St. Louis officials are expecting the state of emergency to be lifted by Wednesday, the St. Louis Dispatch reports.

8 ways you can support #TraumaCenterNow as sit-in arrestees head to bond court @prisonculture — TraumaCare Coalition (@TraumaCenterNow) June 5, 2015 Protests at the University of Chicago Wednesday (Jun. 3) led to the arrest of nine men and women who locked themselves inside a building in order to lobby for the development of a trauma […]

Two Baltimore correctional officers have been charged with looting after a YouTube clip showed them stealing from a local store during riots following the death of Freddie Gray. Officers Tamika Cobb and Kendra Richard can be seen in the video above taking food from a local 7-Eleven store, according to the Baltimore Sun. The video shows Richard and […]

Medical professionals and attorneys are disputing the “excited delirium” result in the autopsy of Natasha McKenna, The Washington Post reports. McKenna, 37, who suffered from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, died in the custody of Fairfax County, Virginia police in February when she was electrocuted with a Taser several times during a psychotic episode. After months of scrutiny and […]

The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Baltimore has seen a huge spike in prospective mentors, bringing some positivity to the city since the death of Freddie Gray. The program’s Baltimore chapter has seen a 3,000 percent hike following protests in the city, NBC News reports. President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

A police officer’s kind words during a period of unrest over the death of Freddie Gray touched many across Baltimore, who have for so long witnessed police violence in their communities. Sgt. K Glanville spoke to a crowd on Saturday during a festive rally about her role as a police officer and expressed that not all officers are […]

Three people were injured in two separate shootings in Ferguson this week during community marches for Freddie Gray. The shootings occurred late Tuesday evening as a group of about 50 protesters marched near West Florissant Avenue near Canfield Drive, the same area where Michael Brown was shot and killed by former officer Darren Wilson last year, the St. […]

Officials are convinced that the 10 p.m. curfew is working in Baltimore; the city was relatively quiet following the uprising that took place on Monday, NBC News reports. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts spoke to reporters and listed a total of 10 arrests that took place on Tuesday. Most of the arrests were linked to violations. One officer […]


Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting men in significantly greater numbers than Blacks and Hispanics do according to a new study, reports Newsday. Is anyone surprised given that whites probably are not hit as much as Blacks or Hispanics? Newsday reports that about seven of ten whites, or 70 percent “can imagine […]