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‘Wire’ Alum Sonja Sohn Directing HBO Documentary on Freddie Gray Aftermath

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Sonja Sohn as Detective Shakima “Kima” Greggs on “The Wire.”

Sonja Sohn, known to many as Detective Kima Greggs on “The Wire,” has consistently reappeared in the city long since the show ended. This year, she’ll put her deep knowledge of the city’s problems to use as the director of the HBO documentary, “For the Love of Baltimore.”

Today Show Apologizes: Baltimore is Not Charleston

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Not Charleston
Not Charleston

When the Today Show’s Matt Lauer announced on Wednesday that the trial of a Charleston, South Carolina, police officer involved in the death of Walter Scott received a mistrial, viewers may have been surprised to see Baltimore on the screen.

In “Baltimore Rising,” Artists React to the Civil Unrest of April 2015

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"Untitled," by Devin Allen
“Untitled,” by Devin Allen

How is Baltimore doing since the riots in April 2015? What has changed? What still needs to change?

Stephen Towns’ Newest Exhibition Chronicles Nat Turner’s Rebellion for a City Scarred by Uprisings

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Artist Stephen Towns vividly remembers the days after Freddie Gray died. He watched as Baltimore residents, many of them young black men, set fire to buildings, looted and tore apart areas of the city.

Police Arrested Freddie Gray Protesters Last Year by Surveilling Social Media

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Veggies/CC By SA 3.0
Veggies/CC By SA 3.0

Officers were able to single out and arrest protesters with outstanding warrants during the Freddie Gray riots with help from a social media monitoring tool, the ACLU has found.

Mosby Talks Family and Freddie Gray Aftermath to NYT Mag

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Photo by Ryan Pfluger via The New York Times Magazine
Photo by Ryan Pfluger via The New York Times Magazine

“I don’t think I’ll ever be who I was before,” Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby says of the fallout of the Freddie Gray police trials.

Police Who Were Cleared in Freddie Gray’s Death Honored at Gala

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Cell phone video shows Gray being arrested.
Cell phone video shows Gray being arrested.

Three of the Baltimore police officers who were charged, then cleared, in connection with the death of Freddie Gray received a tribute at a recent DC gala.

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