The police of the American city of Baltimore, where in late April, riots broke out in consequence of the death of African American after the arrest, forbade the famous actress Rihanna to perform for the protesters. Followers of the singer sent a request to the police on may 1, however it has become known only at the moment.
In the midst of the unrest in Baltimore, the artist decided to Express solidarity with the protesters. She said she wished to participate in the parades and to give free concert in therefore appealed to the city authorities with a request to grant subsidiary protection. But the police refused to Rihanna, the Baltimore Sun reports referring to the press-Secretary of the law enforcement agencies of Baltimore Eric Kowalczyk.
And colleague of the artist on the stage the famous singer Prince, all the same turned out to give a speech in covered the massive unrest in the metropolis may 10. During the concert he sang a song dedicated to the unrest in the metropolis. We will add that during the mass unrest Rihanna expressed support for the protesters. In your own Instagram she published a photo of a crying black child police officer.
Remember that the background to the incident in the biggest Metropolitan city of the U.S. state Maryland was the death of 25-year-old African-American Freddie gray, who was detained by guards of an order on April 12. The youth received during the arrest severe injuries to the neck and spine, which fell into a coma and died. City residents took to the streets to Express outrage over the work of the police, but peaceful demonstration turned into a mess.
What is happening in Baltimore reminded of the action in Ferguson in early August 2014. Unhappy natives took to the streets in order to identify their point of view and turned Baltimore in Ferguson. To confront the structures of law and order and to avenge the death of Freddie gray, even joined a street gang.
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