Baltimore Unrest infoPlaylist

April 29, 2015 at 4:41 pm Leave a comment

FreddieGrayPrecinctProtestOn the morning of April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray was arrested in West Baltimore. While in police custody he sustained a spinal cord injury, became unresponsive, and died a week later. The firestorm of protests and violence that followed has led to national discussions about policing tactics, race, class, and what it means to be a community. This Baltimore Unrest infoPlaylist created by Librarians Megan Browndorf and Joyce Garczynski contains resources related to the latest news, analysis of what happened to Freddie Gray and the aftermath, the demographics of Baltimore, the history of Baltimore policing and the 1968 Baltimore riots, as well as the recovery efforts.

 Places to go for Information on the Events:

 On Freddie Gray Incidents and the Aftermath:

Demographic and Socioeconomic Context:

Policing in Baltimore:

Context of 1968:

Recovery Efforts:

 

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