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    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...

    Atty. General Loretta Lynch Announces “Wide Ranging” Investigation of Baltimore’s Police

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department waded anew Friday into fraught, big city police-community relations, with new Attorney General Loretta Lynch declaring the subject "one of the most challenging issues of our time." She...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Pastors Insist Gray’s Death Must Lead to Reform

    With the nation’s eyes on Baltimore, local and national pastors presiding over the funeral of Freddie Gray insisted that Gray’s death not be in vain, but lead to substantial reforms. The funeral was attended by...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore Prosecutor Charges 6 Baltimore Officers in Gray’s Death

    (AP) Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges May 1 against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying "no one is above the law." "Mr. Gray's death...
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