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Baltimore woman creates 'March & Solution' to end city violence

Posted at 10:32 PM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 23:21:55-04

BALTIMORE — Common sights on the streets of Baltimore, crime scenes and vigils.

"I feel like it’s been a lot of senseless murders, a lot of senseless violence. It's because we as a community we need to do more," said Realthecomedian.

So she decided to take it upon herself to pull the community together, to stop talking and start taking action. She said, "I'm trying to create something positive to join because we can beat this demon called violence."

She's hosting a "March & Solution" at Lake Montebello in Northeast Baltimore from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to make real change.

"We will be walking this trail with purpose tomorrow. We will be walking with unity," said Realthecomedian.

Something Angela Royster appreciates after she lost her 23-year-old son in August.

"This time it hit home. My oldest son was murdered and anything I can do to prevent this from happening to any other mom any other parent I’m all for it," said Royster.

She added, at this rate anyone could be next. "My son was not involved in the streets. My son was not a drug dealer. My son was not involved in gangs. He was coming from work on his way to see his girlfriend. It doesn't matter."

With help from the community, the people who this violent impacts daily, Realthecomedian said lives can be saved. Saturday, she'll be handing out cards so everyone can share their opinions on what they think needs to be done.

"Wee can take a negative that's so heart wrenching when it happened and turn it into a positive because you’re gonna prevent another 18 year old from being murdered," said Realthecomedian.

After she gets everyone's thoughts, she's going to meet with organizations in the community and the mayor.