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There are only a few scholarly articles about the 2015 Baltimore Riots. However, there are many scholarly articles on the broader topics of police brutality, race relations in urban areas. Search for these and other topics in databases such as:
The article discusses the decades-long history of systemic failure in Baltimore, Maryland which led-up to the riots in the city following the funeral of resident Freddie Gray who died after sustaining injuries while in police custody in 2015. According to the article, the Baltimore, Maryland city government has paid out close to six millions dollars to settle claims filed by over 100 victims of police brutality. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and race-related violence are also examined.
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The article discusses the economic and social conditions in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore, Maryland, noting that the neighborhood was home to Freddie Gray, an African American man who suffered life-ending injuries while in police custody. Topics addressed include high rates of unemployment, violent crime, and incarceration in the neighborhood; tensions between police and African Americans in the neighborhood; and the experiences of a young family in Sandtown-Winchester.
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