Fight Between Black Lives Matter, National Rifle Association Continues After NRA Sues Over Florida Bill

Black Lives Matter may have harshly criticized the National Rifle Association Friday following the NRA’s announcement that it is suing over a Florida bill that would raise the rifle-buying age to 21-years-old, Newsweek reported. BLM described the NRA as a “terrorist organization.” The NRA’s federal lawsuit followed Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s signing of Senate Bill […]

DOJ Report On Baltimore Police Includes Prosecutor Calling Rape Victim A ‘Wh*re’

The Department of Justice has been investigating the Baltimore Police Department after the 2015 death of Freddie Gray, a black man who sustained fatal injuries at the hands of police while in custody in a police van. Not only did they find racial bias and discrimination within the Baltimore Police Department, but the report released […]

Baltimore Police Department Not Just Racist, But Every Other ‘Ist,’ Too, Says DOJ Report

After an investigation into the Baltimore Police Department, the Justice Department has concluded that the department is guilty of unconstitutionally stopping, searching, and arresting African-Americans by doing so far more than they do other races. In addition, the Department of Justice found that Baltimore Police routinely use excessive force when dealing with minors, as well […]

Marilyn Mosby Sued By Baltimore Officers After Failing To Find Justice For Freddie Gray

Now that the charges against the Baltimore police officers still awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray have been dismissed, the spotlight is now on the defamation lawsuits five of the six officers have filed against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby. Mosby announced on Wednesday that Officer Garrett Miller and Officer Alicia White would […]

Last Charges Dropped Against Police Officers In Freddie Gray Case

The last charges against the three policemen involved in the killing of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who fell into a coma while in a police van and later died, were dropped, state prosecutors said Wednesday. None of the six policemen initially charged in Gray’s death will be sentenced in this high-profile case, which […]

WNBA Black Lives Matter: Players Fined For Wearing Black T-Shirts Amid Recent Shootings

If one can go 90 seconds on any sort of social media without seeing a social activist hashtag like #BlackLivesMatter or #JusticeForInsertName, then they must not be following anyone on that account. Social activism is everywhere, ranging from debates about which bathrooms transgenders are allowed to use and how companies should fire someone just because […]

Carmelo Anthony On Freddie Gray Ruling: The System Is Broken

The saying goes that if you fail at first, then try again, but prosecutors in Baltimore may want to ask themselves if quitting is a viable option at this point. For the fourth time since last spring, prosecutors were unable to secure a conviction in the Freddie Gray case as Lt. Brian Rice, 42, was […]

Freddie Gray Death: Another Baltimore Officer Acquitted

The Freddie Gray case has now seen another Baltimore officer acquitted on all charges. Lt. Brian Rice, the highest ranking officer to be charged over the death of Freddie Gray, was facing involuntary manslaughter and other serious charges. The prosecution failed to convict Rice, according to the Baltimore Sun. This is the fourth time an […]

The Last Thing America Needs Is One More White Guy Telling The Black Community What To Do

There’s a Huffington Post article I keep seeing around on my Facebook news feed called “Police Misconduct, African-American Misconduct, Muslim Misconduct: Call for Action.” It’s written by an older white man named George Peknik, who in an open letter format instructs the 95 percent of “good ones” of three communities that they need to do […]

Freddie Gray Case: Fourth Baltimore Police Officer Charged In Death Opts For Bench Trial After Two Acquittals Of Co-Accused

Lieutenant Brian Rice, the fourth Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, has chosen a bench trial after the acquittals of two of his co-accused according to Reuters. Rice is the highest ranking of the six officers that have been charged in the controversial death. He issued the order for the bicycle […]

Caesar Goodson’s Acquittal In Freddie Gray’s Death Makes Remaining Trials An Exercise In Futility

The third Baltimore, Maryland, police officer to stand trial for the death of Freddie Gray was found not guilty of all charges. Just before 11 a.m. (EST), Judge Barry Williams decided that Goodson was not responsible for Gray’s death, predictably mirroring his decision to let another officer charged in the case, Edward Nero, walk as […]

Baltimore Police Officer’s Murder Trial For The Death Of Freddie Gray Began Thursday

Baltimore Police Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., the only officer to be charged with murder in the death of Freddie Gray, went on trial Thursday. Gray died while in police custody on April 12, 2015, after he was arrested for what police said was an illegal switchblade and because he ran from officers. Prosecutors allege […]

Latest Bernie Sanders Ad A Real Tear-Jerker [Video]

