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#FreddieGray supporter in Baltimore performs Michael Jackson hit to tell police 'Just Beat It'

#FreddieGray supporter in Baltimore performs Michael Jackson hit to tell police 'Just Beat It'
Demonstrations over the death of black man Freddie Gray in police custody turned violent on Monday. Rioters hurled rocks at police, but one protester in Baltimore found a peaceful way to rally against injustice, performing Michael Jackson's hit "Beat It."

A video posted on social media accounts shows the man dancing to Michael Jackson's hit, with the lyrics: "Just beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it… No one wants to be defeated..."

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On April 12, Gray was apprehended by Baltimore Police after fleeing on foot from a group of officers. He suffered a severe injury to his spinal cord while in BPD custody and died a week later. His death sparked large-scale protests in the area.

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