activist Is Born

Kwame Rose talks about facing off with Geraldo Rivera and how the Black Lives Matter movement truly hit home.

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Freddie Gray protester who interrupted Geraldo shoulders new role as leader

Freddie Gray protester who interrupted Geraldo shoulders new role as leader

Kwame Rose, who challenged Geraldo Rivera, sees surge of unexpected support: ‘You should never hesitate to speak up for yourself’

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Baltimore riots evoke memories of aftermath of MLK’s assassination

Baltimore riots evoke memories of aftermath of MLK’s assassination

“We can’t let this be a repeat of 1968," a city councilman said.

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The legacy of the 1968 riots

The legacy of the 1968 riots

Clay Risen: The problems in America's inner cities can be traced back to conservative policies enacted after Martin Luther King's assassination 40 years ago

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April of 1968 | The Baltimore Riots | How Far Has Our Nation Come?

April of 1968 | The Baltimore Riots | How Far Has Our Nation Come?

The Baltimore riot of 1968 was composed of black Baltimoreans lasting from April 6 to April 14. The riot included crowds filling the streets, burning and looting local businesses, and confronting t…

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Population estimates, July 1, 2015,  (V2015)

Population estimates, July 1, 2015, (V2015)

U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts

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Rioting rocks Baltimore: Hogan declares emergency, activates Guard

Rioting rocks Baltimore: Hogan declares emergency, activates Guard

At least 15 officers were injured and 27 people were arrested as crowds of young people protesting the treatment of Freddie Gray moved south through the city, setting fire to vehicles and at least one

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Research shows food deserts more abundant in minority neighborhoods

Research shows food deserts more abundant in minority neighborhoods

When it comes to having healthy food options in a neighborhood, the racial composition matters.

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Structural Racism and Baltimore

Structural Racism and Baltimore

Baltimore is the cumulative result of years of racially discriminatory policies and practices. Here's a round-up of the best structural analyses of Baltimore and recommendations moving forward.

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LibGuides: Divided Baltimore: Intro & Course Readings

LibGuides: Divided Baltimore: Intro & Course Readings

Research guide to accompany the Fall 2016 course,

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Multiple Causes Seen for Baltimore Unrest

Multiple Causes Seen for Baltimore Unrest

The public sees a number of contributing factors for the outbreak of violence and unrest in Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray's death last week.

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Within the black community, young and old differ on police searches, discrimination

Within the black community, young and old differ on police searches, discrimination

Recent survey data from the Pew Research Center suggest that there are sharp divides between younger and older blacks on the issues of police searches and discrimination more broadly.

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Limited Black Confidence in Police

Limited Black Confidence in Police

Only about half (55%) of all African Americans express confidence in the police to do a good job enforcing the law.

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Race Riots in the U.S.

Race Riots in the U.S.

While Democrats held power at the state level in North Carolina, a coalition of white Republicans and African Americans controlled politics in Wilmington, in 1898. A group of Democrats sought to remov

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The Case for Reparations

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America w

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Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth

Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth

For two weeks in April 1968, beginning in the dark hours following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the city of Baltimore was devastated by a series of civil disturbances

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Why Baltimore’s Bonfire Could Become Hillary’s Headache

Why Baltimore’s Bonfire Could Become Hillary’s Headache

After a brief hibernation, law and order is coming back as an issue. And what does Hillary Clinton decide to do? Praise David Dinkins.

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A rightward reaction to riots

A rightward reaction to riots

Polls suggest that voters are leaning toward Nixonian law and order.

