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Did Gov. Hogan “Save” Baltimore?

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A year ago this week, the city was spiraling out of control until a tough guy stepped in to save the day; thanks to his decisive actions, all the troublemakers went “scurrying home.” At least, that’s how Gov. Larry Hogan saw what happened last year.

What “Baltimore’s Hero Mom” Would’ve Done Differently Last April

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A year on, Inside Edition asked Toya Graham what, if anything, she would have done differently on April 27, 2015.

Baltimore’s Devin Allen Puts Success to Good Use

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Devin Allen’s compelling photography from Baltimore’s unrest last April not only earned him an acclaimed Time cover, but it also made him famous

New Smithsonian Museum Will Archive Baltimore Protest History

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A rendering of the future Museum of African American History & Culture, being built on the National Mall in DC
A rendering of the future Museum of African American History & Culture, being built on the National Mall in DC

This is a historic time for Baltimore–and historians are paying attention.

John Waters Has Some Ideas About How to Fix Baltimore

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During the recent unrest in Baltimore, plenty of celebrities were not shy about sharing their opinions. But John Waters, Baltimore enthusiast and unofficial spokesman for the city, kept mum.

In the Wake of Unrest, Baltimore Has a New Initiative

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The leadership of the city of Baltimore has at times been better at coming up with new slogans, surveys, and initiatives than at actually making sure all its residents are taken care of.

The Ordinary Baltimoreans Who Unexpectedly Became Famous This Week

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The national media has descended on Baltimore this week, and some local characters have found themselves unexpectedly in the spotlight. 

Watch This Baltimore Protestor Totally School Geraldo

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Geraldo Rivera came to Baltimore to report on the civil unrest following Freddie Gray’s death for Fox News. What he didn’t expect, it seems, was to be called out for the media’s role in perpetuating XXX storylines about Baltimore.

Pop Culture Tweets About Baltimore Were Good, Bad, and Ugly

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Thank god for Twitter. In times of trouble, we can now have access to the fleeting thoughts of famous actors, sports stars, reality TV divas, and other assorted celebrities. How else would we be able to know what to think about complex, multi-factored events?

BSO Hosts Free Concert at Noon Today

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Much of the national media in recent days has painted a very one-sided picture of Baltimore. While Baltimore is plagued with some serious problems, it’s also a resilient, compassionate city with lots to offer. That’s why it’s so lovely to see that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s response to the civil unrest in town has been to play a free concert. Open to everyone. This afternoon. 

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