via The New York Times:

BALTIMORE — “The governor of Maryland activated the National Guard and the mayor of Baltimore imposed a citywide curfew on Monday, after rioters looted stores and pelted riot-gear-clad police with rocks in the hours after Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who has become the nation’s latest symbol of police brutality, was laid to rest.”

“’Too many people have spent generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs,’ Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said in announcing the 10 p.m.-to-5 a.m. curfew, which comes on top of a curfew for juveniles already in place.”

“’We are deploying every resource possible to gain control of the situation and to ensure peace going forward,’ Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said.”

Read more here:  The New York Times

Photo credit:  Baltimore Riots

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