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Posted by on May 2nd, 2015
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Baltimore set for ‘victory rally’ as officers charged

Thousands expected to attend march, celebrating charges against six police officers over custodial death of a black man.
National Guard, curfew activated amid confrontations after memorial for black man who died of injuries in custody.
The single image from Baltimore that captures a city trying to heal

Images of the chaos and violence that engulfed Baltimore, as police and rioters clashed in recent days, have been splashed across TV screens and newspaper front pages But on social media, it is the image of a young black boy offering a bottle of water to an officer donning riot gear that has moved thousands of people to share and comment. See also: Why the kids on the streets of Baltimore are fed up Read more… More about U.S., Us World, Us,
Photos: Violence erupts in Baltimore




BALTIMORE — Some of the speakers at the funeral for Freddie Gray — who died in police custody in Baltimore on April 19 — wanted the service to be non-political. But the ceremony quickly evolved into a mix of mourning and call to action, and the crowd didn’t seem to mind

Man who recorded video of Freddie Gray’s arrest is arrested, detained by Baltimore police

…is the man who, after Gray’s death, released cell phone footage of Gray’s arrest. He later told the Baltimore Sun that Baltimore police officers tackled the 25-year-old victim like “a piece of origami.” Read the res

For the second time in five months, an American city erupted in protests and unrest following a police killing of an unarmed black person. On Saturday evening, scores of people took to the streets of Baltimore to protest the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray in police custody a fortnight ago.

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