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Hung Jury: Judge declared mistrial in Porter Trial

Tramon Lucas

December 16, 2015

Filed under LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS

The jury in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter could not reach a verdict, as the judge declared a mistrial Wednesday. Judge Barry G. Williams' decision came a day after the jury, made up of seven women and...

TV One holds town hall meeting on police-community relations

The MSU Spokesman

May 5, 2015

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS

Morgan State University was the site of a televised town hall meeting hosted by TV One newsman Roland Martin to discuss fundamental issues of the black community in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. Called “State of...

Morgan rallies with other HBCUs at City Hall (VIDEO)

The MSU Spokesman

May 4, 2015

Filed under LOCAL NEWS

Speakers at a City Hall rally Monday urged students from three historically black colleges and universities to become leaders in the protest movement emerging from recent unrest in Baltimore. State Sen. Catherine Pugh to...

Report detailing Freddie Gray’s arrest and death is delivered

The MSU Spokesman

April 30, 2015

Filed under LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS

On Thursday, The Baltimore Police Department delivered a detailed internal report on the arrest and death of Freddie Gray to the state’s attorney a day before expected. WJLA, a local Washington television station, reported...

An important task in the hands of 3 black women

The MSU Spokesman

April 30, 2015

Filed under LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS

Three black women hold the fate of how justice will be served in the death of Freddie Gray. They will decide whether charges are warranted against any or all of the six police officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died...

Baltimore takes steps to get back to normal

The MSU Spokesman

April 29, 2015

Filed under LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS

Peaceful protesters marched Wednesday to Penn Station and City Hall for justice and to take the steps needed to help rebuild the community. People gathered in West Baltimore and Downtown to continue to help clean up the debris...

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