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Emancipatory Journalism

Preserve The Baltimore Uprising Archive Project

Interview with Dr. Jared A. Ball

“This project began in April 2015. Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man from Baltimore, was arrested by Baltimore police on April 12, 2015. He had run after seeing the uniformed officers. Officers chased and apprehended him. Video shows Gray being dragged to a police vehicle. By all accounts, he was agitated during transport to a city jail. Officers used leg restraints to subdue him. While in custody, Gray displayed signs of serious injury, and he became unconscious. Police called for emergency medical assistance. Freddie Gray was transported to a hospital where he died on April 19, 2015, from a spinal injury.”

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