United States. Baltimore, the spark that could engulf the country

Violence erupted after the funeral in Baltimore Freddie Gray, a young black man died after his arrest. To the correspondent of the Financial Times, this time the riots could spread to other cities .

This time it ‘s different. The riots that broke out on April 27 in Baltimore are a sign of escalating racial tensions within the United States in recent months, caused by the death of unarmed Black youth killed by white police officers . Until then, the troubles were related to incidents in areas relatively untouched , suburban and medium-sized cities where many blacks settled in recent years, while white frames returned in city centers .

The most typical case is that of Ferguson , Missouri , a small town of just 21,000 inhabitants , where protesters have engaged in …