There’s a history of police brutality in Baltimore. The protests there now fit a similar pattern in the USA. Residence who have spent decades watching the police beat them up finally declare ‘NO MORE’.
Freddie Gray’s spinal column was broken while he was in the custody of the Baltimore police the kind of brutality Gray suffered happens with a disturbing frequency in that city.
In 2014 The Baltimore Sun published a series called “Undue Force” about the brutality of the police in Baltimore and the millions of dollars those unjustified actions have cost the city: $5.7 million since 2011.