BALTIMORE (WJZ)–As businesses rebuild, and the city tries to heal, groups across Baltimore are taking their message of peace and justice to the heart of riot torn areas.
Today was a citywide day of unity as residents try to get back to normal while calling for justice for Freddie Gray.READ MORE: National Weather Service Confirms EF-1 Tornado Hit Bowie, Second Tornado In Anne Arundel County
Christie Ileto has more.
Half a block from his April arrest is the newest mural of Freddie Gray.
Caron Williams says the images reflect Freddie and the last three weeks in Baltimore.
Reflecting on the images Williams says, “It’s kind of bad, but it’s kind of positive too because we all came together as a people, and not just black people, as far the whole race of Baltimore, but everyone can come past it and see it.”
Saturday is a day of unity in Baltimore following weeks of turbulence after the police custody death of the 25 year old.READ MORE: ‘It’s Not Working,’ Council Member Frustrated At Relentless Violence In Baltimore As Police Defend Crime Plan
Baltimore is healing through music, peace bike rallies across the city and town halls– opening the dialogue for youth.
“While we’re questioning how we’re being policed, how racism affects our community, we don’t really question the rest of the problem, which is this is not just a black lives matter issue,” Diondre Jackson said.
Ileto:”Why was it important to have youth involved in this particular day?”
“I felt there are leadership qualities in our youth and it’s us as adults to be able to pick up the mantle if we dropped it, to uplift them,” said Yonasda Lonewolf.
Gray lives in the artwork that residents and strangers now flock to see. It’s also a reminded that the fight for justice is far from over.
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