From the goosebump-inducing strains of “America,” to the lump-in-the-throat endorsement of Erica Garner, the Bernie Sanders campaign has become famous for its masterful storytelling and moving imagery. Bernie’s latest ad features the story of Chris Wilson, a young black man whose life went off the rails due to poverty and inequality, landing him in prison […]

Marilyn Mosby ‘Overreached’ In Freddie Gray Case, Legal Expert Tells Fox News’ Megyn Kelly — Says BLM Is ‘Endangering’ Our Legal System [Video]

Marilyn Mosby, the Baltimore prosecutor who charged six police officers with the April 2015 murder of Freddie Gray, “overreached” in her attempts to mollify “the mob,” Harvard Law professor and author Alan Dershowitz told Megyn Kelly of Fox News’ The Kelly File. When asked by Kelly what his issue with Mosby was, Dershowitz responded, “Overcharging,” […]

Marilyn Mosby: Two Trials, No Convictions Of Officers In Freddie Gray Case — Did She Rush To Judgment?

After two trials with zero convictions, Baltimore’s lead prosecutor Marilyn Mosby is facing an avalanche of criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. The 25-year-old black man died seven days after sustaining critical injuries when he was taken into police custody. As […]

Second Freddie Gray Trial Begins, Edward Nero Trial Could Change Things

Thursday sees the second trial relating to the Freddie Gray case, involving Officer Edward Nero, which could lead to changes in the way similar cases are handled. The first trial last year relating to the death of Freddie Gray ended in a hung jury. This time, that is unlikely to happen, as Thursday’s trial will […]

Baltimore Police Sued: Six Men Claim They Were Beaten By Cops During Freddie Gray Protests

The Baltimore Police Department has been sued by six men who claim they were beaten, pepper-sprayed, or otherwise abused by cops during the protests following the death of Freddie Gray, The Baltimore Sun is reporting. Back in April 2015, Baltimore erupted into riots following the death of Freddie Gray, an African-American man who died in […]

Court Halts Trial Of Baltimore Police Officer In Freddie Gray Case

Those waiting for a verdict from the trials over the death of Freddie Gray will wait a little longer. The trials are now on hold after the jury could not reach a unanimous decision during the first trial. The first trial against Baltimore police officer William Porter ended in a mistrial. This will complicate the […]

Freddie Gray: Hung Jury Results In Mistrial

Freddie Gray, 25, was fatally injured in April 2015 while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department. Although the young man’s death resulted in a $2.8 million civil settlement, jurors are having a hard time deciding whether six officers, who were charged with involvement in Gray’s death, are in fact guilty. On Wednesday evening, […]

Baltimore Riots: Protesters Gather After Mistrial In First Freddie Gray Trial, City Preparing For Unrest

Baltimore is bracing for the possibility of riots after the trial of the first officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray ended Wednesday in a mistrial. Police officer William Porter was on trial for manslaughter, assault, misconduct, and reckless endangerment charges in the death of Gray, a young black man who died in police […]

First Freddie Gray Trial Begins As More Baltimore Riots Feared

The first Freddie Gray trial begins as Baltimore braces for riots to occur once again. Gray, 25, suffered some type of “mysterious injury” while being transported by police on April 19 and died shortly later. Black Lives Matter and other activists engaged in protests over alleged police brutality as the Baltimore riots took over the […]

Freddie Gray’s Mother Attempts Suicide [Report]

Freddie Gray’s mother, Gloria Darden, was reportedly hospitalized following an unsuccessful suicide attempt. Although authorities confirmed the woman is being treated for “self-inflicted” injuries of an unknown nature, she is expected to survive. Darden gained national attention following the death of her 25-year-old son, who was critically injured while in police custody. As reported by […]

Freddie Gray Update: Officer Recalls Gray Begging For His Life

It’s been months since Freddie Gray passed away after being detained by Baltimore authorities, and although a lot of the investigation is undisclosed, an officer involved in Gray’s arrest opened up about the incident, indicating that Gray was pleading for help. New York Daily News reports that Officer William Porter revealed that after Gray was […]

Baltimore Officer Shoots 19-Year-Old Who Points ‘Finger Gun’ At Him During Chase

Baltimore County Police said in a statement released Thursday that a police officer fatally shot a 19-year-old man who made a “finger gun” gesture at him during a chase after the man tried to use a fake prescription to purchase a narcotic cough syrup. According to the statement, the young man, identified as Keith Harrison […]

Baltimore Agrees to $6.4 Million Wrongful Death Settlement

The family of Freddie Gray, who died in Baltimore police custody after being arrested, has been awarded a $6.4 million dollar settlement by the city. The city resolved the civil claim about a week after the hearing of the first case against the six officers. Six Baltimore officers are facing charges stemming from Gray’s death. […]

