BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Thousands of people walked the streets of Baltimore in what’s billed as a victory celebration, flooding the area in front of City Hall.
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Speakers rejoiced over the charges announced against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, while saying more must be done to prevent police brutality.
“We need to elevate the conversation about race and race relations in this country,” said State Senator Catherine Pugh.
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The marchers include people of all races, from Baltimore and out of state. They sang songs and shared stories of loss and called for change.
“We are united to stop this,” said one woman.
“Nobody can come here and tell us we are not important because we are,” said one protester.
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“We will let the world know that the march for justice continues until the police brutality ends in all 50 states,” Shabazz said.