Friday, May 1, 2015

Rochester marches for Baltimore

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Members of several Rochester activist groups are marching through the city this afternoon to show support for people in Baltimore protesting the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Marches and other events are taking place nationwide in what is being called the Black Spring movement.

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Gray’s death has been ruled a homicide. Six Baltimore police officers face charges, according to CNN

About 50 people are participating in today’s march, including members of Metro Justice, B.L.A.C.K., the Black Rose Anarchist Federation, and Rochester Anarchists. The march started on Genesee Street. 


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