Black Lives Matter, A Cry For Help

Black Lives Matter staged a march on Saturday around the Minnesota State Fair attended by families looking to enjoy the annual festivities. With the fair gates closed by police, the march ended up outside the main entrance where organizers aired their grievances in speeches on social and political injustice. The BlackFair protest march, as it […]

Freddie Gray Haunts Baltimore Police As Violence Escalates

Freddie Gray’s death after Baltimore police arrest leads to summer murder spree and soaring crime rates in a city out of control under Mayor Rawlings-Blake. July recorded a record number of 45 murders in Baltimore city, 192 murders for the year and 378 victims of gunshot wounds. The native city of Freddie Gray is fast […]

‘The Wire’ Cast Reunites In Baltimore

The Wire cast reunited in Baltimore in an event organized so residents could share their “real-life” stories about living in the city. The cast of the HBO hit series spent the Saturday in the city, which was torn about by rioting. The event was titled, “Wired Up! A Celebration of the Spirit + Power of […]

Baltimore Mayor Soaked In Water, Woman Arrested

The Baltimore mayor, soaked in water, was shocked after a woman took a cup and dumped liquid over her head at the Mondawmin Festival in Baltimore. The woman, 37-year-old Lacheisa Pailin-Sheffer, allegedly ran up to city Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and dumped a large cup of water over her head, according to The Baltimore Sun. The […]

Baltimore Police Respond To Accusations Of Brutality Exposed By Ex-Officer’s Disturbing Tweets

Ex-Baltimore Police Officer Michael Wood has taken to Twitter to expose incidents of corruption, including police brutality, following the leaked reports that the recent autopsy conducted on 25-year-old Freddie Gray ruled his death, while in police custody, a homicide. The news of the leaked autopsy comes as a bittersweet message to the black community of […]

Retired Baltimore Cop Exposes Police Misconduct, Brutality

A retired Baltimore cop opened up on social media today regarding misconduct, corruption, and brutality that he reportedly witnessed while serving more than 10 years on the Baltimore police force. New York Daily News reports that Michael A. Wood Jr., 35, a U.S. Marine and former sgt., took to Twitter to reveal horrific actions of […]

Freddie Gray Autopsy Report Shows ‘High-Energy Injury’ As Cause Of Death [Report]

Freddie Gray, a black man killed while in the custody of Baltimore police in April, died from a “high-energy injury,” according to the autopsy report. Medical examiner ruled Gray’s death a homicide because officers failed to follow safety protocols. According to a copy of the autopsy report obtained by the Baltimore Sun, the victim’s deadly […]

Megyn Kelly Scolds Freddie Gray Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Over Ethics [Video]

Megyn Kelly, the host of FNC’s The Kelly File, has suggested that Maryland District Attorney Marilyn Mosby could be poisoning the jury pool with controversial public comments such that six indicted Baltimore cops may be unable to get a fair trial. Mosby is prosecuting the six officers for their alleged involvement in the death of […]

Geraldo Rivera: ‘Black Lives Matter Only When They Are Killed By White Cops’ [Video]

Geraldo Rivera claims that the civil rights movement only cares about black lives if they are killed by white police officers. Rivera made this bold statement on Sean Hannity’s Fox News Channel show (Andrea Tantaros sitting in as host) last night in a discussion of the indictment of six Baltimore cops for the death of […]

Grand Jury Indicts Six Baltimore Officers Involved In Freddie Gray’s Death

Baltimore City State’s attorney Marilyn Mosby announced on Thursday that the six officers involved in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray had been indicted. Speaking at a press conference, Mosby said that the indictment followed two weeks of prosecutors presenting evidence to a grand jury. She also stated that some of the charges were changed […]

Jay-Z, Beyonce Spark Outrage On Twitter Following Baltimore, Ferguson Protester Bail-Out Reports

Jay-Z and Beyonce made headlines over the weekend after writer and social activist Dream Hampton spilled details about their questionable contributions to provide bail money for Ferguson and Baltimore protesters. As previously reported on the Inquisitr, the affluent billion-dollar couple reportedly “wired tens of thousands of dollars to activists” involved in the Baltimore protests following […]

Ku Klux Klan Better Than New Black Leaders, Says Reverend, As Doctor Tells Blacks To Kill Cops In ‘Self Defense’

The Ku Klux Klan and Nazi skinheads are actually better than today’s black leaders according to Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson, who is also African American himself. The black Reverend makes this claim even as some black leaders like Dr. Mauricelm-Lei Millere tells blacks that they must kill cops in self-defense. In a related report by […]

