Tag: Freddie Gray

Archived: Baltimore Mayor Will Not Seek Re-Election

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced she no longer plans to run for re-election. “It was a very difficult decision,” she stated on Friday morning, “but I knew I needed to spend my time, the remaining 15 months of my term, focused on the city’s future and not my own.” She…

Archived: Judge Rules Freddie Gray Trials To Remain in Baltimore

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams denied the request of defense attorneys on Thursday morning to change the venue for thetrials of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Their fates will be determined in Baltimore. Lawyers for the officers…

Archived: New Racial Profiling Laws in Maryland Amid Unrest

On Tuesday, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued a nine-page memorandum, “Ending Discriminatory Profiling in Maryland,” which contains new guidelines to restrict racial profiling by law enforcement. This move comes eight months after the Obama administration announced its own rules on racial profiling. Maryland is the first state to…

Archived: 'Freddie Gray's Baltimore' Inspires College Course

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law will be offering a unique class this fall: a course inspired by the events following the tragic death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. The class, entitled “Freddie Gray’s Baltimore: Past, Present, and Moving Forward,” will be offered to University of Maryland…

Archived: Another Black Motorist Murdered, Officer Indicted

By Sheryl Estrada University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing stopped Samuel DuBose, an unarmed Black man, off campus just after 6 p.m. on July 19 because his front license plate was missing. The encounter ended with DuBose being shot in the head. During a press conference on Wednesday afternoon,…

Archived: LEO Press And FOX Affiliate Attempt To Smear Mosby

When Marilyn Mosby on May 1 announced the charges being filed against the police officers considered responsible for the death of Freddie Gray, she also gave insight into her family. She revealed that she comes from five generations of law enforcement, and expressed that “Law enforcement is pretty much instilled…