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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...

Incarceration Rates Disproportionately Impact Black Men

The MSU Spokesman

August 31, 2015

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS

Incarceration rates in the U.S. disproportionately impact African American men. Minorities as a whole are more likely to be swept up in the criminal justice system than their white counterparts. But it is black males in particular that are most dramatically impacted by the U.S. criminal justice ...

Report detailing Freddie Gray’s arrest and death is delivered

The MSU Spokesman

April 30, 2015

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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

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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...

PHOTO GALLERY: Dinner and food drive at local Baltimore church

The MSU Spokesman

April 29, 2015

Filed under LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS

Here are a few more photos of the dinner and food drive that was facilitated by two active community organizations, the No Boundaries Coalition and the Baltimore United in Leadership.   Photo Credit: Luv Peace To read our full ...

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