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baltimore riots


Following the suspicious death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, Baltimore erupted into a city of peaceful protest turned violent riots, in which demonstrators clashed with police officers on national television. Six officers were eventually indicted. Yet even if anything comes of these charges, many point to the lack of desired results in the …

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You don’t need the National Guard, in Baltimore, to quell the riots. You don’t need tear gas, cops, rubber bullets, or curfews. Musick has Charms to sooth a savage Breast, To soften Rocks, or bend a knotted Oak. William Congreve, in The Mourning Bride, 1697 All you need is Michael Jackson. Yep, that’s right! Michael Jackson. …

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In between segments of Fox’s Leland Vittert reporting from the Baltimore riots, the network’s 10 p.m. hour was full of panel pundit discussions, anchored by Sean Hannity. One of those was a debate with Adam J. Jackson, a Maryland activist and CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle. As you might have already guessed, the conversation …

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