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  • Looking Out: Equality Maryland joins call for justice in Freddie Gray case

    Looking Out: Equality Maryland joins call for justice in Freddie Gray case
    Maryland's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization on Friday voiced its solidarity with the growing coalition of civil rights groups calling for justice in the Freddie Gray case and systemic improvements to policing in...
  • Legislative black leaders to call for more comprehensive DOJ probe

    Legislative black leaders to call for more comprehensive DOJ probe
    National and state leaders of the Black Caucus plan to call on the U.S. Department of Justice to launch a comprehensive investigation of  potential civil rights violations by the Baltimore Police Department.  "We want a complete federal investigation,"...
  • Fundraiser for Mayor, scheduled two days before the release of Freddie Gray report, cancelled

    Fundraiser for Mayor, scheduled two days before the release of Freddie Gray report, cancelled
    A fundraiser at the Hippodrome Theatre for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, boasting $6,000 VIP access and scheduled to happen two days before the Baltimore Police Department is set to release its report on the death of Freddie Gray, has been cancelled,...
  • Amidst carnival atmosphere of last night's protests, a leader of the #blacklivesmatter movement returns home

    Amidst carnival atmosphere of last night's protests, a leader of the #blacklivesmatter movement returns home
    As the national media continues to descend on the West Baltimore neighborhood surrounding Gilmor Homes, where Freddie Gray lived and was arrested before suffering fatal injuries in police custody, so do activists from other areas. The scene on Wednesday...
  • No 'lynch mobs' here

    No 'lynch mobs' here
    Given the circumstances of Freddie Gray's death, it's hardly a surprise that many in this city are justifiably concerned about the behavior of the Baltimore Police Department and the six officers who had contact with the 25-year-old when he was arrested...
  • Cummings: Police must speak up about Freddie Gray

    Cummings: Police must speak up about Freddie Gray
    Rep. Elijah Cummings said Wednesday the Baltimore Police Department requires a "Ferguson-type" study by the U.S. Department of Justice to address systemic problems and that police officers must speak up if they have information related to how Freddie Gray...
  • What they're saying about Freddie Gray's death

    What they're saying about Freddie Gray's death
    A round-up of what national and international media outlets are saying about the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured while in Baltimore Police custody. *** The Washington Post's editorial board said the speed with which Baltimore leaders...
  • Baltimore police under scrutiny after death of 'black man running'

    Baltimore police under scrutiny after death of 'black man running'
    A 25-year-old Baltimore man died Sunday a week after reportedly suffering a partially severed spine during an arrest, and the mayor vowed “to find out exactly what happened” and “hold the right people accountable.” Baltimore...
  • Justice Department opens probe into death of Freddie Gray

    Justice Department opens probe into death of Freddie Gray
    Officials and community leaders welcomed Tuesday the Justice Department's announcement that it is opening a criminal investigation into Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore police custody — an incident that continues to spark angry demonstrations....
  • Rawlings-Blake reaffirms 'independent eyes' to investigate Freddie Gray death

    Rawlings-Blake reaffirms 'independent eyes' to investigate Freddie Gray death
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she's continuing to seek answers in the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured after being arrested by Baltimore police. During an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," she said she's...
  • Statement from Freddie Gray's family attorney

    Statement from Freddie Gray's family attorney
    Statement from attorney William "Billy" Murphy, Jr.: "On last Sunday morning at about 8am, the police chased Freddie Gray, a 25 year old healthy man, without any evidence he had committed a crime. His take-down and arrest without probable cause occurred...