Baltimore Rising: HBO Documentary Chronicles A City Trying To Heal After Freddie Gray’s Death | Essence When Freddie Gray died in police custody in April 2015, Baltimore was thrust into the glare of a harsh spotlight.

When Freddie Gray died in police custody in April 2015, Baltimore was thrust into the glare of a harsh spotlight.

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Family of Michael Brown Settles Lawsuit Against City of Ferguson – The New York Times A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Brown against the police officer who fatally shot him in Ferguson, Mo., ending the legal chapter of a case that sparked national outrage over the police’s treatment of black people.

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Brown against the police officer who fatally shot him in Ferguson, Mo., ending the legal chapter of a case that sparked national outrage over the police’s treatment of black people.

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Can Baltimore curtail police killings by defying Trump? – The Guardian Kevin Cooper was killed by city police at age 14 in 2006, but his death has vanished into obscurity. Now there’s hope for reform to prevent such cases – if it can withstand Trump’s insistence on ‘law and order’

Kevin Cooper was killed by city police at age 14 in 2006, but his death has vanished into obscurity. Now there’s hope for reform to prevent such cases – if it can withstand Trump’s insistence on ‘law and order’.

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Free Police Body Cameras Come With a Price – Slate On Wednesday, Taser International announced it is changing its name to Axon—and that it is offering every police department in the United States free body cameras, plus free software and data storage for one year. This announcement is a big deal, but not because it’s a great boon to policing. It isn’t.

On Wednesday, Taser International announced it is changing its name to Axon—and that it is offering every police department in the United States free body cameras, plus free software and data storage for one year. This announcement is a big deal, but not because it’s a great boon to policing. It isn’t.

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Welcome to the Arrest Capital of the United States When you cross into the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, Louisiana, over the Crescent City Connection bridge there is no sign that says, “Welcome to the Arrest Capital of the United States.”

When you cross into the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, Louisiana, over the Crescent City Connection bridge there is no sign that says, “Welcome to the Arrest Capital of the United States.”

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Baltimore vs. Marilyn Mosby | The New York Times Magazine In the midst of a national crisis of police violence, Baltimore’s state’s attorney gambled that prosecuting six officers for the death of Freddie Gray would help heal her city. She lost much more than just the case.

In the midst of a national crisis of police violence, Baltimore’s state’s attorney gambled that prosecuting six officers for the death of Freddie Gray would help heal her city. She lost much more than just the case.

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