Maryland Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference after Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the 10 pm curfew on the city has been lifted.
The curfew had been set after much of the the city was burned and destroyed during riots last week protesting the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody last month.
Hogan said more than 200 businesses were destroyed – many of which did not have insurance – and that millions of dollars have been lost.
Members of three Baltimore street gangs came together in unity during Monday’s riots to protect businesses — or at least some of them.
Gang members from the Crips, Bloods and Black Guerrilla Family stood guard and protected black-owned businesses from looters and protestors in Baltimore during the riots. The gang members directed the looters instead to other businesses mostly owned by Asians and Arabs, The New York Times reported.
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