Amid Riots in Baltimore, Many Colleges Close Early

April 28, 2015

Several colleges and universities in Baltimore closed early Monday, as protests over the death of Freddie Gray turned violent. Gray, a black man who died in unclear circumstances while in police custody, is to many the latest symbol of police mistreatment of black men. Among the colleges that announced either that they were closing early or calling off evening classes Monday: Baltimore City Community College, Coppin State University, the University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland at Baltimore.


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