Tag : riots
title : Baltimore Ravens Cancel NFL Draft Party as Ray Lewis, Carmelo Anthony Plead for Ending Riots in City
summary : The Baltimore Ravens have cancelled their NFL draft party, which was supposed to take place on Thursday, due to the intense riots and protests in Baltimore surrounding Freddie Gray, who died in police custody on April 19. In addition, Ravens legend Ray Lewis and basketball player Carmelo Anthony have pleaded to Baltimore residents to halt the social unrest in their city.
date : Apr 29, 2015 01:49 AM EDT
title : Mother of Slain Missouri Teen Mike Brown's Shooting by Police Calls for Riots, Looting to Stop
summary : Several businesses were looted and cars vandalized following a candlelight vigil commemorating 18 year old Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a police officer. Brown's mother has called for the riots to stop, calling them "disrespectful" to her son's memory.
date : Aug 11, 2014 10:00 AM EDT