Windows broke and buildings burned Monday in Baltimore. As the riots raged, people and organizations took to social media to denounce, explain — and sometimes incite — the violence.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
— NAACP (@NAACP) April 28, 2015
Occupy Wall Street
— Occupy Wall Street (@OccupyWallStNYC) April 28, 2015
— XxxANONYMOUSxxX (@XxxANONOMOUSxxX) April 28, 2015
Donald Trump, who was trending for this tweet:
Our great African American President hasn't exactly had a positive impact on the thugs who are so happily and openly destroying Baltimore!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 28, 2015
David Simon, the creator of “The Wire”
— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) April 27, 2015
The Baltimore Orioles
After consultation with Baltimore City Police Department, tonight’s game between the Orioles & White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.
— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 27, 2015
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
All who love justice & Baltimore are saddened by Freddie Gray's death. Every person deserves respect before the law. http://t.co/7ynT0tTkQk
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) April 28, 2015
I can't believe what I am watching in Baltimore. Man... This is not the answer.
— Kapron Lewis-Moore (@KLM_89) April 27, 2015
I don't condone but I understand. #GodBlessUsAll
— Kenny Britt (@KennyBritt_18) April 27, 2015
Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk.