Tag Archives: Freddie Gray

Baltimore cops speak out on Freddie Gray, murder spike

By Brooke Baldwin and Dana Ford Forty-two people were killed in Baltimore in May, making it the deadliest month there since 1972. When asked what’s behind that number, a Baltimore police officer gave an alarming answer. Basically, he said, the … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

WATCH: Black Activist Politely Schools CNN on Racism—’Whiteness Gets Nuance; Blackness Doesn’t’

By David Edwards Social activist Deray McKesson criticized the media over the weekend for the way they had handled a white biker shootout in Texas with “nuance,” but black rioters in Baltimore who did not kill anyone were not “humanized” … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If You Run, You’re Done: Why Cops Go Berserk When People Run From Them

By David J. Krajicek Najee Rivera admits he panicked on the night two white Philadelphia cops pulled over his motor scooter in El Centro de Oro, a Latino ghetto in the city’s Fairhill section. “To be honest, I was afraid,” … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Grand Jury (Mostly) Backs Marilyn Mosby on Freddie Gray’s Death

By David A. Graham In a very brief news conference at the end of the day Thursday, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that a grand jury had indicted six officers in the death of Freddie Gray. For the … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baltimore to continue limiting comments about settlements, an issue in alleged police brutality cases like that of Freddie Gray

By Mark Puente Baltimore officials have rejected policy changes that would provide the public and news media with more information about legal settlements, including those related to alleged police brutality. The city Law Department proposed modifications Friday to a controversial … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

6 Baltimore police officers indicted in Freddie Gray’s death

By Amanda Sakuma A Baltimore grand jury has indicted all six police officers involved in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Thursday. The indictments come just under three weeks after Mosby filed multiple charges against … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freddie Gray among many suspects who do not get medical care from Baltimore police

By Mark Puente and Meredith Cohn When Baltimore State’s Attorney Maryliyn Mosby charged six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, she said they had ignored Gray’s pleas for medical care during his arrest and a 45-minute transport van … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

No conflict of interest in Freddie Gray case, says Baltimore state’s attorney

Associated Press Baltimore’s top prosecutor has filed a blistering response to conflict of interest allegations raised by lawyers for six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. The defense lawyers have asked that a judge replace state’s attorney … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Baltimore officer made Taser threat to witness who filmed Freddie Gray stop

By Oliver Laughland   The Baltimore police lieutenant charged with manslaughter over the death of Freddie Gray threatened to use his Taser on an eyewitness who filmed part of the crucial first stop made by a police van carrying the … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On Being Useful: Bearing Witness in a Time of Protest

By Candace Lloh For the past few days, I have been studying lead poisoning. Like many others out there in the interweb world, my knowledge on a lot of things only stretches as far as my social media feeds, the … Continue reading

Posted in News from the Soul Brother | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment