Police State

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice, the highest ranking officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray , was on Monday acquitted on all counts. It marks the fourth time prosecutors have failed to secure a conviction in the case, the Baltimore Sun notes , and in turn "is likely to renew calls for Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby to drop the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Authorities in Cleveland, Ohio, are adding fuel to an already "combustible"...
Nika Knight, staff writer
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Louisiana and other local civil...

Further

Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."