Gray

Freddie Gray Case Still in Limbo as Justice Department Changes Hands

by #teamEBONY

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

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

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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

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

Police

The Tough Job of Finding a Sanctuary for Black Boys

by Larry J. Walker

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

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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

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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

Jesse Williams on Freddie Gray Dismissals: ‘What’s the Point of Law?’<br />

Jesse Williams on Freddie Gray Dismissals: ‘What’s the Point of Law?’

by Britni Danielle

Shondaland alum Jesse Williams seems to always be fighting the good fight. In addition to electrifying the crowd at this year’s BET Awards, Williams... Read More

Freddie Gray: Remaining Three Officers Escape Charges

Freddie Gray: Remaining Three Officers Escape Charges

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the... Read More

3rd Officer Escapes Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

3rd Officer Escapes Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

by #teamEBONY

A judge has acquitted a Baltimore police officer on all charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a Black man who died after he... Read More