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Carmelo Anthony Marches in Freddie Gray Protest in hometown of Baltimore

Published on May 1st, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 466 views

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Sporting a hoodie of his idol Cassius Clay, Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony marched down the streets of Baltimore with former Def Jam executive Kevin Liles in a protest for Freddie Gray.

“This is my community,” Anthony said to CNN’s Ryan Young. “This is not just my community — it’s everybody’s community. It’s America’s community. So for me to come back here and be part of a community where I grew up at, and really get a chance to kind of talk to the people and get a feel for what’s going on … I had to come. It was only right for me to come down here.”




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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.



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