In the wake of this week’s unrest in Baltimore following Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, Washington, D.C., native Wale decided to take action — not by hitting the streets, but by hitting the city’s schools.
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Along with the Rev. Jamal Bryant, he visited Baltimore’s Frederick Douglass High School this morning for the students’ first day back since the recent protests. As he told Good Day DC regarding the city’s riots, “My heart was broken. But at the same time, to be realistic, you can understand why. I’m not going to sit up here and act like it’s something that it’s not.”
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Watch him speak to the Baltimore high schoolers below: