#FreddieGray and the Struggles of Black Baltimore

Written by Albert Phillips, Owner of FreeDUMB Apparel 

I can’t remember the last time I have heard every major media organization in the country discussing my hometown. We usually get meshed in with other cities with high murder rates or get a honorable mention if the Ravens or the Orioles are having a decent season, but nothing like what we have recently witnessed.

 Since the death of Freddie Grey, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a Mortal Kombat type injury to his spine, the tension in Baltimore has been palpable. The Baltimore City Police Department has assassinated another brother in my community. 

The memories of other victims like Tyrone West and Rekia Boyd come to mind. Their killers were officers. Their killers walked free.

Read the entire article here. 

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