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NAACP Statement on the Death of 25 Year Old Freddie Gray | Press Room

NAACP Statement on the Death of 25 Year Old Freddie Gray | Press Room

(Baltimore, MD) – The NAACP released the following statement on the death of Freddie Gray. Gray, 25, died yesterday, a week after he suffered a broken vertabra after being arrested by Baltimore City

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The DOJ report doesn't say how Freddie Gray died, but it does explain why

The DOJ report doesn't say how Freddie Gray died, but it does explain why

When Vanita Gupta, who heads the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, announced the findings of the 14-month frederal probe of the Baltimore Police Department, she made clear that it was not

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Lessons for Baltimore From 1968

Lessons for Baltimore From 1968

How history can heal a harmed city

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Baltimore protests turn violent; police injured

Baltimore protests turn violent; police injured

Streets in Baltimore looked like a war zone early Tuesday after a night of riots, fires and heartbreak.

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Baltimore riots: A timeline

Baltimore riots: A timeline

The day Baltimore planned to lay Freddie Gray to rest, the city went up in smoke.

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The Baltimore Riot Didn't Have to Happen

The Baltimore Riot Didn't Have to Happen

Could Monday's violence have been avoided if police officials made better decisions?

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Eyewitnesses: The Baltimore riots didn't start the way you think

Eyewitnesses: The Baltimore riots didn't start the way you think

Baltimore teachers and parents tell a different story from the one you've been reading in the media.

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Law enforcement sources say Freddie Gray suffered head injury in police transport van

Law enforcement sources say Freddie Gray suffered head injury in police transport van

No evidence found that Freddie Gray's death was result of police who arrested him, probe finds

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How Baltimore’s Police Policy Led to Freddie Gray

How Baltimore’s Police Policy Led to Freddie Gray

Broken Windows policing led to routine targeting of blacks for stops, searches and force. That included Gray, who was stopped twice in the same week without being charged with a crime.

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One year later: Looking back at the Baltimore riots

One year later: Looking back at the Baltimore riots

No one woke up on April 12, 2015, believing it would be the date that would change the course of Baltimore history.

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Baltimore Riots 2015: City Residents' Struggle Under Poverty, Income Inequality and Mass I

Baltimore Riots 2015: City Residents' Struggle Under Poverty, Income Inequality and Mass I

Years of socio-economic disparity predate the widespread violence and looting that has ensnared Baltimore this week. Residents say they have had enough.

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Baltimore riots: State of emergency declared; National Guard activated

Baltimore riots: State of emergency declared; National Guard activated

Violent clashes between police and angry crowds erupted on Baltimore’s streets Monday afternoon and fires burned into the night after hundreds gathered for the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who w

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Five things to know after Baltimore riots

Five things to know after Baltimore riots

Baltimore schools were closed and streets were quiet but wreckage was everywhere as the city reeled Tuesday from a night of tumult.

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Baltimore rioting damage estimate at $9 million: U.S. government

Baltimore rioting damage estimate at $9 million: U.S. government

Damage from rioting in Baltimore over the death of a black man from injuries in police custody is estimated at $9 million, a U.S. government survey showed on Wednesday.

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Baltimore’s truth in Freddie Gray’s life and death

Baltimore’s truth in Freddie Gray’s life and death

It is such a Baltimore story, a story of hopelessness and despair.

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Baltimore sees deadliest month in 15 years

Baltimore sees deadliest month in 15 years

Baltimore sees its deadliest month in 15 years after Memorial Day weekend violence leaves nine people dead, for a total of 35 homicides so far in May.

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What the Riots of ’68 Can, and Can’t, Teach Us About Baltimore Today

What the Riots of ’68 Can, and Can’t, Teach Us About Baltimore Today

As smoke continues to rise above Baltimore, some are wondering whether the day’s events will prove as devastating to the city as the long and deadly ri ...

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The Fires Last Time: Lessons from the 1968 Baltimore Riots

The Fires Last Time: Lessons from the 1968 Baltimore Riots

Last week, I met with a scholar of the civil-rights movement who was very worried about the first signs of trouble in Baltimore. At one point he looked up at me and suddenly said, “I’m very worried th

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100 Years: The Riots of 1968 | Baltimore magazine

100 Years: The Riots of 1968 | Baltimore magazine

Part of our "100 Years: The Twelve Events That Shaped Baltimore" series

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