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Shooting 4 Peace delivers 'message of hope' to Baltimore nearly a year after Freddie Gray's death

Shooting 4 Peace delivers 'message of hope' to Baltimore nearly a year after Freddie Gray's death

It would have been just another charity basketball game if not for the place and time.

The place was the Physical Education Complex at Coppin State University, which happens to sit in the shadow of Mondawmin Mall, the flashpoint for the rioting that spread through West Baltimore a week after the death of Freddie Gray almost exactly a year ago.

That was no coincidence. The event was called Shooting 4 Peace and the intent was to promote unity in the inner city. The game pitted a traveling Christian group of former NBA players called SportsPower International against a team of Baltimore All-Stars made up of...

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