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How the uprising led one man to become West Baltimore’s newest advocate

January 17, 2024

Eric Stephenson remembers the day he had his epiphany about Baltimore. He was here on a work assignment and living in a comfortable apartment not far from North and Pennsylvania avenues. It was April 27, 2015, the day the uprising erupted in the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death from injuries suffered in police custody. “I could smell the smoke from the fires and hear the young people walking past my window recounting what they had just witnessed,” Stephenson said.

 

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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