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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.



  • Universities, theaters in 4 cities to join in creating new theatrical productions on Civil War

    WASHINGTON — Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.The National Civil War Project announced Thursday in Washington will involve programming over the next two years to mark the 150th anniversary of the war between North and South. Beyond commissioning new works, organizers plan for university faculty to integrate the arts into their academic programs on campus....