Riot

On April 27, 2015, friends, family and mourners gathered around Freddie Gray’s casket as it was being lowered into the ground at Woodlawn Cemetery in Baltimore.  Freddie Gray was a 25 year old black man who died from spinal injuries a week after he was arrested by Baltimore police.  This is now another death of a black man in police custody.  Parts of Baltimore became chaos with torching of businesses and police cars and throwing bricks at police officers.  The riot is the latest flare up amid the national debate over police use of force, especially when black suspects are involved. 

The Human Gallery do not promote violence.  This is not a way to resolve problems or change a situation.  Riots hurt a community far more than it helps but anyone could see that this heated situation would soon boil over.

DVNLLN captured powerful images of the city’s chaos and did an excellent job showing the emotion and turmoil behind what is going on in Baltimore.  You can see more and follow on his Instagram at BYDVNLLN. 
   

                 

All images by DVNLLN

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