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Many community members blame police lack of intervention since Gray's death

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on arguments before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of […]

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A better name for Baltimore Rising, the new HBO documentary on black life in the city after the death of Freddie Gray, might be Baltimore Stuck. To characterize the city as rising, as director Sonja Sohn does, might be a reach, given the deeply entrenched problems of its poorest residents. Baltimore Rising attempts to highlight […]

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer who was acquitted of criminal charges in the […]

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The U.S. Department of Justice under President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has declined to seek charges for any of the Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray...

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Five Baltimore officers who were involved in the Freddie Gray case are now facing internal discipline, with three facing the possibility of being fired.

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The Justice Department asked a judge for more time to "review and assess" a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore police department.

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Howard University Professor Dr. Bahiyyah Muhammad has found herself acting as more than just an instructor to many of students over the years...

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It seems that the legal system and the court of public opinion work in concert to place not just these particular people on trial in their deaths, but they simultaneously place blackness on trial, instead of the officers or individuals responsible for their deaths.

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During the the right-wing Media Research Center’s annual gala, the six Baltimore cops who were charged in Freddie Gray's death were applauded and lauded.

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“They just took the plantation owner, gave him a badge and gun, put him in a car. He’s still the same person. He’s still the overseer.” A youth football coach, a barbershop owner, and a mother and father – all longtime Baltimore residents – share their personal encounters with city police and their reaction to […]

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After the failed prosecution of six Baltimore Police officers involved in the arrest of 25-year-old […]

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Ben Watson has never been afraid to share his views, and while his take on the Michael Brown and Freddie Gray cases has been largely celebrated, he is stirring up a new kind of controversy over his claims about Planned Parenthood. During an interview with the Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center, Watson was asked if […]

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke received loud applause at the Republican National Convention when he spoke out against the Black Lives Matter movement and celebrated the acquittal of one of the officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. “There is some good news out of Baltimore, Maryland, as Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted on […]

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Carmelo Anthony could only shake his head. For most of Monday’s practice with Team USA Basketball in Las Vegas, the veteran forward was all smiles. Then afterward, the Baltimore native was told about what happened back in his hometown and his mood turned somber. For the fourth time, prosecutors in Baltimore failed to secure a […]

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge acquitted a Baltimore police officer of manslaughter and other charges Monday in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was critically injured in a police transport van. It was the fourth straight trial prosecutors failed to win in the case. Lt Brian Rice, the highest-ranking of six officers […]

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For those of you skipping out on work early today to get a jump on the Independence Day holiday, a couple of guys in Spain have had you beat for the better part of two decades. These dudes got paid for 15 years without working. If nothing comes from the Freddie Gray case in terms […]

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  A 20-year-old Baltimore man will be spending 15 years in prison because of actions […]

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It was considered the biggest one of them all. In the case of Caesar Goodson Jr., the Baltimore City police officer who was the van driver in the incident that eventually killed Freddie Gray Jr., Goodson was acquitted of second-degree, depraved-heart murder, among other charges Thursday. It’s also another blow to the reputation of Baltimore […]

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge acquitted a police van driver of all charges including "depraved-heart" murder on Thursday in the death of 25-year-old arrestee Freddie Gray, whose broken neck on the way to the station set off Baltimore's worst riots in decades...

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On Wednesday, as a staff at The Undefeated, we were asked what our favorite NBA playoff moments of all time are. Here’s mine. It’s important to note that Allen Iverson is also my favorite basketball player of all time, too. What’s your favorite moment? The House floor has turned into even more of a spectacle […]

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We’re coming down to the tail end of O.J.: Made in America, and Wesdnesday night was Part 3. It might have been the most shocking installment yet for many viewers. Our interview with director Ezra Edelman and ESPN analyst and Los Angeles native Marcellus Wiley about the episode is here. The case of Freddie Gray […]

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The NBA Finals series has been less than exciting. Blowout after blowout — a 15-point spread in Game 1, a 33-point spread in Game 2 and a 30-point spread in Game 3 on Wednesday night. Obviously, with the win Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers have made things somewhat interesting by avoiding a sweep. The series now […]

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James Baldwin was right: "To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time."

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he suffered in the back of a police van...

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge is expected to announce his verdict in the trial of a police officer charged in the arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray. -6 Black Men Arrested During Freddie Gray Protest Sue Baltimore Police Over Brutality Officer Edward Nero is charged with assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. […]

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The murders of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott all have similarities. […]

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