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Judge Allows Malicious Lawsuit Against Marilyn Mosby By Cops Who Killed...

AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis ruled that malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy claims brought by five of six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray against State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and Assistant Sheriff Sam Cogen may move forward, but tossed claims of false arrest, false imprisonment and abuse of process.

Baltimore Cops Are Basically Preying On Black People – Report

AFRICANGLOBE - The Justice Department on Wednesday issued a scathing report against the Baltimore Police Department, alleging systemic discrimination against the city’s Black residents.

No One Killed Freddie Gray: Another Baltimore Cop Is Acquitted On...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Baltimore police lieutenant was acquitted of manslaughter and two other charges in the April 2015 murder of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors another setback in their efforts to secure a conviction in the highly charged case.

How To Combat The Scourge Of Police Killings Of Unarmed Black...

How many more lives of unarmed Black men and women, tragically and senselessly killed by police, will our nation have to mourn before our country moves to fix its unjust and ineffective criminal justice system?

Another Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot By Baltimore Cops

AFRICANGLOBE - An unarmed Black man was fatally shot on Thursday by officers in suburban Baltimore who claim they thought he had a weapon when they were called to a home from which he was barred by protective order, the police chief said.

Freddie Gray’s Death Was A Homicide, Autopsy Confirms

AFRICANGLOBE - The death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, an event which provoked massive protests and unrest, leading to a police-military occupation of Baltimore by 5,000 National Guardsmen, was an act of homicide caused by police officers, an autopsy report leaked by an anonymous source to the Baltimore Sun confirmed.

Grand Jury Witnesses Told Not To Mention Police “Chokehold” In Eric...

AFRICANGLOBE - July 17 will mark exactly one year since a police chokehold in the New York City borough of Staten Island led to the death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six. The killing of Garner was caught on video and fueled national and international outrage over police violence and brutality.

Is The FBI Flying Secret Spy Planes In Your City?

AFRICANGLOBE - The FBI is operating a number of low-flying planes across the country with video and cellphone surveillance technology. All of these operations are taking place behind fake companies which serve as fronts.

Grand Jury Indicts Police Officers In The Murder Of Freddie Gray

AFRICANGLOBE - A grand jury in Baltimore has indicted six police officers on homicide and assault charges in the death of Freddie Gray, who was fatally injured last month in police custody, the city’s chief prosecutor said Thursday.

Nonviolence For Whom?

AFRICANGLOBE - As cities erupt after decades of oppression and violence at the hands of police, calls for nonviolence can be deafening. “Violence isn’t the answer,” the moralists chide when protesters throw rocks and clash with police. They’re right. But they’re telling the wrong people.

Baltimore Leads Comparable Cities In Black-Owned Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - In Baltimore, 35 percent of businesses are Black-owned, which is unusual for its size. I looked at the percentage of businesses that are Black-owned for the 20 U.S. cities with populations between 450,000 and 650,000. The data come from the Census’s Survey of Business Owners, which hasn’t been updated since 2007. (Data for 2012 is scheduled to be released later this year.)

A Culture Of Violence: In Baltimore Thousands Of Suspects Arrive Too...

AFRICANGLOBE - Correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center refused to admit nearly 2,600 detainees who were in police custody because their injuries were too severe.

Baltimore: Killer Cops Threaten To Sue State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

AFRICANGLOBE - The Baltimore police officers being prosecuted over the murder of Freddie Gray threatened on Friday to sue the city’s top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, for arresting them, as they demanded that she step down from their case over alleged conflicts of interest.

7 Reasons Why Life In America Is Hell For Black Kids

AFRICANGLOBE - Black children as young as 11—and sometimes even younger—are targeted by law enforcement, through school referrals that have them standing in criminal courts at rates that far outpace white children. Raising a Black child in 2015 means preparing him or her to bear the brunt of racism in all of its forms, starting with hyper-disciplining in schools to hyper-policing by the criminal justice system.

How Systemic Racism Entangles All Police Officers — Even Black Ones

AFRICANGLOBE - Systemic racism,which has been part of the US since its founding, can corrupt anyone's view of minorities in America. In the case of police, all cops are dealing with enormous cultural and systemic forces that build racial bias against minority groups.

Study: More White People See Systemic Problems In Policing After Freddie...

AFRICANGLOBE - While there are sharp differences in how Black and white people feel about race relations and interactions with police, a recent Pew Research poll does reveal that Blacks and whites agree on one thing: it was the right decision to charge the six Baltimore police officers in connection with Gray’s death.