Baltimore Cease-Fire Organizers Keep Efforts Going, Despite Two Killings05:35
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This year has been especially violent in Baltimore, with more than 200 murders since January. In response, a grass-roots movement called for a 72-hour "cease-fire" over the weekend. Despite the efforts there were two murders on Saturday, but organizers say they hope the movement will continue.

Here & Now's Peter O’Dowd speaks with Erricka Bridgeford, one of the leaders of the cease-fire movement.

This segment aired on August 7, 2017.

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