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16 Celebrities plead with Baltimore to stop rioting

Christina Marfice


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Christina is a reporter based in Boise, Idaho. She's a veteran vegetarian, a political junkie and a huge grammar snob. On the weekends, she can usually be found binging on Netflix, playing the piano or petting her cats, Daisy and Dandelion.

Amandla Stenberg, Kevin Hart and other celebs tweet against violence in Baltimore

As violence continues in Baltimore, Maryland, a number of celebrities are joining the conversation.

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The riots, which began after the funeral of a young black man who was so badly injured by police, he later died in the hospital, have resulted in a city-wide curfew, school closures and Baltimore's mayor issuing a state of emergency proclamation.

Witnesses say the scene is similar to Ferguson, Missouri, last year, where protestors rioted following the shooting death of Michael Brown, a black teen killed by a police officer.

As tensions seem to be escalating in Baltimore, though, many are using social media to urge residents of the city to protest peacefully. Among them are these 17 celebs:

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1. Trey Songz

 2. Trip Lee

3. Amandla Stenberg

4. Wendell Pierce

5. Andre Royo

6. Papa Roach

7. John Wall

8. Kevin Hart

9. Danny Worsnop

10. Mo'Nique

11. Donald Trump

12. Larry Fitzgerald

13. Cedric the Entertainer

14. Russell Simmons

 15. Torrey Smith

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16. Cris Carter

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