Freddie Gray

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Freddie Gray was a Baltimore resident who was arrested on April 12, 2015. During his journey to the station in a police van Gray was found unresponsive. He was taken to hospital and died on April 19. His death sparked riots in Baltimore and Chicago and protests across the United States. Six police officers involved in his arrest have been charged with multiple counts, including manslaughter, homicide, and misconduct.

9 May, 2015

Baltimore

Single Release

Prince releases his protest song, which was recorded on April 30 at Paisley Park Studios. Prince plays all the instruments himself. The song includes the following lyrics:

Does anybody hear us pray?/for Michael Brown or Freddie Gray/Peace is more than the absence of war

If there ain’t no justice/then there ain’t no peace

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