BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Reverend Al Sharpton has come to Baltimore, calling for non-violence. He says we should be fighting the violence and not adding to it.
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Sharpton says he understands the frustration but says it won’t help. He also had some harsh words for Governor Larry Hogan.READ MORE: Video Shows Baltimore County Man Elias Costianes In Senate Elevator, Chambers During Capitol Riot
“The cheap shots that the governor’s taken at the mayor — a governor who’s never stood up and dealt with police reform — should not be used as a deception here,” Sharpton said.
He addressed the media and then a group of attorneys announced a rally they will hold Saturday. It will start Saturday at noon at City Hall.MORE NEWS: COVID In Maryland: 809 New Cases, Hospitalizations Flat
If the protesters unite with love, it could be a healing moment for the city. If they unite with violence, it could be the worst protest we’ve seen so far.