On April 12, 25-year old Freddie Gray was arrested in West Baltimore. A week later he died from a neck injury while in police custody, sparking protests that captured national attention.
Baltimore Riots I
On Monday, April 27th, 2015 in Baltimore Maryland riots broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a man who died while in police custody. Although the violence and chaos seen on the news was real, there is another story to be told. It's the story of people trying to hold their community together.
Baltimore Riots II
On Monday, April 27th, 2015 in Baltimore Maryland riots broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a man who died while in police custody. After a peaceful march through Baltimore, a back and forth started with residents and police. The residents felt like the police officers were antagonizing the people as opposed to protecting them.
Baltimore Riots III
On May 2nd, 2015, a rally was held in Baltimore about a week after the riots. This rally then turned into a 'shut it down march' that lead to the CVS that had been destroyed during the riots. Once everyone got there it turned into a massive celebration with people of all ages, races, and religions. After curfew started, most people went home, but Joseph Kent led a group of protesters on a march that ended in every participant's arrest.