By John Dodge
CHICAGO (CBS) — Corey Brooks has spent the day with protesters in Baltimore.
The Chicago pastor has been sharing images via social media, some of which are a stark contrast to the scenes played out on television newscasts over the past 24 hours.
Brooks, of New Beginnings Church in Woodlawn, landed at Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Tuesday to assist Rev. Jamal Bryant, pastor of Freddie Gray’s family church.
Gray died of spinal cord injuries earlier this month, a week after he was arrested when he ran away after running into police officers on the street. Authorities in Baltimore have not said how or when he suffered his injuries.
Rioting started in West Baltimore on Monday, after Gray’s funeral, and the National Guard was called in to help police quell the violence.
Here is what Brooks shared on Tuesday afternoon:
The protests, he says, have been peaceful so far.
Yet, the aftermath of the violence is clear as well.