Baltimore Mayor Apologizes for Using Word ‘Thug’

‘I clearly made a mistake’

STEPHANIE RAWLINGS-BLAKE: "I would like to say I'm a perfect individual, I'll be perfect next year, maybe. I clearly made a mistake. I should not have characterized people's kids as thugs. I'm sure you understand how intense and what a pressure cooker this week has been. And, you know, like I said, I certainly regret saying it."

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