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Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
Reframing Baltimore after Freddie Gray
Reframing Baltimore after Freddie Gray

Among us, one is new to Baltimore, one a 25 year transplant and one a native. We are all head-over-heels in love with the city. We shared the heartbreak of watching our city in crisis last week. But even in those dark moments, we believed in the fundamental resilience and strengths of Baltimore. We embrace the complexity of this city, know its great as well as broken parts, and remain excited about its tremendous potential. The city we know and love was not visible in the prevailing narrative about the Baltimore uprising so dominant on national and international media. One would think that this is a city afraid of itself. The images of an unsafe, out-of-control city were everywhere. ...