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10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

THE WHOLE WORLD was watching the US city of Baltimore this week as it became engulfed in rioting since Monday.

The unrest broke out in reaction to the death of Freddie Grey, who was badly injured while he was in police custody.

More than 250 people have been arrested - but some powerful moments are going viral amid the reports of violence.

This mother dragging her son out of the riots

Source: LetureGsc/YouTube

Baltimore residents lining up to protect the police

This guy dancing to Michael Jackson in the streets

Source: Barstool UTube/YouTube

Dimitri Reeves, the man behind the impromptu Jackson dance parties, says he wants to “spread love and peace”.

This kid who handed bottled water to the riot police

PastedImage-42778 Source: Bishop M Cromartie

This cop and Baltimore resident sharing a moment

These people who are helping to clean up the city

This man telling protesters: “Don’t give them a reason”

Source: V4@HOT/YouTube

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These rival gangs that have “united for justice”

PastedImage-17752 Source: Million Man March • 20th Anniversary

Police and residents are coming together to clean up


Members of the clergy marched to stop the violence

Source: Think Progress/YouTube

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