A young black man dies at the hands of police. Community members grow angry as officials limit the release of information to a trickle.
The city governments of Baltimore and Chicago have been similarly shaken this year by large protests over how officials have handled homicide investigations into their police officers.
In both cities, Democratic mayors have come under fire from African American community members, and both mayors fired the leaders of their embattled police departments.
And perhaps most unusual, prosecutors overseeing both cities have filed criminal charges against the officers accused of wrongdoing.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands by before speaking at the start of a 300 Man March from Hilton to Milton streets to speak out against violence in the city.