Rally honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, pledges fight to end oppression

WASHINGTON – On the 50th anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy was honored by hundreds in the nation’s capital with a rally to end what participants said was systemic racism in the United States. Organized by the…

Kneeling Ravens protests draw fire and defenders

BALTIMORE- Over the past two weeks, the Baltimore Ravens have received lots of criticism from fans and some public officials for kneeling during the national anthem before the Sept. 24th game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and kneeling and praying before…

Police transparency called for in Maryland counties

ANNAPOLIS– ACLU, CASA, and other organizations spoke out in support of a recent bill that changes police misconduct complaints from personnel records to public ones at a press conference Tuesday.

Baltimore and DOJ reach agreement on consent decree

BALTIMORE — Mayor Catherine Pugh and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a consent decree between the City of Baltimore and the Department of Justice. The agreement is intended to address the problems within the police department outlined in a…

Law Enforcement Officials, Activists Testify on Police Reform Bills

About 280 people signed up to testify on bills regarding police accountability on Tuesday

Trials of 6 Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray will remain in city, judge rules

The trials of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured while in police custody in April, will continue in Baltimore.