Police Brutality and the Baltimore Riots

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After last night's rioting, there is tension on the streets of Baltimore — filled with protesters, police and the National Guard. At the white House today, President Obama denounced last night's violence but praised peaceful protest by thousands of people over the killing Freddie Gray, of a young black man in police custody, and what he called "decades" of abuse that needs to be recognized. Investigative reporter Mark Puente is following the story for the Baltimore Sun.

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A demonstrator confronts police near Camden Yards during a protest against the death in
police custory of Freddie Gray in Baltimore April 25, 2015. (Sait Serkan Gurbuz/Reuters)