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Questlove On Baltimore: 'Thugs' Is A Racially Coded Word

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23:  Questlove of The Roots performs onstage during The Music Of David Byrne & Talking Heads at Carnegie
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23: Questlove of The Roots performs onstage during The Music Of David Byrne & Talking Heads at Carnegie Hall on March 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

On Twitter, The Roots' drummer Questlove weighed in on the Baltimore protests, taking issue with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's use of the word "thugs" to describe the protesters.

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