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Baltimore residents lock arms and form a line opposing police during violent protests at the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Protest of Baltimore Police Actions Planned on Preakness Day

Some groups opposed to Baltimore police actions in the Freddie Gray case plan to rally in downtown Baltimore Saturday afternoon.

05/14/2015

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ACLU Asks Feds About Air Surveillance of Baltimore Protests

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking federal agencies about the use of airplanes to monitor protests in Baltimore over the last week.

05/06/2015

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Baltimore Latest: Curfew Lifted; Protests Remain Peaceful

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has lifted the curfew.

05/03/2015

A man is arrested by police at the end of a day of protests in the Sandtown neighborhood where Freddie Gray was arrested on May 2, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray later died in custody; the Maryland state attorney announced yesterday that charges would be brought against the six police officers who arrested Gray.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Baltimore Relieved by Charges, Weary of Curfew

People seeking racial justice and rebuilding for Baltimore planned a day of prayer and healing, even as others chafed under a curfew set to expire early Monday. City leaders refused calls to lift the curfew following the city’s top prosecutor’s announcement that charges had been filed against six officers accused of fatally injuring a black man in police custody.

05/03/2015

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Clinton: ‘Baltimore Is Burning’

At a New York fundraiser for her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton told about 150 donors: “Baltimore is burning.”

04/28/2015

Mourners line up as they enter Vaughn  Greene Funeral Services for the wake of Freddie Gray, April 26, 2015 in Baltimore. Funeral services for Gray, who died last April 16, while in police custody, will be held the morning of April 27, at New Shiloh Baptist Church. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Family, Friends Mourn Death of Freddie Gray

A night of violence gave way to a day of mourning Sunday for Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining serious injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.

04/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03:  Demonstrators march in the street during a protest against a New York grand jury December 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. The grand jury decided not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, after putting him in a chokehold.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Protesters Against Police Violence March in Downtown Baltimore

Hundreds of protesters are gathering in downtown Baltimore Thursday night as part of a nationwide day of action against police violence, WJZ reports.

01/15/2015

The Newseum in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Newseum to Display Items from Ferguson Protests

The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum’s exhibit about civil rights.

12/18/2014

D.C. Ferguson protesters make their way down Constitution Ave.  ( Photo Credit: Cameron Thompson/All News 99.1)

Questions Rising over Who’s in Charge of Protests

Who, if anyone, is leading the emerging movement around the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — younger activists or legacy civil rights groups?

12/12/2014

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Obama: Many People ‘Troubled’ By Eric Garner Video

In an interview with BET, President Obama says the video makes it harder to argue that “maybe blacks are exaggerating” about aggressive police behavior.

12/08/2014

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