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By Margaret Myers
In the year following the death of Michael Brown, America has seen its share of racial disquiet. It is with this backdrop that PBS NewsHour and Marist College’s Institute for Public Opinion conducted a survey of Americans that illustrates the…
By Joshua Barajas
The Baltimore city board approved a $6.4 million settlement Wednesday in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who sustained a fatal spinal injury while in police custody in April.
By Colleen Shalby
Protesters and Baltimore Police started gathering this morning before today’s pretrial hearing for the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray.
By Paul Solman
Editor’s Note: When economic correspondent Paul Solman went to Baltimore earlier this month to report on how the riots there affected the local economy, he spoke with Johns Hopkins historian N.D.B. Connolly. Connolly brought Paul to the mall where the…
Baltimore officials face a litany of questions over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, that died while in police custody. During a 30-minute ride in a police van, Gray sustained a severe spinal injury, something like the…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President Obama visited the Oregon headquarters of athletic apparel company Nike to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Also, the Labor Department reported that employers added 223,000 jobs in April, up from March. The unemployment rate dropped…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will conduct a broad investigation into the Baltimore police force in search of law enforcement practices that are unconstitutional and violate civil rights, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Friday.
Business owners, investors and even churches have seen their livelihoods crippled by the riots that plagued Baltimore this past week, following news of the death of a black man while in police custody. Now they are trying to piece back…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asked the Justice Department to investigate the city’s police department following the death of Freddie Gray. She said a review would show if the case is part of a pattern of…
During Baltimore’s six-day curfew after the recent riots, some residents gave up wages and access to other necessities in order to be home by 10 p.m. Residents share their reactions to the protests and riots and the end of the…
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