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Rawlings-Blake calls for 'new ideas' to reduce black-on-black crime
Rawlings-Blake calls for 'new ideas' to reduce black-on-black crime

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, presiding over a city where 90 percent of homicide victims and 90 percent of suspects were African-Americans, called for "new ideas" Monday in the longstanding fight against black-on-black crime. "Let us all work together to discuss what's working and hopefully have a conversation about new ideas and approaches," Rawlings-Blake said in her most expansive comments on the subject to date. "None of us have all the answers, but I believe working together we can make a real difference in our community. This issue is too important for us to fall short." The mayor recruited a cross section of city leaders to a forum next week to...

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