Tag: Stephanie-Rawlings-Blake

Second Baltimore Cop Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Death

The second of six Baltimore police officers to be tried in connection with the death of Freddie Gray was found not guilty of all charges Monday. Officer Edward Nero, who was on bike patrol and one of the first officers to encounter Gray when he responded to a call on…

#BlackLivesMatter Activist DeRay Mckesson in Baltimore’s Mayoral Race

By Sheryl Estrada DeRay Mckesson during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” Minutes before the deadline to file for Baltimore mayoral candidacy lastWednesdaynight, popular Black rights activist DeRay Mckessonjumped into the race. Mckesson, 30, became the 13th and final candidate for the Democratic nomination in the April 26…

Baltimore Calls On Feds To Help End Violence Streak

In light of the record-breaking violence Baltimore has seen over the past several months, the city has enlisted the help of the federal government to assist the police in restoring order. For two months, the city will receive help from 10 additional agents, hailing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation;…

VIDEO: DOJ to Investigate Baltimore Police for Civil Rights Violations

By Michael Nam After Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake requested that the Justice Department fully investigate the Baltimore Police Department, the Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that federal investigators are conducting a civil rights probe into the city’s police practices. The investigation is to run concurrently with criminal investigations at both the…