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Event Pick: Rise Bmore, a spoken and musical commemoration of Freddie Gray’s death

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Freddie Gray Mural
Photo by Bruce Emmerling, via Flickr

On this day three years ago, doctors pronounced Freddie Gray dead at University of Maryland Shock Trauma, a week after Baltimore police officers dragged him into a van for a fateful ride leading to his death. Tonight, local poets, writers, musicians and others will honor the 25-year-old whose death at the hands of police set off an uprising.

Meet the Baltimore Natives Behind the Music for HBO’s ‘Baltimore Rising’

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Mashica and Dontae Winslow, known together as Winslow Dynasty. Photo courtesy of the couple.

Tasked with composing the music for Sonja Sohn’s much-lauded documentary, “Baltimore Rising,” Dontae Winslow tapped into memories of his life growing up here.

Another Freddie Gray Case Officer Cleared of All Administrative Charges

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Lt. Brian Rice

Lt. Brian Rice, the highest ranking officer on the scene on the day Freddie Gray’s spinal cord was severed, was cleared of any wrongdoing today by a police trial board.

Officer Caesar Goodson, Van Driver in Freddie Gray’s Death, Acquitted by Trial Board

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Officer Caesar Goodson

The police van driver once accused in court of giving Freddie Gray a “rough ride” won’t face any punishment from the Baltimore Police Department.

Baltimore Private Schools Embroiled in Controversy from Racially Charged Social Media Photos

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Some of Baltimore’s private schools are in the worst kind of spotlight this week, thanks to some deplorable Halloween antics from a group of students and an alum.

Watch: The Trailer is Out for HBO’s New Documentary, ‘Baltimore Rising’

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Still via YouTube/HBO

A new documentary premiering on HBO next month offers us a look in the mirror two and a half years out from the Uprising that ignited with Freddie Gray’s death.

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