Images from Baltimore on TV in the last two days have largely focused on the destruction. Shots of a man smashing a trash can into the back of a police car seem to be playing on a loop on 24-hour cable news networks.
But some locals have taken to social media to combat some of those negative images, highlighting acts of kindness and unity instead.
Have you seen the images of people coming together in the streets to sing?
Or the guy putting himself between police and demonstrators to prevent a clash?
Or the Baltimore youth out in the street giving bottles of water to police?
Or the hundreds of people singing “Amazing Grace” together?
Or the activists feeding kids who aren’t getting lunch because schools are closed?
And what about the rival gangs coming together? Have you heard from them?
People literally on the street are challenging the images on TV.