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Baltimore protests turn violent as group throws objects at police

BALTIMORE –
Police say seven officers have been injured as protests have escalated into violence on the streets of Baltimore.

Numerous officers in riot gear responded to the area near Mondawmin Mall Monday afternoon as groups of people have been throwing bricks, rocks and other items at the officers. 139 more words

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Baltimore Orioles Exec Take on Protests in Baltimore is a Must Read

Over the weekend, mostly peaceful protestors took to the streets of Baltimore to remember the life of Freddie Gray and also to bring awareness of the injustice of the event. 516 more words

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When Protesters Fly

Last week a 61 year old mailman from Florida named Doug Hughes, flew around Washington D.C. in restricted airspace with 535 letters addressed to Congress strapped onto his landing gear. 464 more words

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"Silence hides Violence"

The internationally known “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event took place in Beirut, for the first time in the Middle East this past Sunday. 62 more words

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Protestors clash with police in Baltimore; threat prompts downtown closures

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BALTIMORE – A large group and police in riot gear clashed in the streets of Baltimore Monday afternoon just two weeks after Freddy Gray, a 25-year-old man, died after being arrested by police. 387 more words

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On Freddie Gray, Civics, and Teaching

Teaching Civics in West Baltimore is very difficult. That sentence might as well be a mad-libs, usually. Teaching _______________ (school subject) in __________________ (large urban center) is very difficult. 486 more words

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