Sunday, December 8, 2019

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Disciplinary Hearing Set for Monday Will Determine...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The police officer who prosecutors once said was most responsible for the in-custody death of a Black man in Baltimore will...

Freddie Gray Trial: Edward Nero Found Not...

Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was acquitted of all charges Monday in connection with the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Judge Barry Williams said...

Freddie Gray Protesters Sue Baltimore Police Department,...

Six Black men arrested during protests sparked by the death of Freddie Gray — who died while in police custody last April — have...

Many Low-Income Homes in Baltimore Have Lead-Based...

The Flint water crisis, and other situations around the country, have raised awareness about lead poisoning in drinking water. But there may be another...

Rebirth or Band-Aid? Maryland Lawmakers Unveil $290M...

Is there hope for Baltimore?  A rebirth of the city?  The state legislature is poised to approve significant funding with an eye toward turning...

Maryland Governor Plans to Demolish Thousands of...

Should a blighted neighborhood be torn down in order to save it?  Apparently, the governor of Maryland thinks so.  In Baltimore, where people need...

Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir...

What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed?  Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome...

#JusticeForFreddieGray: Judge Declares Mistrial in Trial of...

Baltimore Judge Barry G. Williams declared a mistrial in the manslaughter trial of Officer William Porter, the first police officer to stand trial in...

Schools Threaten Consequences Against Students Who Protest...

As the city of Baltimore awaits a verdict in the trial of William Porter, the first of six police officers involved in the death...

Jury Selection Begins In Involuntary Manslaughter Case...

On Monday, jury selection begins for the trial of the first of six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie...

‘Hush Money’ and ‘Gag Orders’: Baltimore, Other...

The police beat, harass and abuse you, then offer you some money in a settlement on the condition that you keep quiet about what...

Trial of Cops Charged in Freddie Gray...

A judge ruled that the six Baltimore police officers indicted in the April death of Freddie Gray will be tried in the city of...

Billionaire Vultures Exploit Baltimore’s Poor, Take Black...

The sad state of Black people in Baltimore was brought to light with the killing of Freddie Gray while he was in police custody....

COINTELPRO 2.0? The Police Are Spying on...

In New York City, plainclothes NYPD and Metropolitan Transit Authority police officers spied on #BlackLivesMatter protesters who participated in die-ins at Grand Central Terminal,...

Thousands of Police and Troops Bring Calm...

With thousands of law enforcement officials and National Guard troops enforcing a curfew, the streets of Baltimore were mostly peaceful last night. But the...

After Death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore Residents...

It has been repeated to Black people so often that it has taken on the aura of conventional wisdom: If you want to change...