Jerald Miller helps clean up debris April 28, 2015, from a CVS pharmacy in Baltimore that was set on fire during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray.
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Jerald Miller helps clean up debris April 28, 2015, from a CVS pharmacy in Baltimore that was set on fire during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray.
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After the funeral of Freddie Gray Monday afternoon, riots erupted in the streets of Baltimore, sparking looting and the destruction of local businesses. Although the city has been under a state of emergency since Monday night, that did not stop residents from organizing a massive cleanup effort on Facebook and taking matters into their own hands. Here are some pictures of locals cleaning up their city.

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Nicole L. Cvetnic is The Root’s multimedia editor and producer.

Nicole L. Cvetnic is The Root’s multimedia editor and producer. 

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