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    Community Expresses Shame over Riots, Exhaustion at Police Brutality

    The car had been burning on Ocala Ave. for almost an hour, not far from Mondawmin Mall where violent exchanges between youth and police officers had begun earlier in the day. Young men stood...

    Al Sharpton Heads to Baltimore

    Nationally recognized civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton is heading to Baltimore this week in light of ongoing, increasingly violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. “I have been...

    Riots in Baltimore Raise Questions about Police Response

    BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following...

    West Baltimore Community: Cleaning Up, Feeding Seniors

    Signs of the looting that had occurred the night before had been largely swept away by 11 a.m., Tuesday (April 28) morning, as residents from around the city and the state of Maryland joined...

    Baltimore Mayor Lifts Curfew 6 Days after Riots

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved. A jubilant crowd of several...

    Baltimore Mayor Condemns Clashes, Announces Curfew

    Baltimore -- Monday night, as looters took over Mondawmin Mall, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake was at the Office of Emergency Management for a news conference to address the destruction that overtook parts of...

    Riot Erupts after Funeral for Freddie Gray in Police Custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe...

    Baltimore Police: Man Arrested Near Scene of Recent Riots

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black...

    In Fells Point, Rioters Focus On Easily Stolen Goods

    David Davighi, owner of the property that houses Capitol Mac in Fells Point, received a call early April 28. Looters had broken in around midnight by throwing a cinder block through the front window of...

    Thousands in Other Cities Protest Death of Freddie Gray

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of people hit the streets in Baltimore and several other cities from Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest the death of a Black...

    Morgan Students Contributing in Baltimore Cleanup

    Hundreds of volunteers converged on West Baltimore to help clean up the debris left behind after a night of rioting. Volunteers helped remove debris and rubble from a burned out CVS while others passed out...

    Baltimore Demonstrators Take to Streets to Protest Killing of Freddie Gray

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Amid tears and cries for justice, demonstrators poured into the streets of Baltimore carrying signs emblazoned with the name of a man who died from a spinal injury he suffered while...

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