Volunteers Pull Together to Aid Baltimore Riot Victimsi
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Chris Simkins
May 04, 2015 9:09 PM
Calm has returned to Baltimore, Maryland, after authorities lifted an overnight curfew imposed almost a week ago to stem the rioting that followed the funeral of Freddie Gray - the 25-year-old black man who died of spinal injuries suffered while in police custody. Six police officers, three of them African-American, have been charged in connection with his death. Baltimore is now trying to get back to normal, in part with the help of volunteers who responded to calls to help those in the city's riot-torn neighborhoods. VOA's Chris Simkins introduces us to some of those volunteers.

Volunteers Pull Together to Aid Baltimore Riot Victims

Chris Simkins

Published May 04, 2015

Calm has returned to Baltimore, Maryland, after authorities lifted an overnight curfew imposed almost a week ago to stem the rioting that followed the funeral of Freddie Gray - the 25-year-old black man who died of spinal injuries suffered while in police custody. Six police officers, three of them African-American, have been charged in connection with his death. Baltimore is now trying to get back to normal, in part with the help of volunteers who responded to calls to help those in the city's riot-torn neighborhoods. VOA's Chris Simkins introduces us to some of those volunteers.


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