VIDEO: Baltimore Police, Protesters React After Freddie Gray Funeral
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Baltimore on Monday night, looting and setting fire to local businesses after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died after his neck was almost completely severed from his spine while in police custody.
In a video posted by TheRealNews.com, cars erupt in fire, police in riot gear block the streets and a crowd gathers in front of a burning CVS pharmacy.
At one point in the video, protesters vent their frustrations to a Baltimore police officer.
“When he picked him up off the ground, the man couldn’t move,” a protester points out. “He couldn’t move.”
“I saw that too,” the police officer says. “And I agree with everything you just said.”
Read Chris Hedges on the rise of young black radicals here.
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