Tag: protests

An Array of Anti-Trump Events Planned in Station North for President’s Day

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To celebrate a holiday dedicated to preserving the memories of presidents past, local activists have put together a full day of programming centered around protesting our country’s top elected official.

On the March

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As you’ve heard or seen with your own eyes, it was amazing. It was three times the size of the inauguration. It was peaceful and positive. It was the Woodstock of marches!

Baltimore Gears Up for Army-Navy Game, Return of Trump

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Photo by Ed Gunts

With two of our nation’s military academies set to face off on the gridiron at M&T Bank Stadium tomorrow afternoon and the president-elect scheduled to pay the city a visit, Baltimore is abuzz with all kinds of feelings.

Towson University Students Hold Anti-Trump Walkout and Protest

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Courtesy Jessica Shiller/ @jessicashiller
Courtesy Assistant Professor Jessica Shiller/@jessicashiller

In the first few days after Donald Trump was elected president, students and activists in Baltimore City took the chance to gather and share their displeasure. Today, six days out, members of Towson University’s campus community joined in.

Baltimoreans to Join Other Americans in Protesting Trump’s Election

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Trump protesters down in D.C. last July
Trump protesters down in D.C. last July

In cities across the country, thousands of Americans have swarmed the streets to protest the outcome of this past Tuesday’s presidential election. Tonight, activists are planning to gather the masses here in Baltimore at a couple locations.

ACLU Gets FBI to Release Secret Footage of Freddie Gray Protests

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While protesters were flooding the streets last spring, the FBI flew 10 secret surveillance flights over the city.

Sorry, Newscasters, Baltimore Didn’t Burn Down Yesterday

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Photo via @ByLynhBui
Photo via @ByLynhBui

In the days leading up to Caesar Goodson’s acquittal in the death of Freddie Gray, various sources reported that Baltimore was “bracing for an explosive reaction.” 

Mayor SRB Will Be Far, Far Away on Freddie Gray Anniversary

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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, video still via nextcity.org

Almost a year has passed since Freddie Gray died in police custody, resulting in riots, protests, and unprecedented conversations about police brutality in Baltimore. 

Baltimore Protests Among Facebook’s Most Talked-About Topics of 2015

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If it seemed as though everyone online was talking about Baltimore this year, that’s probably because… everyone online was talking about Baltimore this year.

Baltimore Protests Spur Discussions on Sentencing Reform

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Photo via USA Today
Photo via USA Today

This spring’s protests and riots in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody caused physical, financial, and emotional damage. But they may have also inspired some serious legislative change.