A Ground-Level View of Baltimore’s Protests: Hope, Anger, and Beauty

Photos by Andrew Renneisen, text by Mitchell Grummon

Black baby dolls hung from a tree as a symbol of protest of the death of 25 year old Freddie Gray in Baltimore, MD on April 28, 2015. (Photo/Andrew Renneisen)

Black baby dolls hung from a tree as a symbol of protest of the death of 25 year old Freddie Gray in Baltimore, MD on April 28, 2015. (Photo/Andrew Renneisen)

 

 

 

On April 12, Freddie Gray was arrested by Baltimore police. One hour later he was comatose. A week later he was dead, succumbing to spinal injuries inflicted while in custody. On Monday, Gray’s funeral was followed by peaceful protests as well as looting, arson, and confrontations with police.

Photographer Andrew Renneisen was on the streets that night and the following day as the city took stock of the riots’ aftermath, capturing images of violence and destruction, but also hope and courage.

Read More  A Ground-Level View of Baltimore’s Protests: Hope, Anger, and Beauty | Mother Jones.

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