Tag: Freddie Gray

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Bill Clinton: My Crime Bill Did ‘Cast Too Wide a Net’

Former President Bill Clinton admitted that parts of his crime bill “cast too wide a net, and we have too many people in prison” in an interview with CNN International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday. While Bill denied that Hillary Clinton was

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Obama: ‘We Ignore’ ‘Pockets’ of Poverty

President Obama said that “too often we ignore” “pockets of poverty, lack of opportunity, lack of education” on Monday’s “Late Show” on CBS. Obama said, “it’s important that now that charges have been brought in Baltimore, that we let due

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Clarke: Cops Can’t Get Fair Trials In Baltimore

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) argued that the police officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death could not get a fair trial in Baltimore on Saturday’s “Justice with Judge Jeanine” on the Fox News Channel. Clarke was asked if he

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Baltimore Rally: Burn Down Stores to Get Them ‘Out of Our Communities’

During a large rally in front of Baltimore’s City Hall, a young man introduced as “Brother Rose,” in winding and sometimes incoherent speech, praised the burning of a CVS store at the corner of Pennsylvania and North Avenues. “America didn’t care until we started affecting things they profit from… What we saying, ‘Let’s get you out of our communities.’”

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Buchanan: Obama Baltimore Speech ‘Correct,’ Cops Overcharged

Columnist Pat Buchanan praised President Obama’s speech after the riots in Baltimore, but said that the charges brought against six police officers in Freddie Gray’s death were “overdone” on Friday’s “McLaughlin Group.” Buchanan said, “after the riot started, the president

‘Dallas to Baltimore’ Protests: Divergent Views Come Together for Peaceful March

Three groups with seemingly divergent viewpoints came together in Dallas to peacefully express their views about the situation in Baltimore. Peaceful, respectful, but a smaller than expected turn-out was how the #DallasToBaltimore demonstration went in Dallas on Friday night, May 1. The groups gathered to show solidarity with Baltimore, a city torched by the incendiary behavior of its residents in the wake of the tragic death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.

Dem Rep Thanks God for Charges in Gray Death

Friday, shortly after State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced six Baltimore police officers now face criminal charges for the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said, “I have come here today to thank God Marilyn

98 Cops Injured in Baltimore Riots

Baltimore police officials said 98 officers have been injured since riots broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray. Thirteen of the officers had to be placed on medical leave, and 15 were relegated to light duty. Police Capt. Eric Kowalczyk said protesters had fired bricks, bottles, and chunks of cement at officers.

Report: Freddie Gray Had Head Injury Matching a Bolt Inside Police Van

An ABC news affiliate reported Thursday afternoon that the injuries which ultimately killed Freddie Gray took place inside a police van and not during his arrest. It remains unclear whether those injuries were the result of a failure to secure Gray with a seat belt or caused by some actions of the police officers involved.

Live Updates: Baltimore’s Curfew, Day Three

Breitbart News covers breaking updates from Thursday night’s protests over the death of Freddie Gray. After two nights of relative peace, demonstrators are still confronting police as the sun sets, but the city is hopeful for continued calm.

Nir Barkat (Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press)

Jerusalem Mayor Meets ‘Baltimore’ Protestors in Street

In an echo of protests this week in Baltimore, demonstrators in Jerusalem, Israel have taken to the streets to oppose police brutality against Ethiopian Israelis. The immediate trigger for the protest, which drew hundreds of people to the streets near Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence, was a surveillance video showing two policemen beating a black Israeli soldier in uniform. Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat rushed to the scene to listen to the demonstrators’ concerns.