Tagged: Freddie Gray

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Baltimore Cop Verdicts Are Wins Regardless of the Outcome

Mark Puente has documented how Baltimore City has paid about $5.7 million since 2011 over lawsuits claiming that Baltimore cops brazenly beat up alleged suspects. Over the past four years, more than 100 people have won court judgments or settlements related to allegations of brutality and civil rights violations. Victims...

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The Opportunity In Baltimore

Everyone loves Bob Marley, but Peter Tosh has words that are more applicable to the situation in Baltimore right now: “Everyone is crying out for peace, No one is crying out for justice.” Without equal rights and justice, there is no peace. Governor Hogan would do well to heed those...

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Freddie Gray: What Happens When You Live It

  Freddie Gray was a man who was arrested by police in my hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. While in police custody, Mr. Gray suffered injuries to his spinal cord, brain, voice box and vertebrae, from which he would die.   Baltimore police officials have admitted that the reasons for Gray’s...