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Photos: Protesters march in downtown Baltimore

In an intense and emotional scene Thursday afternoon, marchers paraded through downtown Baltimore, continuing a series of protests that followed the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury while in police custody.

The marchers went from War Memorial Plaza, south on Calvert Street, then West on Lombard Street on Thursday afternoon. The City Department of Transportation had earlier advised workers to go home early or later to avoid traffic delays.

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Photos by Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record

Sia Carter, a neighbor of the late Freddie Gray, holds a protest sign as she marches on Thursday in Baltimore to protest his death.

The Rev. Westley West leads the march Thursday on Calvert Street.

Carron Morgan, cousin of Freddie Gray, pauses for a moment and displays his custom Orioles cap emblazoned with his cousin’s name during a march to protest Gray’s death Thursday at Charles and Lombard streets.

 

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