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Things seem gloomy for us so enjoy the song today!

Baltimore Coverage, Day 2

– Across the U.S., folks are showing solidarity with those protesting in Baltimore

– Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY): Lack of the family structure caused the problems in Baltimore

– Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland and hoping to run for president, is someone who advocated broken windows in Maryland; That worked out well!

– Activist Dominque Stevenson speaks with The Real News about the real events going on in Baltimore

– So let me understand this? Violence is extremely newsworthy in the case of Baltimore, yet poverty isn’t the same for mainstream outlets?

– Gang members from the Bloods and Crips speak with The Real News about policing along with demonstrations in the city

– More videos can be found by The Real News about systemic poverty in the city and potential solutions for residents

– FDL alum and friend Kit O’Connell writes a necessary piece explaining how Gray’s death was “the last straw” for Baltimore residents

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.