Mother Filmed Removing Son From Baltimore Protest
Tensions continued to flare in Baltimore on Monday evening as police clashed with protesters, who took to the streets in the wake of Freddie Gray’s funeral. Notably, this particular young rioter, who’s mother was having none of it, and made that very clear. The riot police are scary, but hell hath no fury like a protective mother.
Posted by Tommy Bee on Monday, 27 April 2015
The pair were originally noticed in the background of an ABC news clip, and posted to instagram with the comment “That awkward moment your mom catches you rioting”
Gray was a 25-year-old black man who died on the 19th of April in police custody due to a spinal cord injury, but under unclear circumstances, and people around the city—notably, many teens—gathered in protest. Following this unrest, the Baltimore Police Department has attempted to be upfront about Gray’s death, declaring there were “no excuses” for why he was left unbuckled in a police van that made multiple stops as he required urgent medical attention.
Would you ever forbid your child from taking part in protests? What do you think?