7.22.2015

Video: Prince – ‘Baltimore’

Prince fights for justice and honors the lives lost in the powerful video for “Baltimore,” his peaceful protest song following the death of Freddie Gray. In response to the violence that has gripped Baltimore and other parts of the U.S., Prince organized a free “Rally 4 Peace” concert in the city in May. The montage clip features stills from the rally, as well as quotes from newspapers about the peaceful demonstration.

Marchers walk down the street chanting slogans and holding signs, and celebrities including Beyoncé, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, and Miguel lend their support.

It’s a stirring tribute to an important protest movement. The video ends with an inspiring Prince quote: “The system is broken. It’s going to take the young people to fix it this time. We need new ideas, new life.”