Recently more than 40 members of the 300 Men March made an overnight, 35-mile walk to Washington D.C. to bring attention to the violence in Baltimore. This July, Baltimore saw a total of 45 homicides, making it the deadliest month since August 1972.

The men began their on-foot excursion Sunday night, and didn’t stop until they reached the National Mall this afternoon.

“We need men specifically to get off the couch, to get involved in these young peoples’ lives in the community and really take it as a personal thing,” Munir Bahar told WUSA9. “Take ownership of the violence. Take responsibility for your own community and step into these young folks’ lives, be the intervention that is needed to really guide them away from making these life altering decisions.”

They say enough is enough and hope their bold statement can help bring the community together.

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