Baltimore Riot

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The riot in Baltimore reflected the country's angst in light of several incidents, where black Americans were killed in confrontation with the police. In many of these cases, the deceased were unarmed.

Freddie Gray, who died after suffering a catastrophic injury while in police custody, lit the match to the powder keg for the "Charm City.”

Decades of high inequality, racial disparity, and police brutality in the African-American community fueled the city's eventual explosion.
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