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    Baltimore Police Hand Report on Gray Death to Prosecutor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police completed a criminal investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and delivered it to a prosecutor a day earlier than promised Thursday, but the commissioner said his department stands...

    Baltimore Mayor Seeks Help from Justice Department

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced May 6 she was calling for the U.S Department of Justice to launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Baltimore City Police Department’s policing habits. “We have to get...

    Black Lives Matter, Social Justice Now!

    The Ujima Peoples Progress Party in collaboration with Coppin State University Urban Studies Program is hosting a statewide conference on May 2 to build Maryland’s first Black workers-led political party for social and economic...

    Baltimore Prosecutor Disputes Conflict of Interest Claims

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor has filed a blistering response to a motion from the lawyers representing six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. The defense lawyers say State's Attorney Marilyn...

    AFRO’s Sean Yoes Pens New Book Chronicling Influential “Race and Politics” Column

    By Stephen Janis, Special to the AFRO In his “Race and Politics” column, Sean Yoes, has chronicled many of the difficult challenges and tragedies over the last three years in Baltimore since the death of Freddie...

    Names of Suspended Baltimore Police Officers Released

    (Updated 4/22/2015) BALTIMORE (AP) — The six officers suspended in the investigation of a Black man who died after his arrest had worked on the police force anywhere from nearly two decades to three...

    The Young Come Out in Droves for Gray

    Young people peppered the mass of supporters who flooded New Shiloh Baptist Church April 27 to help lay Freddie Gray, the African-American man who recently died in police custody, to rest. Twenty-somethings, teenagers, and even...

    Cardin Statement on the Acquittal in the Criminal Case against Baltimore Police Officer Nero

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 23, 2016 CONTACTS: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524/Tim Zink 410-962-4436  Cardin Statement on the Acquittal in the Criminal Case against Baltimore Police Officer Nero BALTIMORE – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) released the following statement on the judge's...

    COMMENTARY: The Freddie Gray Funeral

    Just hours before Baltimore went upside down, the Rev. Lisa Weah prayed at Freddie Gray’s funeral “that Baltimore will be a model of how to move forward and to be better than what we’ve...

    Friends Remember Freddie Carlos Gray, 25, “The Life of the Neighborhood”

    (Updated 4/22/2015) “He was the life of the neighborhood,” said William Stewart outside the Baltimore Police headquarters at a protest over the in-custody death of his life-long friend Freddie Carlos Gray that was drawing...

    Baltimore Investigates Death of Man in Police Custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held "the right people accountable." Freddie...

    Thousands Expected in Baltimore Rallies, Now Celebratory

    BALTIMORE (AP) A massive march planned for Saturday, May 2 to protest the death of a man in police custody is now being billed as a victory rally after Baltimore's top prosecutor filed criminal charges...

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