Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby found herself defending her decision to quickly charge the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case after Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman drew comparisons between the two cases. Remember you can always take WOLB 1010 with you wherever you go by listening live online or via our app. “We […]
Juan Grant has died following a West Baltimore shooting over the weekend. Grant, a close family friend of Freddie Gray’s and activist following Gray’s death from injuries suffered in police custody in 2015, was driving back to his grandmother’s home on Westwood Avenue Saturday evening when his car collided with a dirt bike on the […]
Four years ago, the MTA’s deputy police chief pulled many hours of records and put together an email for his colleagues called “RE: Mondawmin,” which outlined the earliest stages of the unrest after Freddie Gray’s death in detail. “At this point,” he wrote after three terse dispatches about kids throwing rocks, “it is clear and […]
Four years ago today (April 19), Freddie Gray Jr. died from injuries sustained while in police custody. His death sparked widespread protests in Baltimore and helped fuel a national conversation about race and police brutality. Gray was arrested on April 12, died on April 19, and the Baltimore unrest began on April 27. Baltimore is […]
Rachel Nash, who is white, created the bank card art as a means of expressing her disgust with the death of Freddie Gray and her endearment for BLM.
Baltimore's mayor and the attorney general announce that they've reached an accord on police reforms. The agreement awaits court approval.
Plus, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake slams Maryland's State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby in the "New York Times" and the federal government settles $493M in lawsuits with 17 Native American tribes.
White and Porter are the third and fourth officers to receive backpay, after three officers were previously acquitted and charges against the remaining officers were dropped in Freddie Gray's death.
For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]