Dozens Protest After Baltimore Officials Propose Funding Youth Jail, Cutting Education Spending

A new round of protests emerged in Baltimore yesterday after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposed the $30 million construction of a Baltimore juvenile detention center—one day before cutting $11 million from the city’s public school funding.During yesterday morning’s commute, more than 40 protestors took to highways to protest the proposal, sparking outrage among commuters and causing a two-hour traffic jam. The group, led by Rev. Jamal H. Bryant, said that the demonstration would be the first of “10 biblical plagues” as long as Gov.

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