On April 19th, Freddie Gray, an African American was arrested and died in police custody. He suffered severe spinal injuries while in custody which lead to his death. As a result protests broke out all over the country, and got violent in Baltimore.
On Thursday Baltimore State Attorney decided to charge the six officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray. Additionally, The Justice Department will investigate whether the Baltimore Police Department engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional policing, law enforcement officials.
The State Attorney’s decision to charge the officers was greeted with enthusiasm by a number of well know figures such as Jesse Williams, Piers Morgan and Missy Elliot. The musician Prince has just released a song called Baltimore on Sound Cloud:https://soundcloud.com/prince3eg/baltimore