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Baltimore



  • Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues in Overnight Operation

    Beginning soon after midnight on Wednesday, a crew, which included a large crane and a contingent of police officers, began making rounds of the city’s parks and public squares, tearing the monuments from their pedestals and carting them out of town.



  • Channeling Spiro Agnew in the Baltimore riots

    by Charles Holden, Zach Messitte, Jerald Podair

    His reaction to the unfolding situation helped make him a household name and led to a reshaping of American electoral politics.



  • Scholar of Urban Riots: Expect More Unrest

    In an interview historian Ashley M. Howard says we demonize blacks who turn violent but still lionize white labor activists from the 19th century who used violence.



  • Why the CVS Burned

    by Louis Hyman

    The rioting in Baltimore wasn’t hooliganism. It was a protest against the depredations of the ghetto economy.



  • Liberal Punishment

    by Mike Konczal

    Liberal law and order expanded during the urban riots of the 1960s.