Tag Archives: Baltimore

25Jun/15

Alabama governor orders Confederate flags removed from state Capitol

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley orders Confederate flags to be removed from the grounds of the Southern state’s Capitol.
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19May/15

Obama sets new limits on police use of military equipment

U.S. President Barack Obama puts in place new restrictions on the use of military equipment by police departments, following unrest in U.S. cities over the deaths of black men at the hands of police officers.

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09May/15

Mother of Trayvon Martin lends her voice to art exhibition exploring social inequality

Mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager that was shot by George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks at Los Angeles exhibition exploring social inequality through art.

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01May/15

Charges to be filed in death of Freddie Grey-prosecutor

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announces that charges will be filed against the police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray.

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29Apr/15

Peace Be Still

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Baltimore Thanks @darinatwater Photo by M. Cromartie

28Apr/15

Night of rioting in Baltimore results in burnt buildings, cars and ransacked shops – amateur videos

A day and night of violence in Baltimore leaves cars’ wreckage and litter on streets and shops damaged, amateur videos show. The violence followed the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

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28Apr/15

Gray family attorney calls for reflection, reform amid violence

An attorney for the family of a man who died after being injured in police custody in Baltimore says he is confident that Attorney General Loretta Lynch will address growing concerns about deadly confrontations betweeen mostly white police and black men.

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27Apr/15

Loretta Lynch sworn-in as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is sworn in as U.S. Attorney General and faces a raft of pressing issues — not least of which is the spate of deadly confrontations between mostly white police officers and mostly black men.
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