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Four events related to Freddie Gray and racial justice this week

Four events related to Freddie Gray and racial justice this week

A Baltimore Uprising Anniversary Gathering

April 27

A year ago this week, rioters burned down the CVS on Penn and North. It was the ugliest image from the mostly peaceful uprising and the national and international press, obsessed with this narrative, played it on a loop ad nauseam. Since then, the neighborhood has been slowly healing and a new CVS has opened in the same spot. To mark the anniversary of the Uprising, the Circles of Voices group will gather outside the store with live music and spoken word performances. Activists PFK Boom, Tawanda Jones, and photographer Devin Allen will speak about the events that occurred in Sandtown one year ago. The...

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