Jay-Z, Beyoncé Paid Thousands To Bail Out Protesters Arrested In Baltimore Riots, Report Says

Hip hop mogul and superstar Jay-Z and his pop icon wife, Beyoncé, secretly wired “tens of thousands” of dollars to activists in Baltimore to pay bail for protesters arrested during the civil unrest following the death, in police custody, of 25-year-old Freddie Gray in that city, according to a report in the online magazine Complex. […]

Baltimore Law Enforcement Officers Caught On Camera Looting During Freddie Gray Riots [Video]

More Baltimore officers have added fuel to the speculative fire. The Baltimore Police Department has been in hot water for the past month over the highly publicized death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Now it looks like things have gotten worse. Footage of yet another incriminating incident involving Baltimore law enforcement officers has surfaced. Apparently, two […]

Two Prison Guards Charged With Looting During Baltimore Riots

Two female prison guards assigned to a Baltimore jail stand accused of looting a 7-11 convenience store during last month’s riots. The city was engulfed in violence following the death of Freddie Gray from a spinal injury while in police custody. Six police officers have since been charged in Gray’s death. Law enforcement authorities acting […]

Chris Rock Sounds Off About White Kids, Insists They’re Never Victims Of Police Brutality

Chris Rock is known for voicing his opinion where race relations are concerned, and it looks like he’s at it again. During his recent interview with the Guardian, he touched on a number of topics including television and film. But, in wake of the highly controversial death of Baltimore’s Freddie Gray, the 50-year-old comedian/actor was […]

Baltimore Arrest Report Says Thousands Of Suspects Too Injured To Enter Jail

A new report released in Baltimore says that for the past three years, thousands of people who were arrested have been far too injured to enter Baltimore jails as a result of their arrests, heading instead to Baltimore-area hospitals. Citing reports that date back to June of 2012, The Baltimore Sun reported yesterday that over […]

Rapper Ja Rule Endorses Hillary Clinton On National TV

Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton got some support from an unexpected source this week when rap star Ja Rule publicly endorsed her on television. According to the New York Daily News, Ja Rule appeared on Fox Business on Thursday to promote a new business he’s starting called Magnises, a credit card company. But before Ja […]

Three Black Women Working On Same Case: U.S. Attorney General, Baltimore’s Mayor, And Baltimore State’s Attorney

Three black women are in the news, with Baltimore, Maryland, being the thread that links them. Those African-American women are U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, 55, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, 45, and Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, 35. All of them are working on the Baltimore case involving the death of Freddie Gray, 25, who […]

Marilyn Mosby Faces Lawsuit Threats For ‘Incompetent’ Charges In Freddie Gray Death

After Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby spoke in a press conference last Friday, it seemed like another riot was going to break out. Instead, this unrest is particularly targeted against the said attorney whom critics are currently branding as “incompetent.” In less than 24 hours after the police completed their investigation of Freddie Gray’s […]

Prince To Perform At ‘Rally 4 Peace’ Concert In Baltimore

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Prince is not one to perform for political causes, but in the wake of the Baltimore unrests, he has taken political interest on the case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died due to spinal injuries he suffered while under police custody. The highly-revered artist is going […]

Bob Marley’s Music Still Relevant to Baltimore: ‘Nothing Change, Nothing Strange’

Bob Marley brought some peace to Baltimore on May 2nd. The cast of the musical, Marley, wanted to help heal the city after its recent experience of rioting in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death. They offered a free performance of Marley to the city, including Marley actor Mitchell Brunings’ version of “Redemption Song.” Weary […]

Could Marilyn Mosby Face Criminal Charges For Quick Call Against Cops? New Report Details Possibilities

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has definitely ruffled feathers over the past week. The newly-appointed prosecutor has been widely criticized for her quick decision to file charges against the six Baltimore police officers associated with the death of Freddie Gray. Mosby’s statement during her press conference on Friday, May 1, has also been scrutinized because […]

Baltimore Is A Democrat Problem? Think Again, Says Congressman

“Baltimore is a Democrat problem.” That has been the rallying cry of Republicans tired of being blamed for problems in urban communities. But Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat, has a message for these remarks: think again. Cummings was confronted with the fact that Baltimore has been represented by Democratic rule at the city, state, […]

Baltimore Mayor Calls In U.S. Department Of Justice To Investigate Possible Civil Rights Violations By City Police

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake suspects that the Baltimore Police Department is guilty of civil rights violations. However, because the very department that would usually investigate such matters is the group in need of investigation, Rawlings-Blake has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to step in to investigate mistreatment of African Americans by the Baltimore police. […]