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Morgan State University
Reclaim Freddie Gray
Reclaim Freddie Gray

Our hearts go out to the family of Freddie Gray, who not only had to bury a loved one today but also to cope with the violence that raged across the streets of West Baltimore in the hours that followed his funeral. The scenes that played out on the streets — teens throwing rocks and bricks, setting cars ablaze, plundering stores; police officers lined up in tactical gear, firing tear gas and pepper balls, some of them injured badly by the reckless violence — were not only at odds with the Gray family's expressly stated wishes but also with the hope for a true redress of their grievances and those of the community at large. We join with the Gray family in urging...