The city’s eruption follows decades of systemic failure

America 1968 Baltimore Riots 2015 Time Magazine CoverBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was in church when she heard that Freddie Gray was dead. She says she knew “immediately” that this was something more than the depressingly common passing of another young man in a troubled old city. Black men dying at the hands of police had become ….more: http://time.com/3841451/the-roots-of-baltimores-riot/?pcd=hp-magmod