By Erika Haas
Last Friday, Baltimore kicked off its “Nobody Kill Anybody” weekend. The ceasefire was set to last 72 hours.
“The goal is for everyone in the city to know that Baltimore is committing to no shootings, no stabbings, etc…” the Baltimore Ceasefire’s Facebook page wrote. “No murders during the first weekend in August. WE CAN DO IT! Let’s go.”
Unfortunately, the city only made it 41 hours before a 24-year-old man was shot and killed. A few hours later, a 37-year-old was also fatally shot.
Sunday morning, activist Erricka Bridgeford, who spearheaded the campaign, reminded Baltimore residents that – despite the fateful events of the night before – the ceasefire was not over.
“The #BaltimoreCeasefire has NOT ended,” Bridgeford posted to Facebook. ” If you are going to run around here acting defeated, A. Part of me wants to give you this nub to your eye, and then, to hug you, and B. You are not ready for this revolution. It’s fine. But please sit down & quiet yourself. Stop panicking out loud. Find a corner & watch us keep GETTING THIS WORK.”
Thankfully, the final day passed without incident. However, an hour after the ceasefire ended, yet another shooting occurred.
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Source:: Bearing Arms