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With just a week under her belt as the nation’s top lawyer, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will head to Baltimore in the aftermath of sometimes-violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury to his spine last month while in police custody, CNN reports. She will meet Tuesday with city […]

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A police officer’s kind words during a period of unrest over the death of Freddie Gray touched many across Baltimore, who have for so long witnessed police violence in their communities. Sgt. K Glanville spoke to a crowd on Saturday during a festive rally about her role as a police officer and expressed that not all officers are […]

The Freddie Gray case and the uprising it’s caused in Baltimore has been the headlining news story for the past seven days. Just when looting and destroying property began to overshadow the basis of protest against police brutality, Baltimore City’s State Attorney Marilyn Mosby stepped up and assured the city she’s dedicated to “applying justice fairly […]

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UPDATE: 5/1/15, 4:19 p.m. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday afternoon that five of six cops were in custody, according to CBS Baltimore. By late afternoon, the sixth was in custody, according to a CNN breaking news report. From Baltimore CBS: The officers facing charges are: Officer Caeser B. Goodson, Jr. was charged with second-degree […]

The racial climate in America has been extremely dense the past two years, and with the recent wrongful death of 25-year-old Baltimore native Freddie Gray, residents of Maryland’s largest city of Baltimore have chosen to confront the deep-seeded issue of police brutality head-on. While anger was bubbling over in the streets of Baltimore early Monday afternoon, 26-year-old Devin Allen, […]

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Eighteen-year-old Allen Bullock became a defining image of the Baltimore uprisings when he was photographed smashing a police car with a traffic cone on Monday, reports The Guardian. His mother and stepfather urged him to surrender to police in an effort to teach him about taking responsibility for his actions during protests that turned violent Monday […]

Candidates can brag about their years of experience, exciting new plans for government, and flashy optics. Without an ability to heal the broken in America, we will elect a president in 2016, not a leader. The field is off and running, all chasing the 2016 White House. Each will tell us why he or she is […]

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A day after Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes shut down CNN host Erin Burnett who tried to justify the use of “thug” to describe teens who clashed with police in protest of the death of Freddie Gray, another host entered the fray on Wednesday. While checking in with Stokes about the root cause of sometimes […]

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You’ve heard from Toya Graham, aka “Mom of the Year” from the Baltimore riots, and now her son is speaking out about his actions and why he’s thankful his mother dragged him away from the crowd. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Graham and her son Michael Singleton give their accounts of the viral moment. Singleton says […]

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Amid questions of how Freddie Gray‘s spine was severed while he was in Baltimore police custody – questions that led to days of peaceful protests, as well as rioting – comes a report from the Washington Post of a leaked document that actually suggests Gray was trying to injure himself. Reports the Post: A prisoner sharing a police […]