Battleground Baltimore: The Path To Police Accountability

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, The Real News. -

Baltimore, MD - The battle to keep Black, brown, and other marginalized people safe from police violence is like a fire that has burned for as long as this country has existed. Hot spots flare up [...]

Freddie Gray, Five Years Later

By Justine Barron, The Appeal. -

On April 12, 2015, Freddie Carlos Gray Jr. was arrested in the Gilmor Homes housing development in West Baltimore by three officers on bike patrol. Less than an hour later, a medic was called to [...]

Freddie Gray Death: Remaining Charges Dropped Against Police Officers

By Baynard Woods, -

By Baynard Woods for The Guardian - Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. The surprise announcement Wednesday comes after [...]

Judge Hands Down Another Acquittal For Officer In Freddie Gray Case

By Deirdre Fulton, -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice, the highest ranking officer charged in the death ofFreddie Gray, was on Monday acquitted on all counts. It marks the fourth [...]

Baltimore Officers Sue Prosecutor Over Freddie Gray Case

By Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector, -

By Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector for The Baltimore Sun - Two officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are suing Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of [...]

Reaction To Nero Acquittal On All Charges In Freddie Gray Case

By Fern Shen, -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - There was disappointment from some quarters – but not much surprise – that Edward Nero, the second Baltimore police officer to stand trial in connection with the [...]

Newsletter: Ending The Political Charade

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. This week, on Earth Day, representatives from 130 countries gathered at the United Nations in New York City to sign the climate treaty agreed upon in Paris [...]

Baltimore Police Condemned On Freddie Gray Anniversary

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group. Families of unarmed Blacks who were slain by police rallied in West Baltimore one year after Freddie Gray died of injuries sustained in police [...]

Activist ‘Squatters’ Take Over Home Near Gray’s Arrest A Year Later

By Catherine Rentz, -

By Catherine Rentz for The Baltimore Sun - A coalition of activists has claimed a vacant red brick rowhouse at the site of Freddie Gray's arrest, though the city has marked the home for [...]

Newsletter: Justice Takes A Lifetime

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to grow its power and have notable victories, but 600 hundred years of racial oppression, [...]

Survey: Freddie Gray’s Neighborhood Rife With Police Brutality

By Colin Daileda, -

By Colin Daileda. Baltimore, MD - The Baltimore neighborhood of Sandtown-Winchester consumed the news cycle for a brief period in April 2015, when Freddie Gray, a black resident of the area, died [...]

Hung Jury For Officer On Trial In Death Of Freddie Gray

By Julia Craven, -

By Julia Craven for The Huffington Post - The jury could not reach a verdict in the case of Officer William Porter, the Baltimore cop charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Porter, 26, [...]

Freddie Gray Died From Same Racial Injustice Of Court System

By Julia Craven, -

By Julia Craven in The Huffington Post - Lawyers for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the April death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray recently attempted a similar maneuver. In May, they [...]

Baltimore To Pay Freddie Gray’s Family $6.4 Million

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel, -

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel in Color Lines - The criminal trial for the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray isn’t set to start until October, but this morning, the city of Baltimore [...]

Baltimore Protester Arrested At Freddie Gray Court Hearing

By Nicky Woolf, -

By Nicky Woolf for the Guardian - At the first pre-trial hearing in the Freddie Gray murder trial. Judge Barry Glenn Williams denied a motion to dismiss the charges and ruled that State's [...]

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