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With rise in crime in Baltimore and U.S., issue moves to the forefront for Maryland voters, gubernatorial candidates

June 3, 2022

When Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rushern Baker III launched his first television ad of Maryland’s 2022 campaign, he chose to focus on murders in Baltimore, telling viewers “nobody in power gives a damn” about the carnage because the victims are Black and vowing to “stop the slaughter of young Black men.” And it’s not just Baker, a former Prince George’s County executive, who’s been talking about crime and policing on the campaign trail.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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