Baltimore Riots: A Mother Teaches Her Son a Lesson

A few days ago, a video of a mother in the Baltimore Riots over the death of Freddie Gray surfaced on social websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. However, the mother isn’t the one protesting in the video; rather, it is her son whom she catches throwing rocks at the police. She then proceeds to unleash an onslaught of slaps on her son, rebuking him for his actions.

The video went viral extremely quickly, garnering over 7 million views in just a few days. People shared the video on their social media accounts, commenting on how she serves as a model for being a good citizen and embodies the struggle for peaceful protests all around the world. The riots in Baltimore, in particular, have recently gained widespread media coverage, which has produced a plethora of pictures and videos that can found from various news sources.