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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,

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Data and Visualizations

Visualizations that have emerged from recent events of unrest as well as resources for obtaining open source data.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly offers free courses on creating data visualizations.

This Map Shows the Freddie Gray Protests Across the Country
Gabrielle Canon, Bryan Schatz, and AJ Vicens
May 1, 2015, Mother Jones

2 Maps That Explain The Baltimore Riots - 1968 And Now
Mike Spies, April 28, 2015, Vocativ

Mapping Police Violence

View visualizations, download the data and create your own. Scroll to the bottom of the landing page to see when the site was last updated.

Mapping Police Violence landing page


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