Community rallies around victim of McDonald's attack

The family of a transgender woman who was attacked in a Baltimore County McDonald's last week thanked the woman who stepped in and tried to help, as more than a hundred supporters gathered at the Rosedale restaurant Monday night. The rally drew together representatives of transgender, civil-rights and faith-based communities in a call to action to stop violence against all people. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Mary Hartney - Apr 26, 2011 - 5:56 AM PDT
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Edited by: Mary Hartney - Apr 26, 2011 - 5:58 AM PDT

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by Dana Kobilinsky - Apr. 27, 2011

The lead gets straight into the story, and people who are unaware of what occured in McDonald's can still understand what happened. The second paragraph seems to try to include too much information. Although it is a follow-up story, the information could be separated a little bit better. I don't quite understand the link to youtoube since it does not send the reader to fhe video in question. The article does a good job of including quotes from Thoms who tried to stop the fight. The article includes a lot of research on Teonna Monae Brown. The reporter does not source the information though, or say "according to police." The reporter mentions that Polis gave interviews after going to the hospital, but does not inlcude any quotes ... More »

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