Skip to Main Content

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,

African American Intellectual History Society

A list of readings that educators can use to broach conversations in the classroom about the horrendous events that unfolded in Charleston, South Carolina on the evening of June 17, 2015.

Black Lives Matter: Race, Policing, and Protest
Madison Area Technical College

"This guide is meant as a jumping off point for students and instructors to explore the issues surrounding the recent deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the subsequent protests across the country, as well as protests surrounding the death of Tony Robinson in Madison, WI."

Ferguson Resources
University of Arizona

A guide on Mike Brown's death and events in Ferguson, MO + beyond.

Baltimore Unrest infoPlaylist
Cook Library, Towson University

"This Baltimore Unrest infoPlaylist created by Librarians Megan Browndorf and Joyce Garczynski contains resources related to the latest news, analysis of what happened to Freddie Gray and the aftermath, the demographics of Baltimore, the history of Baltimore policing and the 1968 Baltimore riots, as well as the recovery efforts."

Black Lives Matter
Broward College North Campus Library

"Our goal is to ensure that our colleagues understand why #BlackLivesMatter (and address the social response to the notion of All Lives Matter), focus on social justice, and create an atmosphere of civil discussion on race."

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art | Location: 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 | Mailing: 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217

Research Help: 410-225-2273 / | General Questions: 410-225-2272 /

Decker on Facebook Decker on Instagram Decker on tumblr Decker on Twitter