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Revealed: As Baltimore Rose Up from Below, FBI Spied from Above

Flights raise questions about 'whether aerial surveillance has the effect of chilling First Amendment–protected speech and assembly,' says ACLU

Deirdre Fulton ·


Baltimore to Pay 'Extraordinary' $6.4 Million to Family of Freddie Gray

The settlement is not an admission of liability and would not impact the criminal cases against six officers currently underway

Deirdre Fulton ·


Maryland Launches New Effort to End Racial Profiling by Police

Police should adopt rules banning profiling based on race, identity, sexual orientation, and other characteristics, state Attorney General says

Nadia Prupis ·


Amidst New Protests, DOJ Seeks to Rein in Deadly Cleveland Police

Consent decree announced Tuesday includes measures to curtail racial profiling and forces Cleveland officers to provide emergency first aid

Deirdre Fulton ·


All 6 Baltimore Police Officers Indicted Over Death of Freddie Gray

Baltimore City state's attorney Marilyn Mosby says officers will be arraigned in early July

Common Dreams staff ·




'First Step' Toward Justice: Six Baltimore Cops Charged in Freddie Gray Case

State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray asked for medical attention twice during a ride between the site of his arrest and a police booking center

Deirdre Fulton ·


Police Van Carrying Freddie Gray Made Previously Undisclosed Stop: Report

Baltimore PD reportedly hand over investigation one day earlier than expected because it has 'exhausted every lead' in the investigation

Deirdre Fulton ·


'Structural Looting' of Black Communities Driving Protesters to Baltimore Streets

As media and police spin narrative of 'protester violence,' grassroots voices urge US society to focus on root causes of uprisings

Sarah Lazare ·

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