The two Baltimore-area mothers have watched from different vantages the divide between police and black communities. But the mothers of a Baltimore policeman and a teenage boy had a shared plea Thursday for President Barack Obama:
How to keep their sons safe.
Teri George, a Northeast Baltimore mother, told Obama at a televised town hall meeting that she worries about her son who is a Baltimore City police officer.
During the Freddie gray rioting, she said, "he had water bottles thrown at him, he had rocks, he had a brick thrown through his window, he had glass in his eyes, but he's still out there. What's he supposed to do? What's he supposed to do to protect...