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The Uprise That Wasn't (2016) | 4 min

On the day Officer Goodson was acquitted, mainstream media expected unrests similar to those that followed Freddy Gray's death in 2015. However, besides peaceful protests, the situation never got out of control. The National Guard was alerted, but never showed up on the streets. The North Penn section of the city, where most of the 2015 unrest took place, was peaceful.