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Baltimore Riot 1968 Bentalou St. at Edmonson

Tragic Aftermath of 1968 Riot

This sad photo shows Baltimore after the 1968 riots, which devastated the city, and much of the country. Source: Flickr user Kevin Mueller I think this is the same intersection today on Google Street...

Film Footage of ’68 Baltimore Riots

This is something fascinating that we dug up at the National Archives. It shows some film footage from the April ’68 riots in Baltimore following Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. Source: U.S. National Archives
Civilians and National Guard troops standing on the street of Harford Rd. and Lafayette Ave.

Baltimore Riot of 1968

The Baltimore Riot of 1968 was primarily caused by the death of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. The riot in Baltimore didn’t start until two days after King’s death. The riots...