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Young children sweep up the area outside the CVS Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015, that was set on fire during rioting last night. Riot police and National Guard troops stood guard on the smoldering streets of Baltimore Tuesday after protesters incensed by the death of a young black man in police custody went on the rampage, torching cars and buildings and looting stores. Fires continued to burn in the mainly black northeastern city, where a curfew was set to take effect Tuesday evening after a day of riots that dragged on into Monday night. The state of Maryland declared a state of emergency after rioters ransacked shops, making off with armloads of merchandise. Schools were closed Tuesday a safety measure. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Young children sweep up the area outside the CVS Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015, that was set on fire during rioting last night. Riot police and National Guard troops stood guard on the smoldering streets of Baltimore Tuesday after protesters incensed by the death of a young black man in police custody went on the rampage, torching cars and buildings and looting stores. Fires continued to burn in the mainly black northeastern city, where a curfew was set to take effect Tuesday evening after a day of riots that dragged on into Monday night. The state of Maryland declared a state of emergency after rioters ransacked shops, making off with armloads of merchandise. Schools were closed Tuesday a safety measure. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
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Nick Mosby is a member of the Baltimore City Council. (Courtesy)
Nick Mosby is a member of the Baltimore City Council. (Courtesy)

More National Guard troops are heading to Baltimore to supplement those deployed last night after the riots that followed the funeral for 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died after suffering injuries while being detained by police.

Baltimore City Councilor Nick Mosby represents the seventh district, where the majority of last night's destruction and violence took place. He speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young.

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This segment aired on April 28, 2015.

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