Tag Archives: Maryland

Help Baltimore by Restoring Voting Rights to Ex-Felons

By Ari Berman Freddie Gray’s neighborhood in Baltimore had the highest incarceration rate of anywhere in the city. More than 450 adults from Sandtown-Winchester are in state prison, and one in four juveniles were arrested from 2005 to 2009. These statistics … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray’s spinal injury suggests ‘forceful trauma,’ doctors say

By Scott Dance Spinal injuries such as those that led to Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody require “significant force” akin to the impact from a car accident and can fatally impair the body’s ability to regulate blood flow … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray death: Mayor vows to find answers

  The autopsy hasn’t yielded many answers in Freddie Gray’s death — in fact, it’s prompted more questions — but Baltimore’s mayor pledged Tuesday to find out how the 25-year-old died from a spinal cord injury after being arrested a … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray dies a week after being injured during arrest

By Natalie Sherman, Chris Kaltenbach, and Colin Campbell Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man injured during an arrest by Baltimore police last week, died Sunday at Shock Trauma, prompting protests by city residents and out-of-town activists and promises from city officials … Continue reading

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R&B singer Mario arrested for assault

Shocking! Disappointed! Assault? What times are we living in? Where is the respect? Maybe, it’s me but putting my hands on my mother would have been dishonorable, disrespectful, and I would have definitely met with an untimely or timely (depending on … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Elementary School in Maryland Adds to More Namings for Obama Than Bush

Interesting. As the first African-American President of the U.S.A., President Obama deserves the honor, just like any other President. Barack Obama Elementary School in Maryland Adds to More Namings for Obama Than Bush – ABC News.

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First African-American Woman Appointed to Maryland Appellate Court

Congratulations to Michelle D. Hotten on her achievement. http://www.afro.com/sections/news/Baltimore/story.htm?storyid=2007

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Cape works to remove racial language from covenants

Have I hopped in the DeLorean and went back in time? This was wrong in the 1940’s and it is wrong today. Wow, and it only took 60+ years to initiate change…. Cape works to remove racial language from covenants … Continue reading

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