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ACLU of Maryland (ACLU-MD) - ONE YEAR AFTER THE UPRISING FOR FREDDIE GRAY AND FOR POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY
"There are many truths related to that day. ...[I]n a clear sign of racially biased policing, every single unarmed person who died in 2015 in Maryland was Black. Yet, state law enforcement agencies aggressively opposed having to report deaths in police custody."
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may 2016 by cluebucket
The Third Rail
"'History furnishes ... no record of a successful intermingling between the great divisions of mankind,' warned the Baltimore Sun, the organ of city establishment, in 1865. Two decades later, the Sun suggested the best course might be just to 'let the colored people dissipate away.'"

"That was Baltimore mass rail, two decades after the system was proposed: two lines that did not connect, far short of what one needed for the network effect of a true system. Inevitably, the inadequacies of public rail left many Baltimoreans ever more reliant upon the buses — a bewildering scattering of lines that typically followed the old streetcar routes, comprehensible only to those with no alternative but to rely on them."

and Larry Hogan being awful, and more...
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march 2016 by cluebucket
Baltimore preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray case - Baltimore Sun
"Scott said it's also important that the police force — including school-based officers — be prepared with the appropriate equipment, such as up-to-date riot gear.
"The Baltimore school system has declined to buy new riot gear that union officials have requested for the school police force, which had one officer injured during the riots."

RT : Uh uh. City Schools will be paying for riot gear over my dead body.
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august 2015 by cluebucket

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