Baltimore Uprising, One Year Later: 1968 and 2015

Voices Of The Freddie Gray ProtestApril 6, 2016 – Segment 2

As part of our series this month, Baltimore Uprising, One Year Later, our guests consider both the 1968 unrest and the 2015 uprising.  With: The Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and Executive Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School; Lady Brion, spoken word artist and Baltimore’s Grand Slam Champion, Resident Poet for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and Program Manager for Dewmore Baltimore; Avon Bellamy, Sr., poet, writer and activist; and Dr. Robert Birt, author of The Liberatory Thought of Martin Luther King Jr.: Critical Essays on the Philosopher King, and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bowie State University.

Written by Marc Steiner

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