Is Baltimore Burning?

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Civil rights activist H. Rap Brown, center, is seen in this April 1968 file photo with his lawyer, William M. Kunstler, left. He is surrounded by police after his arraignment on charges of inciting a riot. (Capital, Annapolis, MD, July 24, 1992, p. A5.)

Purpose:

To examine the rhetoric and the reality behind the social tensions of 1960-1968 as they relate to free speech and peaceable assembly in the First amendment to the United States Constitution, and to civil disobedience.

In addition to the documents and resources presented here, see also the University of Baltimore web site, Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth.

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The Archives of Maryland Documents for the Classroom series of the Maryland State Archives was designed and developed by Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse and Dr. M. Mercer Neale and was prepared with the assistance of R. J. Rockefeller, Lynne MacAdam and other members of the Archives staff. MSA SC 2221-12. Publication no. 2395. © 1993 Maryland State Archives, rev. July 1998.

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