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The next step for Baltimore
The next step for Baltimore

As a resident of Baltimore for almost all my life, the events of the past several weeks brought back vivid memories of the turmoil in April 1968 following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Since that time, we have made great strides in racial relations although there is still work to be done. The sad, untimely and preventable death of Freddie Gray has caused another period of turmoil in Baltimore's history — for reasons beyond racial differences. Over the years, the gap between richer and poorer has widened, creating a socioeconomic divide that many of us have chosen to ignore ("A step toward justice for Freddie Gray," May 1). Out of sight, out of mind....

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