This Map Shows the Freddie Gray Protests Across the Country

Demonstrations have spread from Baltimore to at least 39 other cities.


Thousands took to the streets in Baltimore last week following the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, a black man who died after his spine was nearly severed while riding in a police van. The “Baltimore Uprising” is the latest in a series of demonstrations to protest police brutality and the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police. Crowds have come out around the country—and abroad—as part of a movement that’s now being called Black Spring.

Here’s a map of the latest demonstrations (tell us if we’ve missed any):

 

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