Many people fear that the civil rights probe surrounding Freddie Gray’s case will be put off under Trump’s presidency.
Rachel Nash, who is white, created the bank card art as a means of expressing her disgust with the death of Freddie Gray and her endearment for BLM.
Relatives of unarmed Fort Washington, Maryland, motorcyclist Terrence Sterling say an officer shot him in the neck and back.
Plus, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake slams Maryland's State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby in the "New York Times" and the federal government settles $493M in lawsuits with 17 Native American tribes.
White and Porter are the third and fourth officers to receive backpay, after three officers were previously acquitted and charges against the remaining officers were dropped in Freddie Gray's death.
For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]
In a stunning move, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has decided to drop all charges against the remaining three officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. After the decision was announced Wednesday, attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia shared their views on what Mosby’s move could mean for the case going forward. Cornell W. Brooks, President […]
When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]
Mosby called for system reform after the failure to find any criminal involvement in Gray's death. "We know that Freddie Gray did not kill himself," she contended.
Plus, Stevie Wonder tells mostly white London crowd that "Black lives matter" and study finds that more young people are having children before marriage.