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Towson University students draw lessons from the Baltimore Uprising

Towson University students draw lessons from the Baltimore Uprising

With the one-year anniversary of Freddie Gray's death just a couple weeks away, 22-year-old Towson University student, activist, and writer Bilphena Yahwon has a busy evening ahead of her this Friday night in April. She's making appearances at two events that evidence the lasting impact of the uprising: a panel in Charles Village on the topic of activism and a legal defense fundraiser in Mount Vernon for Keith Davis Jr., the first man shot by police since the death of Gray.

Yahwon rushes into St. John's United Methodist Church on St. Paul Street in Charles Village and takes a seat at the table in the front of the room as Towson University students, alumnae, faculty,...

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