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Victor Cristobal chants during a demonstration outside a campaign rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in San Jose

What Democrats Need To Know About Violence At Trump Rallies

This spring, Donald Trump added a new phrase to the stock of improvised riffs he throws out at his rallies: “I love my protesters.” And if my Twitter mentions are any indication, there are a lot of people who think they know why: disruptions inside or outside Trump’s events just might help elect him president. But the people using my historical work to make this particular argument need to read it less selectively and more attentively.

June 16, 2016
A protester is removed from the crowd as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Cleveland

Endorse This: Trump’s Plan For GOP Reconciliation? Threatening “Riots”

Donald was asked how he planned on unifying the Republican Party, should a brokered convention prevent him from winning the nomination on the first ballot.

March 16, 2016

Riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri To Remain In State Of Emergency: Officials

The state of emergency, which gives county police oversight of security in the city of 21,000 people, was declared following a shooting incident at a protest Sunday night.

August 12, 2015
Race, LeBron James, Superman, Spiderman, Sports, Top News, Basketball, Athlete, Cleveland, Police Shooting, Celebrity, Riots

LeBron Goes From Playmaker to Peacemaker

Demanding justice but keeping the peace, LeBron James asks the people of Cleveland not to riot.

May 26, 2015
State of Emergency, Baltimore, Freddie Gray, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Fouth Amendment, Police Brutality, Riots, Larry Hogan

Baltimore Mayor Seeks U.S. Probe Of Police; Governor Lifts Emergency

The state of emergency is lifted off of Baltimore and mayor Rawlings-Blake seeks to ensure the city’s police department does not engage in egregious or criminal behavior.

May 6, 2015
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Attorney General Loretta Lynch Meets With Freddie Gray’s Family

Following Freddie Gray’s death and the riots it sparked, Loretta Lynch visits Baltimore as one of her first duties as Attorney General.

May 5, 2015
Baltimore, Baseball, Empty Stadium, MLB, National News, Protest, Riots, Police Brutality, White Sox, Sports

Participants, Residents Reflect On Meaning Of Fanless Baseball In Baltimore

The MLB experiments with an empty stadium: If there are no fans to watch the Orioles and White Sox play, is truly a game?

April 30, 2015
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And The O’s Played On

The cult of sport faces off against civil protests, as riots ripple through Baltimore, and the Orioles decide whether or not to play ball.

April 28, 2015

Baltimore Devolves Into Chaos, Violence, Looting

Monday’s violent acts followed the distribution of a flier on social media calling for high schoolers to “purge,” a reference to a movie in which all laws are suspended for a day.

April 28, 2015

Baltimore Police Injured During Protests After Freddie Gray Laid To Rest

The unrest slowly built up steam in the early afternoon, beginning with a few individuals confronting a phalanx of officers then growing to hundreds of people swarming through the area.

April 27, 2015

Nationwide Protests Take Place As Ferguson Grapples With Second Night Of Demonstrations

The protests over Michael Brown’s shooting continue to spread nationwide.

November 26, 2014

Officials Express Concern Over ‘Outsiders’ In Missouri Protests

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON, Mo. — The perpetrators of violence who have instigated a response that has filled the air with tear gas the past ten days are generally not a presence among the demonstrators protesting the death of Michael Brown. Rather, police and peaceful demonstrators say, the rocks, Molotov cocktails and gunfire directed […]

August 20, 2014

Twenty Protesters Killed In New Ukraine Clashes

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine — At least 20 protesters were killed Thursday morning as gunfire rang out in central Kiev, breaking the shaky truce reached between President Victor Yanukovich and opposition leaders the previous night. Oleh Musiy, chief of the protest camp health service, told the Los Angeles Times that dozens […]

February 20, 2014