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Understanding Civic Unrest in Baltimore: From the '68 Riots to the Uprising of 2015 and Present Day

Unrest is part of United States history. The goal of this resource is to help folks investigate the history of it, with a particular focus on Baltimore City,

A Note About Newspaper Links

If links are broken (newspapers tend to move things quickly), keep in mind you can search for full text articles from The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Post, and The New York Times using the Research Databases available via Decker Library. For questions, please ask a librarian or contact us at refer@mica.edu.

Article Topics

The list of articles below are not exhaustive. The articles are categorized by topic and they include:

  • On Unrest: History and Opinions
  • The Baltimore Uprising 1 Year Anniversary
  • Unrest of 2015
  • Court Trials
  • The Media's Coverage of the Civic Unrest of 2015
  • Baltimore '68 Riots
  • Police Brutality
  • Unrest of 2015 and Art
  • Social Issues in Baltimore and Beyond
  • Response to Ferguson

 

On Unrest: History and Opinions


 

The Baltimore Uprising 1 Year Anniversary


 

Baltimore Uprising of 2015


 

Baltimore Uprising of 2015 - Court Trials

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Baltimore Uprising of 2015 - On the Media's Coverage 


 

Baltimore '68 Riots

  • Recalling baltimore's 1968 riots. (1998, Apr 03). The Sun Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/406380749?accountid=28043
  • Dechter, G. (2007, Apr 04). ECHOES OF 1968 ; BALTIMORE'S RIOTS REMEMBERED; IN A FIRST, UB STUDENTS DOCUMENT THE DEADLY CONVULSION 39 YEARS AGO. The Sun Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/406156105?accountid=28043
  • Yockel, M. (2007, May). 100 Years: The Riots of 1968. Baltimore Magazine.
  • Kelly, J. (2011, Mar 26). NEW BOOK LOOKS CLOSELY AT THE RIOTS OF APRIL 1968. The Baltimore Sun Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/858718365?accountid=28043
  • Neyfakh, L. (2015, April 27). The Riots of '68. Slate.

 

Police Brutality


 

Unrest of 2015 and Art

 

*See also: Photo and Video Essays.


 

Social Issues in Baltimore and Beyond


 

Response to Ferguson


 

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