Tag: Freddie Gray

Archived: Trump Sides with Putin, Indictment Against Russians Mentions Social Media Targeting Blacks

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…

Archived: Baltimore Cops Allegedly Faked Evidence Again

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…

Archived: Trump's Pro-Police Brutality Speech Slammed

President Donald Trump told police officers on Friday not to be”too nice” while transporting suspects a statement supportive of police brutality, according to various law enforcement officials around the country. Some officers are already pros in Trump’s suggested tactics, such as the Baltimore cops who transportedFreddie Grayduring his 2015 arrest,…

Archived: Freddie Gray Van Driver Acquitted of all Charges

The Baltimore Police van driver who transported Freddie Gray and was accused of giving him a “rough ride” that led to his fatal spinal injury was acquitted of all charges Thursday, including murder, manslaughter and reckless endangerment. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., whohad waived his right to a jury trial…

Archived: Murder Trial for Freddie Gray Officer Begins Today

The trial involving the most serious charges filed in connection to Freddie Gray’s death begins today. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., who drove the police wagon that transported Gray, faces charges including second-degree depraved heart murder. During pretrial motions on Monday, Goodson opted to be tried by a judge rather…

Archived: Reporter who Pushed for Diversity Coverage Dies

Rising journalism star Michael J. Feeney, a former New York Daily News reporter and immediate past president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, died on Sunday at the age of 32. The advocate for diversity in newsrooms was about to start his dream job as an entertainment reporter…