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Reading through the recently-released Department of Justice report on its 14-month investigation into the practices of the Baltimore City Police Department produces many different reactions. For some, total denial of any ...
Failing Ourselves and Our Communities One Injustice At a Time

We Want The Police To Fail

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Reading through the recently-released Department of Justice report on its 14-month investigation into the practices of the Baltimore City Police Department produces many different reactions. For some, total denial of any wrongdoing on the part of the police. For others, the response is more of a shrug, sort of “what did you expect? Of c
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It’s been somewhat hypnotic to watch the city I was born in tear itself apart. I can’t look away. And I want to take the people getting the story wrong and slap them upside their fat heads. The real destruction of ...
With Enough Blame For Everyone, What Do We Do Next?

The Real Destruction of Baltimore

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It’s been somewhat hypnotic to watch the city I was born in tear itself apart. I can’t look away. And I want to take the people getting the story wrong and slap them upside their fat heads. The real destruction of Baltimore isn’t the 15 structural fires from Monday’s riots. It’s not the cop cars with their [&hellip
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Have you seen the footage of the arrest of Freddie Gray? My advice would be to sit down before you watch it. Seeing a person sworn to uphold the law kneeling on Gray’s neck while others contort his legs into what the ...
Baltimore: The City That Bleeds

I Would Run Too

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Have you seen the footage of the arrest of Freddie Gray? My advice would be to sit down before you watch it. Seeing a person sworn to uphold the law kneeling on Gray’s neck while others contort his legs into what the witness who shot the cellphone video said resembled ‘origami’ — all while Gray [&hellip

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