Freddie Gray

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The announcement that no charges will be filed against the officers in the 2016 death of Alton Sterling is one in a long line of cops walking free after the shooting deaths of black people.
Black Voices
It’s a shame no one believed their truths about how law and order falls on the heads of black citizens.
HuffPost Video
A former St. Louis police officer was found not guilty in the 2011 death of Anthony Lamar Smith, adding his name to a growing list of officers who have walked free after the shooting deaths of black men and women.
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Baltimore city leaders, residents and even law enforcement officials are demanding police reform but the Justice Department under Trump is fighting the city’s consent decree.
Politics
22-year-old Gregory Butler Jr. was also sentenced to 250 hours of community service.
Black Voices
We cannot achieve any legal, political or social progress without legal, political and social consequences for individuals -- not just institutions.
Black Voices
The case of Freddie Gray has shown us our contradictions, in black and white, and has held them up for all of us to see.
Black Voices
What we believe about a person -- or a group of people -- translates into how we act toward them. That translation of beliefs into actions is pervasive in our society and it is dangerous.
Politics
The termination came after it was reported that city attorney Glen Keith Allen appeared to be deeply involved with neo-Nazi groups.
Politics
Seriously, we aren't making this s**t up.
Black Voices
A few months ago, most probably would have believed that Gaines' best course of action was to comply with the police in order to get herself and her children home safely. But "a few months ago" was before Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
Politics
A Department of Justice report found the police force holds an "us-versus-them mentality" and routinely abuses residents' rights.
Politics
Wesley Cagle shot an unarmed man in the groin in December 2014.
Home & Living
HE IS DANGEROUS. HE IS A YOUNG BLACK MALE. That was something I came to understand in a variety of situations. I am 7/8ths
Politics
Cases against police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray were dropped last week but that went largely unnoticed by delegates gathered at the convention. Our task must be to not only highlight abuses, but to also solve these issues with new legislation.