Tag: Freddie Gray

Archived: 8 of 10 U.S. Prosecutors are White Males, Study Shows

A study released Tuesday by the Women Donors Network‘s Reflective Democracy Campaign draws a poor conclusion when it comes to diversity among American prosecutors. According to the findings, an estimated 95 percent of local and elected state prosecutors in 2014 were white. And the results don’t fare very well for…

Archived: Baltimore: More Homicides, Less Arrests

With unrest in Baltimore lingering weeks after the riots following Freddie Gray’s funeral, the relationship between the community and the police department remains strained. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has recently made headlines in an attempt to mend this relationship, and now it seems as if Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn…

Archived: Ending the Myth of Absent Black Fatherhood

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock In 2013, the CDC released its National Health Statistics Report data regarding the involvement that fathers had with their children. Interestingly, the report showed that Black fathers were often more engaged with their children than their white and non-white Hispanic counterparts countering many of…