More than 90 percent of cases were against Blacks.
Marilyn Mosby, the state's attorney for Baltimore, said on Tuesday that she would stop prosecuting marijuana possession cases regardless of quantity or prior criminal record.
Mosby also urged state legislators to support a bill allowing her to vacate almost 5,000 criminal convictions, including corrupt police cases.
"Like Shirley, I believe that to restore confidence and trust in our institutions and leaders, we need to speak truth," Harris said of Chisholm.
Kamala Harris' announcement on "Good Morning America" on Martin Luther King Jr. Day was a stark reminder of what happened 47 years ago this week in a race for the presidency.
Harris is standing on the shoulders of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman to run for president, and 10 other Black women.
"The video is extremely disappointing to me," Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said.
UPDATE: Aug. 14, 2018 at 6:08 p.m. ET
Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby
announced at a press conference Tuesday that officer Arthur Williams, seen on video repeatedly punching a civilian, has been charged with first and second-degree assault, as well as misconduct of an officer.
From the death of Freddie Gray in 2015 to a recent incident where the violent actions of an officer was caught on video, using excessive force against Black residents, even by Black cops, is engrained in the work culture of the Baltimore Police Department.
Russian intelligence officers saw opportunity in racial tensions within the U.S.
President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at a summit in Helsinki, Finland on Monday and did not hold Putin accountable for Russia's role in interfering in the 2016 presidential election, despite the fact that the Department of Justice indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday. The indictment paperwork also indicated the exploitation of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Public outcry opens dialogue.
Officers stole money from victims, conducted illegal searches and were prepared to plant BB guns at crime scenes if they needed a cover story.
Two detectives in Baltimore have been found guilty on charges of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy and robbery. The verdict simply confirms what has already been common knowledge about the corrupt Baltimore Police Department, a problem detailed by a Justice Department report in 2016.
Detectives targeted "dope boy cars"; took drugs, guns and money found during illegal searches; and sold stolen weapons and drugs back on the streets. Trump: THIS is why the NFL players take a knee.
The president called it "sad" that America's history — the part engrained in a legacy of slavery and racism — was "being ripped apart."
Forty-one cases in the city have been dropped after more body cam footage suggests officers may have been planting evidence; hundreds are under review.
New body cam footage has emerged that shows police officers in Baltimore working together to plant evidence at a supposed crime scene, according to the Baltimore Office of the Public Defender (OPD). The clip comes out just weeks after a different video was released showing a different group of officers also fabricating evidence.
"This first-of-its-kind initiative is part of Kaiser Permanente's commitment to closing health disparities and reaching the entire community," said Bernadette Loftus, MD, associate executive director, The Permanente Medical Group.
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States and New Beginnings Barbershop are teaming up to offer free flu immunizations and preventive screenings in a Southwest Baltimore neighborhood near Union Square and Hollins Market.
AG Jeff Sessions rejected punishing "the misdeeds of individual bad actors" — despite evidence of systemic racism embedded in some police departments.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review of previous police reform agreements to ensure they align with the new administration's principles, according to a memo published Monday.
Police received real time special access from Geofeedia, a social media surveillance vendor, to social media feeds during the periods of unrest.
Law enforcement used social media to track activists and protesters during the riots in Ferguson and Baltimore, according to a new report released by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).