In the latest issue of ESPN Magazine, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony strays from basketball talk and focuses more on the issues that plague Black America. The ever-growing issue between law enforcement and and Black people has affect Melo and his hometown of Baltimore which just acquitted six police officers after facing charges resulting from the April […]
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 […]
Judge Barry Williams declared Officer Goodson not guilty of second-degree depraved murder on Thursday.
The second offer involved in the arrest that lead to the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore last year has been acquitted. Though it’s not the greatest news for prosecutors, it is the second of six officers who will ultimately be scrutinized for their involvement. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The disappointed has caused finger-pointing and questions pertaining […]
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on Tuesday lost a bid to become the 50th mayor of Baltimore, receiving only 2 percent of the vote in his effort to win the Democratic nomination. The Baltimore Sun reports that Mckesson was among 12 contenders–including former mayor Sheila Dixon and Nick Mosby, who is married to Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn […]
The motion was filed last Thursday (March 31) at the Baltimore City Circuit Court to have Garrett Miller testify at Nero's trial, which will begin May 10. The order was filed since Miller will most likely refuse to take the stand because of his right against self-incrimination, says the report. Prosecutors dealt with similar issues in the case of Officer William Porter.
Indecline managed to spread awareness in a big way when they gave police brutality victims a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
A Baltimore city school police officer has been placed on leave without pay after a video of him slapping and kicking a 16-year-old student went viral.
Bernie Sanders took his campaign platform away from the podium and walked the streets of Sandtown-Winchester, where Freddie Gray grew up.
Gray died of a neck injury earlier this year while in police custody after he was put in the back of a police van.
The judge has also decided to keep State Attorney Marilyn Mosby involved with the proceedings, denying claims that her bias will skew the case.
The six Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray will go to trial, after a judge denied a motion to drop the charges