REFLECTION: As riots follow Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore, calls for calm ring hollow

by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic Rioting broke out on Monday in Baltimore—an angry response to the death of Freddie Gray, a death my native city seems powerless to explain. Gray did not die mysteriously in some back alley but in the custody of the city's publicly appointed guardians of order. And yet the mayor of … Continue reading REFLECTION: As riots follow Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore, calls for calm ring hollow