Five Days Summary
Erica L. Green and Wes Moore

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Five Days Overview

Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City is a nonfiction book by Wes Moore and Erica L. Green. The book focuses on five days of protests and social unrest in Baltimore in 2015, specifically in the wake of the police killing of Freddie Gray. The book follows a wide array of individuals, including activists, lawyers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and police officers. The book uses the events of those days—and the experiences of those individual people—to expound upon relevant issues of race an inequality in the United States. The book explores themes such as racism, economic inequality, accountability, and community.

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