Richard Shipley

Stepfather of Freddie Gray Passes Away at 60

by Zahara Hill   Feb 13, 2018

The stepfather of a young Baltimore man whose death sparked outrage throughout the nation has passed away. The Baltimore Sun reports sixty-year-old Richard Shipley,... Read More

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None Of The Six Officers Involved In Death Of Freddie Gray Will Face Federal Charges

by Zahara Hill   Sep 12, 2017

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that there would be no federal charges filed against the officers involved in the death of the Freddie Gray. Read More

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2 Years After Freddie Gray, Justice Dept. Seems to be Backing Away

by #teamEBONY   Apr 06, 2017

The Department of Justice said it has “grave concerns” about a consent decree reached with the City of Baltimore during the Obama administration to... Read More

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Freddie Gray Case Still in Limbo as Justice Department Changes Hands

by #teamEBONY   Jan 20, 2017

As U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch leaves office, one of the major cases of her tenure remains unresolved: the Justice Department’s civil rights investigation... Read More

Judge Allows Key Evidence in Lawsuit Against Freddie Gray Prosecutor

Judge Allows Key Evidence in Lawsuit Against Freddie Gray Prosecutor

by #teamEBONY   Jan 11, 2017

A federal judge is allowing key parts of a lawsuit filed against Baltimore State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, brought forth by five of the six... Read More

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Freddie Gray Officers Celebrated, Hailed at Right-Wing Gala

by #teamEBONY   Sep 27, 2016

Six Baltimore police officers who escaped charges connected to the 2015 death of a 25-year-old Black man were celebrated at a right-wing gala on... Read More

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Officers Acquitted in Freddie Gray Case to Receive Back Pay

by #teamEBONY   Aug 23, 2016

Two more Baltimore police officers who were cleared of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray are set to receive a combined $167,000... Read More

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The Tough Job of Finding a Sanctuary for Black Boys

by Larry J. Walker   Aug 17, 2016

A recent investigtion by the U.S. Justice Department focusing on law enforcement in Baltimore substantiates stories from the Black community regarding police misconduct there. While the DOJ report forces... Read More

DOJ Report Condemns Baltimore Police

DOJ Report Condemns Baltimore Police

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

A harshly critical Justice Department report says Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against Blacks, use excessive force and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct.... Read More

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Says it is ‘Deeply Disappointed’ by Gray Decision

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Says it is ‘Deeply Disappointed’ by Gray Decision

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund said it was "deeply disappointed" by prosecutors' decision to clear all remaining charges against the Baltimore police officers involved... Read More