Najuel Gaylord plays foosball at the Lillian S. Jones Recreation Center in West Baltimore's Sandtown neighborhood. Local recreation centers, which have a long tradition in Baltimore, provide a much-needed refuge for children in some of the city's poorest areas. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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John Carroll, then executive vice president and editor of The Los Angeles Times, speaking at a panel discussion with fellow editors in 2003. Carroll died Sunday at age 73. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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A man walks past the damaged Oxford Tavern on April 30 in Baltimore. Richard Sung Kang's liquor store and bar was hit by looters during a riot over the police-involved death of neighborhood resident Freddie Gray. The doors and windows were broken and cash and inventory stolen, leaving shelves bare. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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A Baltimore police officer attempts to secure a crime scene with tape at the scene of a shooting at the intersection of West North Avenue and Druid Hill Avenue in West Baltimore, Md., on May 30. Local media have reported more than 35 murders in the city since the April rioting over the death of 25-year-old resident Freddie Gray. Jim Bourg/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Kurt Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, is now the president of the University of Baltimore. Courtesy of the University of Baltimore hide caption

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Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police Department speaks to the media as Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson (left) stands near a Twin Peaks restaurant where nine members of a motorcycle gang were shot and killed in Waco, Texas, on Tuesday. Mike Stone/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the soggy finish line to win the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Graduates of a training program pose for a portrait after a completion ceremony at the Center for Urban Families. Courtesy of the Center for Urban Families hide caption

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Public memorials, like the one at the scene where Freddie Gray was arrested, have become sites to commemorate other deaths of unarmed black men in similar police encounters across the country. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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