‘Michael Jackson protester’ Dimitri Reeves dances during the Baltimore riots 

PictureAs protesters looted and burned a CVS pharmacy two blocks away in downtown Baltimore, Dimitri Reeves cranked a little Michael Jackson and moonwalked across North Avenue. He climbed atop a box truck on Monday and shimmied on the roof while the King of Pop’s beloved “Beat It” blared.The surreal sight of the fleet-footed performer stunned protesters, who had filled the streets following the funeral of a black man who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury in police custody.
“We wanted to go out and spread positivity,” Reeves told the Daily News. “I wanted to go out and show people flipping cars isn’t the answer.” The 22-year-old Baltimore recording artist and street performer regularly dances across the city, but he quickly emerged as the mysterious “Michael Jackson protester” when videos of his moves hit the Internet.

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