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Racism

Question of the week

How has the death of Freddie Gray two years ago on April 19 and any of the various responses to it affected your perception of the city or wider world?

Six Baltimore police officers were indicted in the Freddie Gray case; three were acquitted and three had all charges against them dropped. Rioting and arson followed Freddie Gray's tragic death, but no violence followed those verdicts — giving credence that the citizens of Baltimore accepted that justice had been served. The culture of the police department should be examined, bad officers removed and racist actions rooted out. But I am concerned that the current Department of Justice consent decree begins with the same...

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