16 Celebrities plead with Baltimore to stop rioting
As violence continues in Baltimore, Maryland, a number of celebrities are joining the conversation.
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: