AP

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.

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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?

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Or the Baltimore youth out in the street giving bottles of water to police?

Or the hundreds of people singing ‚ÄúAmazing Grace‚ÄĚ together?

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Or the activists feeding kids who aren’t getting lunch because schools are closed?

About 84 percent of students at Baltimore City Schools are eligible for free or reduced-price meals. (Only 42 percent of the residents in Freddie Gray’s neighborhood are employed.)

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And what about the rival gangs coming together? Have you heard from them?

https://twitter.com/SpeedIsKey/status/593038651153620992

People literally on the street are challenging the images on TV.