WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama visited a mosque in Baltimore on Wednesday and assured Muslims that “inexcusable political rhetoric” against them had no place in America.
CHARLESTON: The Ku Klux Klan plans to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at the South Carolina Capitol, where a man was arrested on Monday night in a confrontation with anti-flag protesters over a symbol associated with slavery.
WASHINGTON: A grand jury indicted six Baltimore police officers Thursday over the death of African-American Freddie Gray in their custody last month, a state attorney said.
BALTIMORE: A jubilant Baltimore headed into a weekend of rallies on Saturday after six police officers were criminally charged over the arrest of a 25-year-old black man whose death led to rioting earlier in the week.
BALTIMORE: Baltimore’s chief prosecutor charged one police officer with murder on Friday and five others with lesser crimes in the death of a young black man who suffered a critical neck injury in the back of a police van, a case that fueled new anger over police conduct in black communities.
BALTIMORE: Residents of impoverished West Baltimore erupted in jubilation and relief Friday after authorities charged six officers over the death in custody of a young African-American man.
BALTIMORE: Baltimore police enforced a curfew for a third night Thursday, as new reports emerged over how the black man at the center of the latest US racial unrest sustained fatal injuries while in police custody.
BALTIMORE: Thousands of people demonstrated in major cities along the US East Coast on Wednesday demanding an end to what they say is police brutality, after a young African-American man died of injuries sustained in custody in Baltimore.
BALTIMORE: National Guard troops deployed to head off further rioting in Baltimore on Tuesday as President Barack Obama warned that recent incidents “raise troubling questions” about the policing of black communities.
BALTIMORE: The Maryland National Guard will be deployed in the riot-hit US city of Baltimore, the mayor said Monday, as she declared an overnight curfew.