Tension continues to grow in Baltimore after the US city was rocked by violent riots saw race after the funeral of a young black man died while in detention at a police station.
the presence of the National Guard did not intimidate the demonstrators, some of whom defied the curfew to last five days decreed after violence and looting on Monday.
the government deployed thousands of troops of the National Guard and police reinforcements to prevent further incidents in this port city of 620,000 inhabitants on the east coast, after the riots on Monday they killed more than 140 burnt vehicles, 20 police injured, 235 arrested suspects and hundreds of looted shops.
the riots that paralyzed Baltimore began after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a black 25 who died of severe injuries to the spine eight days after being detained by police.
Obama told reporters that "we have seen too many cases of agents having contacts with people, especially blacks and almost always poor in ways that generate troubling questions. "
Another African american killed by police
in the midst of a social explosion in Baltimore by police racism, another young African descent was shot dead by a white police officer in the US city of Detroit , where mass protests are expected, reported today the Detroit News .
the police chief Detroit, James Craig, confirmed that Terrance Kellom, 20 years old, died on Monday after being shot by an officer of force and said the young man suspected of an assault, not carrying firearms but a hammer.
"My son died with clenched fists. It had a hammer ... They killed my son in my face, "said Terrance's father, Kevin Kellom, quoted by local media.
The Coalition Against police brutality in Detroit organized a march tonight to protest the incident, which raised the tension in the community about police conduct in light of recent fatal shootings in several cities.
"in light of domestic incidents, we find the latter terrible, agonizing, and despicable shooting and another young black man has to be killed in his home in front of his family with several shots" complained Ron Scott, director of the coalition that called the march.