Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Police in Gray Death

JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to Read More


How Racism Doomed Baltimore

BALTIMORE (The New York Times) — The Baltimore riots threw a spotlight on the poverty and isolation of the African-American community where the unrest began last month. The problems were underscored on Friday when the Justice Department, in response to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s request, started Read More


Problems Linger in Baltimore

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Baltimore’s curfew has been lifted, the officers have been charged, and Freddie Gray has been laid to rest. But the underlying causes of the protests around his homicide remain. “I think that people need to understand Read More


Hundreds Rally for Black Lives Matter

Maryam Shah, THE TORONTO SUN TORONTO (The Toronto Sun) — Hundreds assembled in Toronto Saturday to show solidarity with protesters in Baltimore. Around 400 people gathered in front of Toronto Police headquarters on College St., near Yonge St. for a demonstration organized by the Black Lives Read More


CNN Feasts on Baltimore Riot Coverage

  (Politico) – A casual CNN viewer would have had good reason this morning to think that the rioting, looting and arson that took place yesterday in Baltimore after the Freddie Gray funeral was still happening because the signature airborne shot of the pillaging of that CVS Read More