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Baltimore's Criminal Justice System Is Seriously Overloaded Thanks to the Arrest of Protesters

Originally published in VICE on May 1, 2015.

Four days after Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency, and three nights into the citywide 10 PM to 5 AM curfew, Baltimore lawyers and activists are beginning to grapple with exactly how the official response to unrest over the death of Freddie Gray has impacted protesters’ constitutionally protected legal rights. 1,194 more words

Liberty, Century make call out of concern for student safety

Liberty, Century make call out of concern for student safety

Originally posted on Thursday January 1, 1970, 12:00 am. View original post

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How to get tax money back: urban farming in DC and Baltimore

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Baltimore joins Washington, DC in providing large tax breaks, and even land, for urban farmers. 416 more words

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In miniature, April 29

  • “There was no repeat of Monday’s violence.” There’s your story. [Washington Post, on Baltimore picking itself up after the riot] “I wish humanity didn’t have to resort to violence to get its point across.
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Why Is Baltimore Burning?

By Patricia Melton

Lara Law — who oversees Baltimore’s only drop-in center for homeless youth — was not at a loss for words when her building was set aflame on Monday evening. 520 more words


Inside the Chaos, Rage and Confusion That Consumed Baltimore Last Night

Originally published in VICE on April 28, 2015.

As I walked through the streets of West Baltimore on Monday evening, small bright green opiates littered the sidewalk, pills left over from when the local CVS pharmacy was looted hours earlier. 1,158 more words

It's winter in Baltimore: "Makes me wanna holler..."

I can’t wrap my head around what is happening in Baltimore.

On the day of Freddie Gray’s homegoing — and despite his family’s pleas for peace — some people turned a protest into burning and looting businesses. 535 more words